former editor of the Los Angeles Downtown News
Jom Regardie is editor at Los Angeles Downtown News.
For the past 15 years, journalist Jon Regardie has been reporting on Los Angeles and watching it change.
Sep. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Journalist Jon Regardie has been reporting on the evolution of downtown LA for more than two decades, from sanitation issues on Skid Row to the trendiest new restaurants.
Jun. 26, 2019from Greater LA
The creation of place is as much about the social experience as the physical, especially when it comes to home. And home to many means the company of a pet.
Mar. 19, 2019from Design and Architecture
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
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
On this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we replay some of our favorite episodes. Local poets share their work and discuss LA's spoken word scene.
Jan. 20from Greater LA
The state’s geographic center is often considered a political backwater, but that’s not the case this election season.
Jan. 30from Zócalo's Connecting California
A MacArthur Park school is working with LACMA to bring art into the historic but gentrifying neighborhood.
Feb. 12from Greater LA
At one worship service, the choir sings Beyonce’s hits to share messages of female empowerment, freedom, and spirituality.
Feb. 11from Greater LA
The City of Los Angeles wants to make sure that people whose communities were negatively affected by the war on drugs are the first to profit from the legal cannabis industry.
Feb. 10from Greater LA
Billie Eilish’s rise to fame has put the spotlight on her eastside Los Angeles roots.
Jan. 23from Zócalo's Connecting California
We get updates on past stories. Gwendolyn Lang was facing foreclosure because of a program that aimed to make LA county more environmentally friendly. Where is Lang now?
Feb. 18from Greater LA