Paul Koretz

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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

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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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Presidential candidate and US Senator Kamala Harris stopped in Los Angeles on Sunday to speak at Southwest College in South LA.

from Greater LA

The shooting at a synagogue in San Diego County has led places of worship to lock doors, hire guards and install metal detectors.

from Greater LA

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.

from Greater LA

After finding herself abandoned by society after leaving prison, Susan Burton became the aid she and so many others in her position needed.

from Scheer Intelligence

Warner Music just moved its employees to a new home in an old factory building in the Arts District.

from LA Observed

California has over 500,000 green jobs, with tens of thousands coming directly from state initiatives.

from KCRW Features

Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is running for the Democratic nomination for president.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Los Angeles Unified’s adult education program doesn't get much respect, and its funding is always in danger.

from Greater LA

This week, you can: learn about the trans-media career of a pioneering digital designer; appreciate keshiki in Japanese ceramics; track down wildlife in Los Angeles; discuss…