Zoie Matthew

Los Angeles Magazine

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Zoie Matthew on KCRW

Rent is due May 1, and as Angelenos face rising economic hardships due to COVID-19, LA’s City Council has taken up the issue of tenant protections.   
  But some proposed measures…

LA City Council votes against broader eviction ban, establishes renters’ relief fund

Rent is due May 1, and as Angelenos face rising economic hardships due to COVID-19, LA’s City Council has taken up the issue of tenant protections.  But some proposed measures…

from Greater LA

The COVID-19 outbreak has led to lost jobs for many people in LA. They may not be able to pay rent. How are they and their landlords dealing with that possibility?

Freeze rent and mortgage payments until Angelenos work again, urges Councilman David Ryu

The COVID-19 outbreak has led to lost jobs for many people in LA. They may not be able to pay rent. How are they and their landlords dealing with that possibility?

from Greater LA

Hollywood has lured tourists from around the world, all hoping to steal a little sparkle from tinseltown.

The Hollywood tour bus blitzkrieg, and better things to do in LA

Hollywood has lured tourists from around the world, all hoping to steal a little sparkle from tinseltown.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Starting in January and throughout 2022, the City of LA plans to give 3,200 families in poverty $1,000 a month — with no conditions. The $38 million program is called “ BIG:LEAP .”

from Greater LA

Celebrity athletes are shaping American politics and culture, says Jane Coaston of the New York Times.

from To the Point

Just 28% of voters approve of the job Vice President Kamala Harris is doing, according to a recent poll from USA Today and Suffolk University.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh and Ken talk about the indictment of Steve Bannon, the end of Summer Zervos’ defamation lawsuit against former President Trump, and more.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

AAA expects more than 53 million people to travel for Thanksgiving this year, nearly matching pre-pandemic levels amid hopes of a semi-formal holiday season.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Paul Thomas Anderson’s new movie, “Licorice Pizza,” is about growing up and falling in love in the San Fernando Valley in the 1970s.

from Greater LA

There may come a day when fire-prone areas like Malibu aren’t habitable as climate change makes wildfires more frequent and more difficult to control.

from Greater LA

Hollywood studios are tightening up their COVID-19 vaccine requirements. This is a safety issue but also a financial one.

from Hollywood Breakdown

The grass is greener outside of the Golden State. That’s the message from other states that are trying to lure workers and businesses out of California.

from Zócalo's Connecting California