Julia Wick

Julia Wick is a writer and editor based in Los Angeles. She was previously the editor in chief of LAist.com

Interstate 710 in Los Angeles is predicted to see a big spike in truck traffic. But plans to add lanes are now on hold.

L.A. Taps the Brakes on Freeway Expansion

After resistance from environmental and community groups, a plan to add lanes to the 710 has been put on hold, but critics remain wary.

Journalists with cell phones and cameras taking pictures.

Google Just Made a Citizen Journalism App. But Why?

The search giant’s Bulletin project has a certain 2006 vibe to it.

Salvadorans in L.A. Brace for Change

Revoking immigration protections on L.A.’s TPS holders could have a dramatic impact on the city’s workforce, communities, and neighborhoods.

LA Weekly

What Happened to 'LA Weekly'?

Last week, the city’s award-winning alternative newspaper was purchased by a shadowy entity. Immediately, most of the staff was fired. Then things got weird.

Los Angeles Is Ready for the Next Mobility Revolution

The city was shaped by the streetcar and was an early adopter of the automobile. What comes next?

An illustration of Gothamist logos being packed up.

Everyone Should Fear What Happened to the Gothamist Sites

Five U.S. cities just lost a critical source of local news. The former LAist editor explains why it’s so troubling that they were silenced.