Megan Jamerson

Megan Jamerson

KCRW Staff

Megan Jamerson is a reporter from Southern California, covering small business, entrepreneurship, labor, and the workplace for KCRW. She's reported on environmental justice, elections and wildfires for NPR, the warehouse and logistics industry for KVCR in San Bernardino, and science and technology for WUOT in Knoxville, TN. She also has written about the environment for Southern California News Group and Southerly magazine. When she’s not reporting, she’s hiking and eating her way through greater LA.

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A landslide on Topanga Canyon Blvd. blocks access to Pacific Coast Highway, leading to three-hour commutes and potential catastrophe in fire season.

Landslide road closure leaves Topanga Canyon in distress

A landslide on Topanga Canyon Blvd. blocks access to Pacific Coast Highway, leading to three-hour commutes and potential catastrophe in fire season.

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A higher minimum wage benefits fast food workers in an expensive state. It could also mean higher menu prices for customers, and tighter budgets for franchises.

CA’s fast food workers will start earning $20/hr. Is that enough?

A higher minimum wage benefits fast food workers in an expensive state. It could also mean higher menu prices for customers, and tighter budgets for franchises.

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Four years after the COVID pandemic made telecommuting a norm, Angelenos are getting lonely on the job. LA event organizers are now offering coworking pop-ups.

Lonely doing your job from home? Turn to pop-up coworking spaces

Four years after the COVID pandemic made telecommuting a norm, Angelenos are getting lonely on the job. LA event organizers are now offering coworking pop-ups.

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