Business Writer, LA Observed
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.?
Chancellor Angela Merkel and her cabinet today are discussing what to do when Germany takes the helm of the EU Council on July 1.
Jun. 24from Studio Berlin
Many camps decided not to reopen this summer. Some are going all virtual, while others are going bankrupt.
Jun. 29from Greater LA
The Fourth of July is typically spent watching parades, enjoying fireworks, and grilling food with friends and family.
Jul. 2from Greater LA
As coronavirus cases continue to rise in Southern California, there’s no telling when live music performances will come back.
Jul. 6from Greater LA
John C. Fremont was instrumental in California becoming a state. He was one of the first two senators. He was the first Republican candidate for president in 1856.
Jul. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A Facebook post looking for Black video editors sparked hateful comments and allegations of “anti-white racism,” drawing attention to Hollywood’s lack of diversity and reluctance to…
Jun. 25from Greater LA
LAUSD begins in mid August. What that will look like remains unclear. Meanwhile, results are now available on how distance learning has gone so far.
Jun. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Read this post from Josh Barro about new changes on Left, Right & Center.
Jul. 1from Left, Right & Center
T he LA County Board of Supervisors recently voted to close Men's Central Jail and replace it with permanent supportive housing at "Restorative Care Villages.” Supervisor Hilda L.
Jul. 9from Greater LA