Dowell Myers

University of Southern California

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Professor of Policy and Planning at the University of Southern California; author of Immigrants and Boomers: Forging a New Social Contract for the Future of America and Analysis with Local Census Data: Portraits of Change

Dowell Myers on KCRW

As millennials get older and look to move out of small apartments, what does that mean for construction in downtown LA and elsewhere with housing shortages?

What aging millennials mean for downtown development

As millennials get older and look to move out of small apartments, what does that mean for construction in downtown LA and elsewhere with housing shortages?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Mayor of Los Angeles is stepping all over what's long been called "the third rail of California politics," Proposition 13, which passed in 1978.  Property taxes were on the rise,…

Mayor Villaraigosa Takes On Prop 13

The Mayor of Los Angeles is stepping all over what's long been called "the third rail of California politics," Proposition 13, which passed in 1978.  Property taxes were on the rise,…

from Which Way, L.A.?

Since it became a state in 1850, California grew so fast that it gained congressional seats after every census. Not this time around.

Census Figures Indicate Shift in the Political Landscape

Since it became a state in 1850, California grew so fast that it gained congressional seats after every census. Not this time around.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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A new book documents how New York Times reporters broke the story of Harvey Weinstein.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Musso & Frank Grill became a hangout for Hollywood elites and other LA celebrities in the 1930s, and has continued to the present day. It's a great place to people watch.

from Greater LA

A cartoon on the cover of the Economist says it all: leaders of the world’s two foremost democracies are scrambling to hold on. President Trump is faced with the possibility of impeachment. In the interests of Brexit, Boris Johnson is accused of lying to the Queen and defying Parliament. In both countries, voters are losing trust not just in their elected leaders but in their governments. The UK and the US aren’t alone, as the ideals of western democracy are being challenged by demagogues in other parts of the world.

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Buckle up.

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The  Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy  in Goleta recently received preliminary approval from the Santa Barbara Unified School District for a new $16 million addition.

from KCRW Features

Homeless people around LA are saying that they’re experiencing more hostility from homeowners and renters.

from Greater LA

Starting October 29, LAX won’t allow curbside pickup from companies like Uber and Lyft.

from Greater LA

Hundreds of thousands of people in Northern California are without electricity right now. PG&E has cut power during this week’s windy weather to avoid sparking another wildfire.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA resident Kelly Lytle Hernandez recently earned a MacArthur "Genius" grant: $625,000 to pursue her work with no strings attached.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand