Hillel Aron

LA Weekly

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Contributor to LA Weekly; former reporter for LA School Report, a website that focuses on news and analysis about the Los Angeles Unified School District

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California voters could be in for a bumper crop of ballot measures in November.

The Craziest Ballot Proposals of 2016

California voters could be in for a bumper crop of ballot measures in November.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

People often go into drug rehabilitation at difficult moments in their lives. But what happens when the thing that’s supposed to save you is actually going to hurt you?

L.A. Rehab Mogul Accused of Dangerous Abuses

People often go into drug rehabilitation at difficult moments in their lives. But what happens when the thing that’s supposed to save you is actually going to hurt you?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As cities go across the country, LA isn’t the most expensive - it’s not San Francisco or New York - but it’s pricey enough.

High LA Rents; Are Wages Keeping Up?

As cities go across the country, LA isn’t the most expensive - it’s not San Francisco or New York - but it’s pricey enough.

from The Mixer

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CA Assemblymember Isaac Bryan’s Green Amendment would ensure Californians have the right to clean air and water. Would it bring real changes?

from KCRW Features

Inglewood school officials blame closures on declining student enrollment and aging facilities. But distraught community members suspect financial motives.

from KCRW Features

An affordable housing developer got $114 million from Gov. Newsom’s Homekey program. Now, with little to show for it, legal and financial problems are mounting.

from Greater LA

Fritzi Horstman, founder of the Compassion Prison Project, works with incarcerated individuals to heal childhood trauma and promote peace within the California prison system.

from KCRW Features

The California Energy Commission unanimously adopted a strategic plan to build the state’s offshore wind industry. Much of that will happen at the Port of Long Beach.

from KCRW Features

Nonprofit Heal the Bay is out with its annual report card on water quality at CA beaches. It found that rainy winters may be making the ocean more toxic.

from KCRW Features

Adam Schiff or Steve Garvey will become the state’s next senator. Abortion access and pay equity will fall more heavily under the purview of men in the Senate.

from KCRW Features

In the 1990s, a reading strategy called “balanced literacy” took over CA public schools. The problem? Kids didn’t learn to read. Now, phonics is making a comeback.

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