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Cerise Castle

Freelance Reporter

Latest Stories (23)

There might be a way to eliminate traffic jams

Aug 26, 2016
Just in time for the holiday weekend.
Traffic jams up entering the 110 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles. Since 1982, the average time spent sitting in traffic per year in the U.S. — 36 hours — has more than tripled.
Photo by David McNew/Newsmakers

Moving manufacturing jobs to Mexico isn't a bad thing

Aug 26, 2016
To produce commodities, Mexico has to consume a chunk of U.S. goods.
Los Angeles Times reporter Natalie Kitroeff says that Mexico's manufacturing boom is good news for workers in the United States. 
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Oakland, California, might be the center of gentrification

To understand the process, look at 2523 Martin Luther King Junior Way.
A home foreclosure in Oakland, California, in 2006. The city is a textbook example of gentrification.
Justin Sullivan / Getty Images