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 1, 2013 The racial wealth gap in the United States has tripled in the past 25 years.
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.
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.
Apr 10, 2013 In the third installment of Marketplace's "You Know You're Wealthy When" series, we traveled to New Orleans to ask residents of "The Big Easy" what being wealthy means to them.
Jan 21, 2013 Martin Luther King, Jr.’s old Atlanta neighborhood, Sweet Auburn, was once one of the more prosperous African-American neighborhoods, but it has since fallen on hard times. Now it is trying to make a comeback.
Jan 18, 2013 Many Latino families spend thousands of dollars to celebrate their daughters' "coming of age" on their 15th birthday.
Jan 17, 2013 It's been four years since Barack Obama used 'hope' in his presidential campaign message. Author and journalist Héctor Tobar talks about how he sees hope where he lives.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jan 15, 2015 The Oscar nominations kick into gear spending on everything from catering to car services, boosting the economy of Los Angeles and beyond.