los angeles


A foreclosure tour from the front seat of a patrol car

Aug 21, 2012
Four years into the housing crisis, abandoned and derelict foreclosures -- and the crimes they attract -- keep police busy in one Los Angeles neighborhood.
Posted In: foreclosure, los angeles, Housing

New campaign highlights apparel 'Made in Los Angeles'

Aug 20, 2012
Los Angeles' mayor visits trade show to promote L.A. fashion industry.
Posted In: los angeles, fashion, apparel

Who is responsible for foreclosed homes?

Aug 17, 2012
An LAPD police officer gives a tour of his precinct in Watts and the blight foreclosed homes have wrought upon the neighborhood. The City of Los Angeles says the banks who own the homes should be responsible for the upkeep of the foreclosures.
Posted In: foreclosures, los angeles, Watts, blight, Banks

TV drama production fleeing Los Angeles

Aug 15, 2012
There are 23 new hour-long dramas debuting on the broadcast networks this fall, but only two will be shot in L.A. County. What's causing TV to look outside of Hollywood?
Posted In: los angeles, television

Take a walk though the country's newest urban park

Jul 27, 2012
The Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles offers much needed -- and some say, long overdue -- green space in the neighborhood.
Posted In: los angeles, urban parks, downtowns

Undocumented in Los Angeles weigh immigration ruling

Jun 25, 2012
After the Supreme Court’s ruling on Arizona’s immigration laws, some undocumented workers say they would go to the state. Others would not.
Posted In: Immigration, Immigration law, illegal immigration, arizona, los angeles

Obama to visit upper-middle-class black L.A.

Jun 6, 2012
Neighbors say they are more economically vulnerable than white counterparts.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, elections, los angeles, View Park

Obama to visit 'Black Beverly Hills'

Jun 1, 2012
Black upper middle class View Park in L.A. feels connected to nearby poor neighborhoods.
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 campaign, los angeles, South L.A., View Park

A nun's take on the economic recovery

May 25, 2012
Sister Albertina Morales works with some of the most economically destitute people in Los Angeles. And according to her, the economic recovery isn't much of a recovery at all.
Posted In: los angeles, social services, poverty

Los Angeles moves to eliminate plastic bags

May 24, 2012
The Los Angeles City Council has voted to phase out plastic bags at the checkout with a ten cent tax. Other cities around the country have enacted similar measures, but Los Angeles is the largest U.S. city to do so.
Posted In: los angeles, Washington D.C., plastic bags