Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation
Chief Economist of the Kyser Center for Economic Research at the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation
Affordable housing is a major issue in California’s big cities and now it’s a state-level public policy issue with Governor Jerry Brown stepping in .
May. 16, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
23 years ago, the fires of the Rodney King riots were burning and the sirens wailing when KCRW first asked, WWLA?
Jan. 28, 2016from Which Way, L.A.?
Even by aerospace standards, the numbers are stunning: 100 new Stealth bombers to be built in the Antelope Valley, thousands of new jobs, and all paid for with $60 billion in federal…
Oct. 29, 2015from Which Way, L.A.?
President Trump now plans to get rid of tent encampments and put homeless people in Los Angeles and other west coast cities into government-run facilities.
Sep. 11from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Broadway Federal Bank was founded more than 70 years ago to serve LA's African-American community. It currently stands as the only black-owned bank headquartered in the Western U.S.
Sep. 9from Greater LA
The fur industry in California is worth $300 million, and fur is an important part of some people's family history. But some say the industry is cruel.
Sep. 5from Greater LA
Nearly half a dozen Democratic presidential candidates want Brett Kavanaugh impeached after new information came out about possible sexual impropriety when he was at Yale.
Sep. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Mattel released its latest collector’s item on Thursday: a Dia de los Muertos themed Barbie .
Sep. 12from KCRW Features
Former FBI agent Asha Rangappa is our special guest!
Sep. 4from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Ninety years ago this August, 20 women pilots flew from Santa Monica to Ohio in nine days. It was the first all women's national air race.
Aug. 22from Greater LA
Beachy, laidback, charming and frightening. Santa Cruz is the scariest place in California.
Sep. 12from Zócalo's Connecting California
A state bill called AB 5 would require businesses that rely on independent contractors to reclassify them as employees and offer benefits such as health insurance and sick pay. There’s…
Sep. 11from KCRW Features