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The 8%: Exploring The Inextricable Ties Between L.A. And Its Black Residents

The 8%: Exploring The Inextricable Ties Between L.A. And Its Black Residents

Part of the Race In LA series, The 8 Percent explores the inextricable ties between L.A. and its Black residents - how Black migration, community and culture have shaped and changed L.A.

How To Weigh Evacuation Options With Both Wildfires And COVID At Your Door

How To Weigh Evacuation Options With Both Wildfires And COVID At Your Door

As the twin disasters of COVID-19 and fire season sweep through California, thousands of residents are weighing difficult options, pitting risk against risk as they decide where to evacuate. Amid a virulent pandemic, where can you safely relocate?

Rising Above: How I Found My Voice To Push Back Against Stereotypes, At Work And In Life

Rising Above: How I Found My Voice To Push Back Against Stereotypes, At Work And In Life

Growing up in the mostly white Orange County suburbs, she felt safer staying quiet, keeping her feelings to herself whenever stung by subtle or overt racism. But over time, she found her voice.

Q&A: What To Know About Voting By Mail In Southern California

Q&A: What To Know About Voting By Mail In Southern California

Now is the time to check your voter registration status.

LA's New Outdoor Dining Rules Could Become Permanent

LA's New Outdoor Dining Rules Could Become Permanent

If L.A. wants to make the temporary outdoor dining rules introduced during COVID-19 a permanent thing, the first thing it needs is a feasibility study.

Census Advocates Are Racing The Clock To Help Make Sure Angelenos Are Counted In Time

Census Advocates Are Racing The Clock To Help Make Sure Angelenos Are Counted In Time

The push is on since the Trump administration moved up the deadline for the census count to Sept. 30.

Reading About Anthony McClain Felt Like Reading My Own Obituary

Reading About Anthony McClain Felt Like Reading My Own Obituary

I'm a 32-year-old black man. Last Saturday, another 32-year-old black man breathed his last breaths miles from where I work. In the wake of his death, I reflect on all the ways he could've been me.

A Bridge To Where? Few Exit LA's 'Temporary' Homeless Shelters For Permanent Housing

A Bridge To Where? Few Exit LA's 'Temporary' Homeless Shelters For Permanent Housing

In the first "A Bridge Home" sites, approximately 26% of program participants exited to permanent housing.

COVID-19 Lockdown: LA Nursing Home Residents Risk Eviction If They Break The Rules

COVID-19 Lockdown: LA Nursing Home Residents Risk Eviction If They Break The Rules

More than five months after the imposition of strict rules to stem the spread of the deadly coronavirus, some residents say they feel like they're in prison.

Late Deciders, Late Withdrawals: The Headaches Of Predicting Fall College Enrollment

Late Deciders, Late Withdrawals: The Headaches Of Predicting Fall College Enrollment

As college semesters begin, uncertainty about COVID-19 is leading some students to make last-minute college decisions.

How Did Beverly Hills Become A Hub For Conservative Rallies?

How Did Beverly Hills Become A Hub For Conservative Rallies?

A militia-supporting dance instructor from Beverly Hills is a key organizer in the weekly rallies.

How Do Fires Get Their Name? And Other Questions We Get Asked A Lot About Wildfires

How Do Fires Get Their Name? And Other Questions We Get Asked A Lot About Wildfires

You have questions and we have years of experience answering them.

Across SoCal, Protesters Gather to #SaveThePostOffice, Demand Postmaster Resign

Across SoCal, Protesters Gather to #SaveThePostOffice, Demand Postmaster Resign

As part of a day of nationwide protests, hundreds across the region turn out to denounce Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.

Mis Ángeles: For Bakersfield's Campesinos, Pepe Reyes' Golden Voice Has Been An Invaluable Resource

Mis Ángeles: For Bakersfield's Campesinos, Pepe Reyes' Golden Voice Has Been An Invaluable Resource

When COVID-19 began to spread, Spanish-language morning radio shows in the agricultural hub of Bakersfield were helping get essential info to the most essential of workers -- the people who pick our crops. Meet one of these radio hosts.

'Who Invited Miami?': An LA Transplant On The Rules of Racial Division -- And How We Can Bend Them

'Who Invited Miami?': An LA Transplant On The Rules of Racial Division -- And How We Can Bend Them

"Things that violate the racial rules in L.A. -- like everywhere else -- are real. And you shouldn't fall into the trap of minimizing them because they're exceptions or simplifying them to satisfy the rules."

Video Shows Pasadena Officer Shoot Anthony McClain In The Back. Police Claim He Had A Gun

Video Shows Pasadena Officer Shoot Anthony McClain In The Back. Police Claim He Had A Gun

The videos leave unanswered questions about why an officer shot McClain about four seconds after he started running away.

Eastern Medicine On The Western Frontier Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

Eastern Medicine On The Western Frontier Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

Chinese herbal remedies claiming to strengthen immunity or treat fever and sore throat symptoms are flying off the shelves.

What One LAUSD Teacher Learned About Why 'Daily, Live' Lessons Matter

What One LAUSD Teacher Learned About Why 'Daily, Live' Lessons Matter

This school year, new rules aim to ensure more consistent, real-time interactions between teachers and students.

Millions in CA Still Have Questions About How To Get Unemployment Benefits. We Have Answers.

Millions in CA Still Have Questions About How To Get Unemployment Benefits. We Have Answers.

You've sent us hundreds of questions about collecting unemployment benefits during this pandemic. Here are answers to some of the most commonly asked ones.

What Local Postal Workers Say About The Trump Administration's Postal Service Cutbacks

What Local Postal Workers Say About The Trump Administration's Postal Service Cutbacks

The Postmaster General is backing off policy changes Democrats say would hinder voting by mail in the November election.

Post Office Controversy: California's Attorney General Says Confidence In White House 'Is Shot'

Post Office Controversy: California's Attorney General Says Confidence In White House 'Is Shot'

Reacting to the Postmaster General's statement today that he would hold off on controversial changes at the post office until after the election, Xavier Becerra told us: 'We've had to sue this administration 95 times to get them to follow the law. You would understand then why I'm a little concerned and skeptical about what they say.'

Everything We Know About LAUSD's Program To Test Students And Staff For Coronavirus

Everything We Know About LAUSD's Program To Test Students And Staff For Coronavirus

When will my student get tested? How often will my teacher be tested? What about charter schools?

Parenting, Unfiltered: What Raising Kids In SoCal Really Looks Like

Parenting, Unfiltered: What Raising Kids In SoCal Really Looks Like

In fall 2019, KPCC/LAist gave cameras to 12 SoCal parents and invited them to document their lives. Since then, A LOT has changed.

1986's 'Top Gun' Led To A Military Recruiting Boom. Will The Upcoming Sequel Do The Same?

1986's 'Top Gun' Led To A Military Recruiting Boom. Will The Upcoming Sequel Do The Same?

The Pentagon hopes the sequel -- "Top Gun: Maverick" -- will inspire a new generation of servicemembers, and it supported the film's production with that in mind.

The Rodney King Foundation Is Getting Hands-On For School Supplies And Youth Development

The Rodney King Foundation Is Getting Hands-On For School Supplies And Youth Development

On a hot corner in Watts over the weekend, a backpack giveaway by Lora King -- daughter of the late Rodney King -- aimed to help kids get ready for the school year and continued the conversations on race.

Mis Ángeles: Why A Trip To The Dentist Can Be Especially Expensive In Communities Hardest Hit By COVID-19 And Unemployment

Mis Ángeles: Why A Trip To The Dentist Can Be Especially Expensive In Communities Hardest Hit By COVID-19 And Unemployment

The price tag on dental health care can be thousands of dollars. Even if you have decent insurance, a dental emergency can wipe out your whole savings account. And for many of us, the COVID-19 recession has already done that.

Players Battle It Out To Shape Ethnic Studies In Cal State System

Players Battle It Out To Shape Ethnic Studies In Cal State System

California's engaged in a struggle over ethnic studies, and the stakes are higher than you think.

'No Soy De Aquí, Ni Soy De Allá' (I'm Not From Here, Or From There)

'No Soy De Aquí, Ni Soy De Allá' (I'm Not From Here, Or From There)

Assimilation as an immigrant is hard. How do you fit in and stay rooted in the country and culture you're so proud to be a part of? For one Argentine girl, it was a new friend, tastes of home and a whole lot of Harry Potter.

Trump Admits To Opposing Funding For Postal Service To Block More Voting By Mail

Trump Admits To Opposing Funding For Postal Service To Block More Voting By Mail

Voters in California who have their ballots postmarked on or before election day will have their votes counted under state law -- as long as they arrive within 17 days.

Who's Applying For School Reopening Waivers in Southern California?

Who's Applying For School Reopening Waivers in Southern California?

Here's what we know so far -- from public records requests and with your help.

There's No Video Of The Andres Guardado Shooting -- Here's The Sheriff's Explanation

There's No Video Of The Andres Guardado Shooting -- Here's The Sheriff's Explanation

A Sheriff's Commander says detectives had removed the surveillance cameras' digital recorder for the investigation into another shooting at the same location 11 days earlier.

One Teacher, Four Wheels, Hundreds Of Books: A Look At South LA's Bookmobile

One Teacher, Four Wheels, Hundreds Of Books: A Look At South LA's Bookmobile

What started as an effort to deliver books to Claudia Cataldo's students in South L.A. has evolved into a community distribution for people of all ages.

'Not Enough Time': Census Workers Fear Rushing Count Could Botch Results

'Not Enough Time': Census Workers Fear Rushing Count Could Botch Results

Already hampered by the coronavirus, Census Bureau workers are now scrambling to visit households that haven't filled out a 2020 census form, trying to finish a count that's been cut short by a month.

Serious Questions Raised About Delays In COVID-19 Testing In LA County's Hard-Hit Nursing Homes

Serious Questions Raised About Delays In COVID-19 Testing In LA County's Hard-Hit Nursing Homes

At one nursing home in Los Angeles, a man found out that his mother had COVID-19 just hours before she died.

Some Californians Would Be Left Out Of Trump's Plan To Extend Unemployment Benefits

Some Californians Would Be Left Out Of Trump's Plan To Extend Unemployment Benefits

"There is no money sitting in the piggy bank" for California to implement Trump's plan, said Gov. Newsom.

California Judge Orders Uber And Lyft To Consider All Drivers Employees

California Judge Orders Uber And Lyft To Consider All Drivers Employees

Uber and Lyft have been fighting California over whether drivers are employees, entitled to benefits, or independent contractors. A state judge ordered them to consider all those drivers employees.

Huge Changes To California's Charter School Law Just Took Effect. Already, LAUSD Charters Are Worried

Huge Changes To California's Charter School Law Just Took Effect. Already, LAUSD Charters Are Worried

LAUSD has more power to say 'no' to charters under the law. Still, charter school advocates say the district is overstepping.

Death of Beloved Operator of Griffith Park Carousel Throws Landmark's Future Into Question

Death of Beloved Operator of Griffith Park Carousel Throws Landmark's Future Into Question

Julio Gosdinski died at age 49 on Friday. He'd worked at the merry-go-round since he was a teenager.

Vandalism Is Latest Hit For Tenants Fearing Eviction In Pandemic

Vandalism Is Latest Hit For Tenants Fearing Eviction In Pandemic

Tenants at the six-unit apartment complex on the edge of Chinatown have been fighting to stay in their building, which has changed owners three times in the last year.

Mis Ángeles: They Raised $1 Million in COVID-19 Relief To Help LA's Indigenous Communities. Here's Why It's Not Nearly Enough

Mis Ángeles: They Raised $1 Million in COVID-19 Relief To Help LA's Indigenous Communities. Here's Why It's Not Nearly Enough

One in three indigenous Meso-Americans living in Los Angeles has experienced coronavirus or knows someone close to them that has, according to a group that serves local indigenous communities.

A Child Care Center Followed The COVID Safety Guidelines. It Still Had An Outbreak

A Child Care Center Followed The COVID Safety Guidelines. It Still Had An Outbreak

There are relatively few cases of the coronavirus linked to L.A. child care centers, but the data is inconsistent and there's been at least one outbreak at a center here that says it followed safety guidelines.

A Step-By-Step Guide To Getting The Most Money Possible From Your Unemployment Benefits In California

A Step-By-Step Guide To Getting The Most Money Possible From Your Unemployment Benefits In California

This is not a drill. Changing rules. Changing payments. Changing qualifications. And millions of people trying to figure out a system that was inscrutable to begin with.

'We Don't Hire Colored Girls': After A Job Rejection In 1956, A Young LA Telephone Operator Began Kicking Down Doors

'We Don't Hire Colored Girls': After A Job Rejection In 1956, A Young LA Telephone Operator Began Kicking Down Doors

She'd been hired over the phone. All was well until she came in, and her new employer saw she was Black. Here's how having one door closed in her face put her on the path toward a lifetime of kicking other doors down.

Do You Care for Kids Ages 5 and Under? We Want Your Help

Do You Care for Kids Ages 5 and Under? We Want Your Help

Our newsroom is seeking caregivers and educators in Southern California to document what it's like to care for others' kids during a pandemic.

Once Again, The State Has Dinged LAUSD Over Its $1 Billion Plan For Helping High-Need Students

Once Again, The State Has Dinged LAUSD Over Its $1 Billion Plan For Helping High-Need Students

The state says LAUSD wasn't clear on how it planned to spend $1 billion in funds targeted to low-income students, English-language learners and foster kids.

'The Burnout Is Here': Firefighters Struggle As COVID Takes A Toll

'The Burnout Is Here': Firefighters Struggle As COVID Takes A Toll

A Cal Fire Battalion Chief in Riverside talks about how, like the rest of us, his firefighters are struggling with unrelenting disasters.

Residents Of LA's Ritzy Hillside Neighborhoods Say 'Party Houses' Proliferate During Coronavirus

Residents Of LA's Ritzy Hillside Neighborhoods Say 'Party Houses' Proliferate During Coronavirus

District 4 Councilman David Ryu introduced a motion Wednesday that aims to "crack down" on rowdy COVID-19 parties in Los Angeles. 

Pandemic Portraits: A Celebrity Photographer Documents Masked Angelenos

Pandemic Portraits: A Celebrity Photographer Documents Masked Angelenos

Dozens of Angelenos showed up to a Los Feliz driveway to have their masked portrait taken in a DIY pandemic photoshoot.

Will Burbank Voters Weigh In On Rent Control? A Judge Will Decide

Will Burbank Voters Weigh In On Rent Control? A Judge Will Decide

A proposed rent control ballot measure has been met with waves of resistance from Burbank's elected officials.

'It's Going To Be A Herculean Task': Shortened Census Time Stresses Hard-To-Count LA

'It's Going To Be A Herculean Task': Shortened Census Time Stresses Hard-To-Count LA

The U.S. Census Bureau has announced it will complete the 2020 census count a month earlier than planned, with the new deadline to end door-knocking and self-response set for September 30, instead of Oct. 31. In-person canvassing doesn't even start in L.A. County until August 11. 

LA County Health Officials Won't Grant School Reopening Waivers Until COVID Rate Drops

LA County Health Officials Won't Grant School Reopening Waivers Until COVID Rate Drops

But for now, health officials in Los Angeles County will not consider these requests.

L.A. County Voters Will Decide Whether To Divert Over $110 Million From Sheriff's Department To Community Investment Programs

L.A. County Voters Will Decide Whether To Divert Over $110 Million From Sheriff's Department To Community Investment Programs

If voters give the green-light, this could mean reallocating $360-$496 million from other budget priorities, including a $110 million cut to the Sheriff's budget.

A Small City Wants To Unload A Leaky Water System, But Regulators Say Not So Fast

A Small City Wants To Unload A Leaky Water System, But Regulators Say Not So Fast

Bellflower wanted to sell its aging water system and it found a willing buyer, but the state says the price is so high it will burden consumers far outside Bellflower.

After Deal With Teachers Union, LAUSD Students Can Expect (Some) Live Lessons Every Day

After Deal With Teachers Union, LAUSD Students Can Expect (Some) Live Lessons Every Day

The deal aims to put LAUSD in compliance with California's new distance learning law.

South LA's Cleanup Protests: 'Don't Wait For Anybody To Tell You When To Do It'

South LA's Cleanup Protests: 'Don't Wait For Anybody To Tell You When To Do It'

Angelenos from all over gathered again in a Watts strip mall parking lot to protest -- weed wackers and leaf blowers in hand -- by cleaning up Central Avenue.

The Apple Fire -- And Coronavirus -- Leaves Some Evacuees Scrambling For Shelter

The Apple Fire -- And Coronavirus -- Leaves Some Evacuees Scrambling For Shelter

Social distancing requirements means the American Red Cross can't provide cots at the local high school.

Garcetti Gets A House Call From Protesters Demanding Protection For Renters

Garcetti Gets A House Call From Protesters Demanding Protection For Renters

Three people were arrested as the nearly-three hour protest was breaking up.

Election Experts Say Trump Draws False Contrast Between Absentee And Mail-In Voting

Election Experts Say Trump Draws False Contrast Between Absentee And Mail-In Voting

An "I Voted" sticker is included in a mail-in ballot package. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images) By Chris Nichols/Capital Public Radio President Donald Trump on Thursday repeated what election experts across the United States say is a false distinction between "absentee"...

Mis Ángeles: Why Those Who Died In El Paso Will Remain With Us Forever

Mis Ángeles: Why Those Who Died In El Paso Will Remain With Us Forever

"I wonder if they ever imagined that they would be with us forever...as we try and will a true portrait of America into existence."

Immigrant Advocates Say Federal Dismantling Of DACA Not A Done Deal

Immigrant Advocates Say Federal Dismantling Of DACA Not A Done Deal

The Trump Administration has said it won't approve new DACA applications and makes the case for dismantling the program weeks after a Supreme Court ruling in DACA's favor.

Pressure Mounts On California's Unemployment Office As Hundreds Of Thousands Wait For Benefits

Pressure Mounts On California's Unemployment Office As Hundreds Of Thousands Wait For Benefits

The director of California's Employment Development Department says they've been swamped, processing more than twice as many claims during the coronavirus pandemic as they did at the height of the Great Recession.

Census Door Knocking Cut A Month Short Amid Pressure To Finish Count

Census Door Knocking Cut A Month Short Amid Pressure To Finish Count

NPR has confirmed the Census Bureau will end door knocking at unresponsive homes on Sept. 30, amid growing concerns the White House is pressuring the bureau to stop counting soon. That could lead to a major undercount of people of color.

Living On A Razor's Edge During The Pandemic, Community Clinics Are Urging Census Turnout

Living On A Razor's Edge During The Pandemic, Community Clinics Are Urging Census Turnout

As the pandemic continues to curb in-person census outreach, community clinics are working to boost census response numbers to help the communities they serve -- and their future.

'Dear Racist': How Rage-Writing Turned To Rage-Drawing For An Artist Who's Fed Up With Anti-Asian Hate

'Dear Racist': How Rage-Writing Turned To Rage-Drawing For An Artist Who's Fed Up With Anti-Asian Hate

I began writing this illustrated letter as a way to shed my fear of the person who racially insulted my children. By the end, I remembered that racists are the ones who are truly afraid.

Why So Many LAUSD Charter Schools Ended Up With Coronavirus Relief Loans For Small Businesses

Why So Many LAUSD Charter Schools Ended Up With Coronavirus Relief Loans For Small Businesses

LAUSD charter schools have received at least $73.6 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans.

A 4.2 Magnitude Earthquake Jolted LA. Here's What We Know So Far

A 4.2 Magnitude Earthquake Jolted LA. Here's What We Know So Far

It was centered in the northern San Fernando Valley city of Pacoima -- just west of the 210 Freeway -- and struck at 4:29 a.m, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

LA City Council Raises Fines For Littering PPE

LA City Council Raises Fines For Littering PPE

The motion targets potentially contaminated masks and gloves being discarded in public spaces, like streets and waterways

As Coronavirus Surges in California, National Guard Soldiers Fill Staffing Gaps

As Coronavirus Surges in California, National Guard Soldiers Fill Staffing Gaps

With overwhelmed health departments calling for help, National Guard soldiers get unusual assignments running COVID19 testing sites and assisting nursing homes.

Could California Step Up To Replace Expiring Federal Unemployment Benefits?

Could California Step Up To Replace Expiring Federal Unemployment Benefits?

An extra $600 per week in federal benefits has been a lifeline for out-of-work Californians. Now it's going away. Here's what state lawmakers plan to do about it.

Is It Safe Out There?

Is It Safe Out There?

If you're getting mixed signals and confusing messages it's because of the mixed signals and confusing messages. See more at "How To (New) LA" -- our special edition series of practical guides for navigating Los Angeles.

What's Open, And What Are The Rules?

What's Open, And What Are The Rules?

California's reopening rollercoaster belongs in a 1980s New Jersey theme park. See more at "How To (New) LA" -- a special edition series of practical guides for navigating Los Angeles.

How To (New) LA: Practical Guides For Navigating The Day-To-Day As It Changes Minute-By-Minute

How To (New) LA: Practical Guides For Navigating The Day-To-Day As It Changes Minute-By-Minute

Up is down. Day is night. High is low. Left is mustard. This is the world right now. Hundreds of news briefings, thousands of audience questions, and an entire newsroom of reporting has gone into this special edition of our L.A. handbook series.

'They're Only Going To Cause More Harm': The Push To Remove Police From Mental Health Crisis Calls

'They're Only Going To Cause More Harm': The Push To Remove Police From Mental Health Crisis Calls

Several activists and lawmakers want to remove the police from most mental health crisis situations. Some in law enforcement feel the same way.

LA Is Still Trying To Get 90,000 Trees Planted By Next Year

LA Is Still Trying To Get 90,000 Trees Planted By Next Year

Trees can beautify neighborhoods, improve air quality and help control heat. But can the city plant enough to meet its own Green New Deal goal?

The LAPD Is Doubling Down On A Community Policing Program. Why Some Activists Are Opposed

The LAPD Is Doubling Down On A Community Policing Program. Why Some Activists Are Opposed

The Community Safety Partnership program is becoming a formal bureau. Activists who want to defund law enforcement say the LAPD can't police its way out of these problems.

California Child Care Providers Unionize: 'It's Time To Demand What We Deserve'

California Child Care Providers Unionize: 'It's Time To Demand What We Deserve'

Of the 9,340 ballots returned to Child Care Providers United, 97% favored representation by the union.

Less-Lethal Weapons Blind, Maim and Kill. Victims Say Enough Is Enough

Less-Lethal Weapons Blind, Maim and Kill. Victims Say Enough Is Enough

For years, activists and civil libertarians worldwide have urged police to ban less-lethal projectiles from use for crowd control.

Black Lives Matter Protesters Gather At LA Federal Building In Solidarity With Portland

Black Lives Matter Protesters Gather At LA Federal Building In Solidarity With Portland

Protesters led by Black Lives Matter took to the streets of Westwood Sunday to protest the federal police response in Portland, Ore.

Dodgers Are At Home, But The 'Hood Is Quiet

Dodgers Are At Home, But The 'Hood Is Quiet

Foot traffic is sorely missed by businesses on Sunset Boulevard on Dodgers' first day game.

Facing New School Year, Officials Ponder Waiver Process For Elementary Schools

Facing New School Year, Officials Ponder Waiver Process For Elementary Schools

The waivers are only available for schools that get approval from local health officers.

Hundreds Of Thousands Are Behind On Rent. Why Won't Politicians Cancel It?

Hundreds Of Thousands Are Behind On Rent. Why Won't Politicians Cancel It?

With so many unemployed, and government assistance disappearing, there's fears of a looming "eviction tsunami."

Asian Americans Face Disproportionate Economic Insecurity Amid Pandemic, And Racism Plays A Role

Asian Americans Face Disproportionate Economic Insecurity Amid Pandemic, And Racism Plays A Role

A new report from UCLA shows that more Asian Americans have lost jobs and businesses compared to white Americans in the COVID-19 crisis.

Brown and Blue: A Mexican American Police Family Tries To Reconcile 'Who We Once Were, Who We Now Are, And Who We Want To Be'

Brown and Blue: A Mexican American Police Family Tries To Reconcile 'Who We Once Were, Who We Now Are, And Who We Want To Be'

She and her husband grew up in a neighborhood where they and their peers, as children of Mexican immigrants, were the ones profiled by white LAPD officers. His response was to join the force, to represent his community. Now, decades later with two grown daughters, they find themselves navigating some difficult conversations.

How 'Power Islands' Could Help Keep The Lights On During Shutoffs

How 'Power Islands' Could Help Keep The Lights On During Shutoffs

When Southern California Edison shuts off the power to keep its lines from starting fires, microgrids that power self-contained homes and business could keep the lights on.

California's National Parks Could Be Getting Millions In Much Needed Help

California's National Parks Could Be Getting Millions In Much Needed Help

As part of the Great American Outdoors Act, our parks could receive some much needed upgrades over the next five years, and even more land could become public.

A Look At The Factors At Play In One Of LA's Hard-To-Count Census Areas

A Look At The Factors At Play In One Of LA's Hard-To-Count Census Areas

Census undercounts have been a big issue in L.A. County for decades -- there's even a 14-point list of reasons. In Cudahy, one mother's life is at the intersection of at least seven of these.

Southern California Could Lose Two Congressional Seats After 2020 Census

Southern California Could Lose Two Congressional Seats After 2020 Census

In addition to an L.A.-area district that could be lost, a second district on the boundary between Orange and San Diego counties is looking vulnerable, according to a new study from Claremont McKenna College.

Why Did Police Shoot An LAist Reporter With A Foam Round In Long Beach?

Why Did Police Shoot An LAist Reporter With A Foam Round In Long Beach?

The incident drew international attention, but for weeks the circumstances have been unclear. Now, Long Beach Police have provided an explanation.

Essay: Pop. Impact. Run. What Happened When Long Beach Police Shot Our Reporter With Foam Round

Essay: Pop. Impact. Run. What Happened When Long Beach Police Shot Our Reporter With Foam Round

The projectile bullet hit the bottom of my throat, rattled my body, my mind, my family, and my sense of 'what now?'

What Anti-Racism Efforts Could Look Like On Cal State Campuses

What Anti-Racism Efforts Could Look Like On Cal State Campuses

The union representing faculty at the state's largest university system wants to see changes that include requiring students to take an ethnic studies course, defunding campus police, and offering free tuition to Black and Indigenous students.

With No Final Say, Trump Wants To Change Who Counts For Dividing Up Congress' Seats

With No Final Say, Trump Wants To Change Who Counts For Dividing Up Congress' Seats

A White House official said the "action will clarify that illegal aliens are not to be included for the purpose of apportionment of Representatives following the 2020 Census."

Alley Dogs And Other Portraits

Alley Dogs And Other Portraits

In this last installment of a three-part series, Bumdog Torres chronicles his development as a photographer living on the streets of Los Angeles.

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