policy director at Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
Deputy director of the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy, a nonprofit advocacy organization that works with labor groups, environmentalists and others to shape local public policy
The homeless population of the city of LA grew by 16%, meaning more than 36,000 people are living on the streets or in their cars.
Jun. 6, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Airbnb claims almost 5000 "hosts" are offering rooms, and entire houses, for short-term rental in 80 Los Angeles neighborhoods.
Apr. 8, 2015from Which Way, L.A.?
The escalating wars over short-term rentals: Airbnb, VRBO, and others versus homeowners. And cities are caught in the middle with varying policies and regulations. One issue is taxes.
Apr. 7, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
See the brutally delicate work of Chuck Moffit; support site-specific performance art at Sowden House; go to two events from Materials & Applications: watch a performance…
Jan. 27from Design and Architecture
A certain kind of coffee cake is served across all LAUSD schools. The original recipe is from 1954.
Feb. 19from Greater LA
Officers are accused of using bogus info to boost stats of traffic stops. As a result, 20 officers have been taken off the streets.
Jan. 21from KCRW Features
An artist collaborates with musicians to perform her sculptures; ceramic sculptures are made with radio antennas and air filters; and three brothers exhibit in their family’s former…
Feb. 4from Arts & Culture Stories
One of the oldest hospitals in LA is permanently closing this week. Its owner, Verity Health System, filed for bankruptcy in 2018. The announcement of the closure came as a surprise.
Jan. 23from Greater LA
Billie Eilish’s rise to fame has put the spotlight on her eastside Los Angeles roots.
Jan. 23from Zócalo's Connecting California
Kobe Bryant and eight others died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas on Sunday. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating why the chopper went down.
Jan. 28from Greater LA
T he film took home the top prize for Best Ensemble.
Jan. 22from KCRW Features
At one worship service, the choir sings Beyonce’s hits to share messages of female empowerment, freedom, and spirituality.
Feb. 11from Greater LA