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Los Angeles faces a shortage of affordable housing, and not enough is being constructed to meet increasing demand. That’s created a problem with “workforce housing”—which allows…
Jan. 14, 2013from Which Way, L.A.?
During the presidential campaign, Mitt Romney told high-level donors his job would be "not to worry" about the "47 percent" of Americans who depended on government. When he found…
Nov. 15, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
Here's the kind of decision required of the Veterans Administration: is that traumatic brain injury from high school football or a roadside bomb in Iraq?
Oct. 2, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
A new Trump administration rule says legal immigrants must forgo all public programs like food stamps and Medicaid if they want to become U.S. citizens.
Aug. 13from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
For a monthly fee, the Santa Monica startup Carenote connects lonely Americans with a person in the Philippines who calls regularly to chat.
Aug. 12from Greater LA
A recent government study found that up to 70% of pork chops in supermarkets can contain drug-resistant bacteria.
Aug. 15from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced sweeping raids at food processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday.
Aug. 8from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Rock musician Cody Marks and her band have been playing at California prisons for more than a decade as part of the nonprofit Jail Guitar Doors, which offers music workshops as a form…
Aug. 13from Greater LA
LA’s City Council voted on Tuesday to renew rules that restrict where people living in their vehicles may park. Community activists say these rules criminalize homelessness.
Jul. 31from Greater LA
More than half of the Democrats in the U.S. House say they favor opening an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.
Aug. 2from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
For some young Latinos, the deadly attack in El Paso hit especially hard, because there’s already a lot of trauma to deal with.
Aug. 9from KCRW Features
Orange County Democrats are celebrating a victory that seemed almost impossible 10 years ago.