Rick Orlov

Los Angeles Daily News

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City Hall Bureau Chief for the Los Angeles Daily News

Rick Orlov on KCRW

This week's midterm elections gave Republicans control of the U.S. Senate, and the party took more governorships than had been expected.

As Goes California, So Goes the Nation (Or Not)

This week's midterm elections gave Republicans control of the U.S. Senate, and the party took more governorships than had been expected.

from The Mixer

On Monday, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti ordered the LAPD to suspend most “immigration holds” requested by ICE, the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

LAPD Will No Longer Hold All Undocumented Jailees for ICE

On Monday, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti ordered the LAPD to suspend most “immigration holds” requested by ICE, the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

from Which Way, L.A.?

LA's Department of Water and Power was a big issue in this year's election for Mayor, with the workers' union supporting the losing candidate, Wendy Greuel.

The New Power Dynamics at LA City Hall

LA's Department of Water and Power was a big issue in this year's election for Mayor, with the workers' union supporting the losing candidate, Wendy Greuel.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Heat is a year-round problem for some indoor workers in SoCal. State and federal officials have proposals to require AC access and cool water on the job.

from Greater LA

Unhoused Angelenos in temporary shelters will get priority for many city-funded affordable housing units — under policy shift enacted by Mayor Karen Bass.

from Greater LA

With only four finalists, culled from 18 semi-finalists, Southern California did not have a good year.

from Good Food

Adam Schiff or Steve Garvey will become the state’s next senator. Abortion access and pay equity will fall more heavily under the purview of men in the Senate.

from KCRW Features

The Aetna Street Collective came together three years ago to advocate for a tight-knit unhoused community facing harassment and street sweeps.

from Greater LA

First-timers showed favorites what's up. Davids beat Goliaths. A few top seeds barely made it through.

from Good Food

Tortilla packages don't generally get the same design love as potato chips but with this year's Tortilla Tournament contenders, the tide may be turning.

from Good Food

A tortilla so bad it should be launched into outer space on a rocket? We tasted it so you don't have to.

from Good Food

Will the stalwarts move on to the Eso Eight or will the newbies continue their history-making run?

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