Writer on business at LA Observed, contributing writer at Los Angeles magazine and business analyst for public radio station KPCC in Pasadena, California; former editor of Los Angeles Business Journal
Barnes & Noble is one of the big chains that have pushed
independent bookstores out of many neighborhoods. But Barnes & Noble tries to be different, with author readings and other…
Nov. 9, 2010from Which Way, L.A.?
Ben Bernanke says the recession is finally over, at least from what he calls "a technical perspective." The UCLA Anderson quarterly forecast says a turnaround has begun in Southern…
Sep. 16, 2009from Which Way, L.A.?
After Congress failed to pass the much-compromised Wall Street rescue today, the Dow took its biggest single point-drop in history—777 points.
Sep. 29, 2008from Which Way, L.A.?
Under a new Trump administration plan, about 55,000 US-born children could be evicted from their homes because their parents are undocumented.
May. 22from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Trump on Friday falsely asserted that China will pay the tariffs he slapped on Chinese goods coming into America.
May. 13from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
LA is often called a concrete jungle, but it’s teeming with wild animals, insects and plants. More than 5000 species of birds live here or pass through as they migrate up the coast.
May. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
California is known as the capital of health and wellness fads. But when and how did the Golden State get that reputation?
May. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
We visit a job fair in South LA set up for transgender people who often face unemployment and workplace discrimination and harassment.
May. 14from Greater LA
All the White House hopefuls talk about Climate Change. But Democrat Jay Inslee says it’s not just one issue; it’s all the issues.
May. 18from To the Point
There was a time when LAX wasn’t the unwieldy beast that it’s become. We hear about those days from 93-year-old Ethel Pattison, the airport’s oldest continuously working employee.
May. 15from Greater LA
California State Senator Scott Wiener’s controversial housing bill, SB 50, has been shelved for debate until next year.
May. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Theresa May announced her resignation today, ending three years as British Prime Minister. Brexit marked her tenure from beginning to end.
May. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand