Liam Dillon

LA Times reporter covering housing affordability

LA Times reporter covering housing affordability

Liam Dillon on KCRW

The rent is due for a lot of people on Monday, June 1. Many can’t afford to pay. Tens of thousands of tenants are striking in this pandemic, refusing to pay.

With rent almost due, LA City Council considers $100 million relief plan

The rent is due for a lot of people on Monday, June 1. Many can’t afford to pay. Tens of thousands of tenants are striking in this pandemic, refusing to pay.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA renters are feeling the financial impacts of COVID-19, especially on the first of the month.

LA tenants call for rent strike on May Day

LA renters are feeling the financial impacts of COVID-19, especially on the first of the month.

from Greater LA

The Santa Ana winds are dying down, but fires throughout the state continue to rage. Many Californians are still without electricity as utilities preemptively shut off power.

The link between California’s housing crisis and catastrophic wildfires

The Santa Ana winds are dying down, but fires throughout the state continue to rage. Many Californians are still without electricity as utilities preemptively shut off power.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Starting in January and throughout 2022, the City of LA plans to give 3,200 families in poverty $1,000 a month — with no conditions. The $38 million program is called “ BIG:LEAP .”

from Greater LA

Today the U.S. Labor Department said prices in October were 6.2% higher than they were last year, which is the biggest jump in three decades.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s been two months since Carson residents started smelling rotten eggs and getting headaches.

from Greater LA

Hollywood studios are tightening up their COVID-19 vaccine requirements. This is a safety issue but also a financial one.

from Hollywood Breakdown

More than 30,000 Kaiser Permanente workers along the West Coast are expected to walk off the job on November 15, citing staffing and safety concerns.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In LA County as of today, people must show proof of full vaccination when they enter a bar, nightclub or brewery.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A nuclear meltdown near the San Fernando and Simi Valleys was kept secret for 20 years.

from To the Point

Jonathan Bastian talks with Susan Orlean about our love and relationship with animals.

from Life Examined

As the approaching second pandemic winter is raising concerns about another surge, California health officials are forging ahead with its campaign to get as many people as possible…

from Zócalo's Connecting California