Senior economist at RAND Corporation and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School
A new report says that LA’s ban on new fast food restaurants in the city’s poorest neighborhoods hasn’t reduced obesity.
Mar. 19, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
LA County's Health Department has found that 25 percent of the people in East LA have high cholesterol and 30 percent suffer from hypertension, both tied to obesity and the threat of…
Mar. 20, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
Faith is what got Andre Leon Talley through decades of intrigues and betrayal in the world of high fashion.
Jun. 2from The Treatment
As cities nationwide smoulder with rage after a weekend of protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, Floyd’s brother appeals for calm.
Jun. 1from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
At a federal prison along the Central Coast in Santa Barbara County, more than 1,000 inmates and correctional officers have tested positive for COVID-19.
May. 27from Greater LA
Evan Kleiman's recipe involves poached chicken.
May. 28from Good Food
A former aide to Los Angeles City Councilman José Huizar has agreed to plead guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge in connection with the federal “pay-to-play” corruption…
May. 29from KCRW Features
Cities nationwide have erupted in anguish and protest after police recently took the lives of African Americans: George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery.
May. 29from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Veteran documentary filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering lived the dream of having Oprah Winfrey sign on as executive producer of their film “On the Record,” which focuses on several…
Jun. 1from The Business
By refusing to go to school, students could make a loud statement about California’s spending priorities, says Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews.
May. 28from Zócalo's Connecting California
Activists are calling for systematic changes in policing, as protests continue nationwide over the police killing of George Floyd.
Jun. 2from Greater LA