Paul Koretz

LA City Councilman

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Los Angeles City Councilman for the 5th District (West Los Angeles, Bel Air, Encino) and a member of the Budget and Finance Committee

Paul Koretz on KCRW

California faces a housing crisis. So a bill in the state legislature aims to get lots of housing built -- by overriding local zoning control.

What the housing density bill might do to historic neighborhoods

California faces a housing crisis. So a bill in the state legislature aims to get lots of housing built -- by overriding local zoning control.

from Design and Architecture

Some parts of Los Angeles don’t smell very good these days. That’s because piles of garbage are sitting on the street rotting. The city changed its trash collection policy.

Why trash in some LA neighborhoods still sits on the curb

Some parts of Los Angeles don’t smell very good these days. That’s because piles of garbage are sitting on the street rotting. The city changed its trash collection policy.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A recent investigation revealed that a Bel Air property owner's been using 11.8 million gallons of water a year — at a cost of $90,000 a month.

Should the Biggest Water Wasters Be Punished?

A recent investigation revealed that a Bel Air property owner's been using 11.8 million gallons of water a year — at a cost of $90,000 a month.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Due to COVID-19, LA County’s criminal and civil trials are suspended, while entire courthouses are shut down.

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Due to coronavirus, many people are working from home and practicing social distancing. This can be good for public health, but in some cases, people might be taking it too far.

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LA was once a destination for people who wanted to get away from crowded East Coast cities.

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When everyone is at home and practicing safe social distancing, how is the government going to count each person for the 2020 Census? Hear how the U.S.

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Mayor Eric Garcetti has closed restaurants and bars around LA. There are exceptions for food take-out, drive-thru and delivery.

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KCRW is launching a crowd-sourced photo series about your experiences at diverse music scenes, concerts, and block parties around LA.

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Governor Gavin Newsom is calling on Californians ages 65 and over to self-isolate. Does that literally mean not leaving your house or apartment?

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How are Angelenos who rely on buses and trains feeling about coronavirus? What are LA Metro officials doing to ensure that passengers are safe?

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