Julissa James

Staff writer, LA Times

Staff writer for the LA Times.

Julissa James on KCRW

You’ve likely seen an old couch or bedside table sitting idly on a sidewalk in LA.

Hidden treasure or junk? How to reclaim street furniture in LA

You’ve likely seen an old couch or bedside table sitting idly on a sidewalk in LA.

from Greater LA

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Mayor Eric Garcetti debuted the city’s Indigenous LAnd Initiative today in recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

"Californians have never been less mobile than they are right now.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Ridley-Thomas is currently refusing to resign despite the federal indictment against him. And he’s unlikely to step down, according to former U.S.

from KCRW Features

KCRW profiles a resident of Homekey, a statewide program to turn hotels and motels into homeless housing. But how do you build stability in a place designed for temporary stays?

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An elementary school in L.A. County was built on a contaminated site and made its community sick — How that community came together to demand change, and a controversial plan to build a new school.

from Bodies

The song "Nature Boy" was a huge hit for Nat King Cole and recorded by hundreds of artists, including Frank Sinatra, David Bowie, and Lady Gaga.

from Greater LA

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 15, 2021.

You should count yourself lucky to occupy a haunted house — if you’ve got the right ghost, writes Joe Mathews.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Ry Russo-Young on the inevitability of her role in her own documentary

from The Treatment