Doug Smith

Los Angeles Times

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Senior writer for the Los Angeles Times.

Doug Smith on KCRW

KCRW looks at how much LA taxpayers are funding low-income housing, and whether that money is being put to good use. The latest idea: tiny homes.

8 x 8 foot home for Angelenos experiencing homelessness? Each costs LA up to $130,000, reporting finds

KCRW looks at how much LA taxpayers are funding low-income housing, and whether that money is being put to good use. The latest idea: tiny homes.

from Greater LA

With tens of thousands of homeless people still living on the streets during the pandemic, the city and county of LA are under increasing pressure to house them to prevent further…

LA officials can't agree on how to shelter homeless people living near freeways

With tens of thousands of homeless people still living on the streets during the pandemic, the city and county of LA are under increasing pressure to house them to prevent further…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Despite the Big One certainly being on the way, California has fallen way behind on the mapping of earthquake faults to prevent new building in the wrong places.

Can LA Survive the Next Big Earthquake?

Despite the Big One certainly being on the way, California has fallen way behind on the mapping of earthquake faults to prevent new building in the wrong places.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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If you’re fortunate enough to own a home in California, you may feel like your backyard is your kingdom.

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The recent oil spill off the coast of Huntington Beach has raised questions about the state of offshore oil in California, like how many structures are there and who owns them.

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Lester Solis was a junior at Belmont High School in Los Angeles when the pandemic caused his mother to lose her job and him to work full-time at Home Depot in addition to going to…

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According to a recent USC report , one in 10 households in LA County struggle to provide their family with three meals a day.

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On today’s indie spotlight, we share “Infinities,” by Boen Wang. It’s about mental illness, toxic workplace environments, Egyptian Rat Screw, and the nature of infinity.

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