Residents can get up to $75,000 to build a “granny flat”—if they open it up to a homeless family.
How might climate change and new technology cause upheavals in our sensorial landscape?
The LADOT’s inaugural artist-in-residence has gifted a bus shelter with some truly weird, history-inspired scents.
And what that means for affordable housing across the country.
Stable housing is a crucial public health intervention for vulnerable people. Anthony Ruffin is on a quest to help those most at risk.
Has your city had the honor of being profanely recognized by these hip-hop kings?
It fizzled out 20 years ago, but the city can do better this time around.
The health dangers of urban heat islands are sneaky and pernicious—and researchers are trying to crack the code.
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.