May 17, 2013 With one in five Americans on food stamps, some in Congress want to cut back on the program.
Mar 27, 2013 Dodger Stadium is in the midst of a $100 million remodel. Janet Marie Smith, the architect who designed it, took us on a tour less than a week before opening day.
Mar 19, 2013 Los Angeles has long steered its homeless population to a border area of downtown rarely seen except by those who work there and the homeless. Now redevelopment is pressing against Skid Row, and advocates are taking steps to secure homes for the homeless.
Mar 15, 2013 A new HBO documentary takes a look at how millions of families have been left out in the cold in the richest country on Earth.
Mar 14, 2013 Priority number one for the new pope has been fighting poverty in the slums of Buenos Aires. What effect might he have on the global scene in his new position?
Mar 12, 2013 How many of the world's 3.1 billion workers live on just $1.25 per day -- the global poverty line as defined by the World Bank?
Feb 13, 2013 During his State of the Union address last night, President Obama proposed to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour.
Feb 1, 2013 Home prices are starting to climb again, particularly in certain cities -- such as Phoenix, Los Angeles and Miami. The news may be good for the housing industry, but some aspiring homeowners find themselves priced out.
Mar 13, 2013 With nearly 50 million Americans living beneath the poverty line, we put poverty into perspective with today's quiz.
Jan 28, 2013 A new deal between Time Warner Cable and the L.A. Dodgers will create another regional sports network that will drive up your cable bill, even if you don't watch.