Laura Lake

Fix the City

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Board member of Fix the City, an citywide advocacy group concerned with infrastructure issues, and a member of the Westwood Community Council

Laura Lake on KCRW

A lot of people in and around Los Angeles are currently struggling to pay high rents. One Harvard Study ranked L.A. as the least affordable rental market in the country.

3 Solutions to L.A.'s Housing Crisis

A lot of people in and around Los Angeles are currently struggling to pay high rents. One Harvard Study ranked L.A. as the least affordable rental market in the country.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There's going to be more congestion during the evening rush hour — especially on the Westside — but that didn't stop the LA City Council from endorsing what's called "Mobility Plan…

Will the Car Capital of the World Make Way for Bikes and Buses?

There's going to be more congestion during the evening rush hour — especially on the Westside — but that didn't stop the LA City Council from endorsing what's called "Mobility Plan…

from Which Way, L.A.?

Today the LA City Council took another step in approving subsidies for a major hotel development project downtown.

The Pros and Cons of Hotel Subsidies in LA

Today the LA City Council took another step in approving subsidies for a major hotel development project downtown.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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The Santa Monica City Council recently voted to explore compensating the descendants of a Black man named Silas White for his plot of land on Ocean Ave.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Monterey Bay Aquarium has been fostering abandoned sea otter pups for release into the wild.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Sonoran white wheat is core to making flour tortillas. It has resurged in the past decade thanks to its versatility in baked goods, sweet flavor, and white color.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This fall, women lawmakers are slated to make up the majority in the California Legislature — a historical first. They could lead on reproductive care and family leave.

from KCRW Features

Anticipating Monday’s total solar eclipse, Angelenos are flying and driving thousands of miles to get the best view – and, possibly, to be changed.

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With the narrow approval of Governor Gavin Newsom’s $6.4 billion mental health bond, Prop 1, the work begins to build thousands of treatment beds.

from KCRW Features

The four leading Asian American groups in OC are uniting up to boost AAPI turnout at the polls. This demographic is growing the fastest, says the Pew Research Center.

from KCRW Features

Aging pop stars Jennifer Lopez and Justin Timberlake are promoting new albums. Are audiences interested in new material, or just hoping they'll bring sexy back?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The LA Festival of Movies debuts this week, featuring brand new films, world premieres, older independent flicks that may deserve a second look, and titles that haven’t played within…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand