Gary Blasi

Public Counsel

Guest

Professor of law emeritus at UCLA Law School and special counsel at Public Counsel, a pro bono law firm 

Gary Blasi on KCRW

Los Angeles city leaders have promised ambitious efforts to tackle L.A.’s daunting homelessness problem, but the city has a long way to go before those efforts are implemented.

Progress Report on L.A.'s Homeless Problem

Los Angeles city leaders have promised ambitious efforts to tackle L.A.’s daunting homelessness problem, but the city has a long way to go before those efforts are implemented.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl calls it an "unprecedented financial commitment" — if she and Mark Ridley Thomas can get one of their three other colleagues to go along.

LA County and Homes for the Homeless

LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl calls it an "unprecedented financial commitment" — if she and Mark Ridley Thomas can get one of their three other colleagues to go along.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Los Angeles is having its worst homeless crisis in years. More than 44,000 people live on streets, in cars and in shelters. That’s 12 percent more than two years ago.

Making L.A.: Housing the Homeless

Los Angeles is having its worst homeless crisis in years. More than 44,000 people live on streets, in cars and in shelters. That’s 12 percent more than two years ago.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from KCRW Features

Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis says his patients are worried about how their medical information might be used during this coronavirus pandemic.

from KCRW Features

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand