Over 100 bills aim to fix the state’s severe housing crisis, including many that would crack down on developers and communities that aren’t doing their part.
This family drama takes some expected, even stereotypical turns. But it gets a lot of things right.
The city is installing lavender-smelling deodorizers in train cars to address rider complaints.
In low-income neighborhoods, even the best-designed parks and community centers go to waste if no one uses them. The nonprofit Kounkuey Design Initiative is taking that challenge head-on.
A documentary about the Ovarian Psycos is coming soon to PBS.
The off-the-grid solar home would imperceptibly spin on its central axis, providing fresh views with each season.
Usually, the public benefits of gambling deteriorate over time. But many American cities still pin their economic hopes on casinos.
A new proposal hopes to repurpose USPS infrastructure to help fight food insecurity in L.A.
Decriminalization gives vendors a measure of safety from a potential crackdown on immigrants. But advocates say there’s still work to be done.
The 24/7 call center, staffed by professional counselors, is meant for riders who’ve experienced groping, fondling, and indecent exposure.
The chief of the city’s Office of Immigrant Affairs talks about what to expect in the Trump administration.
For would-be scientists and engineers underrepresented in those fields, interning at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is often a key first step.
When it comes to holiday decorations, these communities do not hold back.
Local leaders learned how to take action when Washington couldn’t. Now they’re betting those efforts can survive an age of science-denying federal overlords.
“Orbit Pavilion” is a metallic womb that tracks and musicalizes invisible space chatter.
Moving from L.A. to D.C. taught me a lot about losing and rebuilding my identity.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we’ve come across in the last seven days.
Scientists have linked oil and gas exploration to several L.A.-area quakes, including one that led to the passage of earthquake-resistant building codes.