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Maeve Reston

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Political reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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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…

Will a New Mayor Address the Housing Affordability Gap?

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…

from 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…

LA Times Reporter Recalls Romney Message to Donors

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…

from 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?

Veterans and the VA: Worst Backlog in Washington

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?

from Which Way, L.A.?

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