Stephen L. Joseph

Attorney, Save the Plastic Bag coalition

Guest

Attorney for the Save the Plastic Bag coalition

Stephen L. Joseph on KCRW

First, what does Santa Monica have in common with Brownsville, Texas? They've both banned plastic bags. Santa Monica did it two days ago.

City of Santa Monica Bans Plastic Bags

First, what does Santa Monica have in common with Brownsville, Texas? They've both banned plastic bags. Santa Monica did it two days ago.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Josh Barro speaks with Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat about the summit between President Biden and Vladimir Putin, cyberattacks, another test for Obamacare, and decadence.

from Left, Right & Center

The cost of living surged 5% last month, according to the Department of Labor. That’s the highest inflation rate we’ve seen in more than a decade.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Last year, LA cleared 80 tents from the south side of the Penmar Golf Course near Venice Beach.

from Greater LA

Political fallout is mounting as LA grapples with how to house its many residents living on the streets.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After more than a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person learning is allowed and there’s unprecedented interest for offline summer school across California, according to CalMatters.

from KCRW Features

The Venice Family Clinic is slamming LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva and others for their call to clear out unhoused people from Venice Beach boardwalk by July 4.

from KCRW Features

How California is revolutionizing homeless housing — and why it might not last.

from News Stories

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has unanimously voted to extend the local eviction moratorium, shielding renters who are financially impacted by the coronavirus pandemic…

from KCRW Features

Since the pandemic, restaurants have taken over curbside parking for outdoor eating, and some streets have been closed to traffic. Might these changes be permanent, and what could U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand