Los Angeles

vaping

A 40-year-old Californian is 7th Person to Die from a Vaping Illness

Tulare County, located south of Fresno, said it has seen at least three vaping-related illnesses
Emma Ockerman
an hour ago
Internet

The Latinx Artists Using Instagram to Fight Erasure in a Gentrifying Los Angeles

In the face of rapid displacement, Latinx artists are using social media to archive the lives and legacies of the people who made LA the cultural starburst that it is.
Rosa Boshier
a day ago
Homelessness

Trump Reportedly Wants to Destroy Homeless Camps in California. Officials Say He Doesn’t Have a Clue.

"The president doesn’t seem to have any grasp of the homeless crisis, not only in California, but around the country."
Emma Ockerman
9.11.19
Homelessness

A Fire at an LA Homeless Camp is Being Investigated as Attempted Murder

It’s the second time in recent weeks that authorities along the West Coast have said someone set fire to a tent city to target the homeless.
Emma Ockerman
9.5.19
food-features

Filipino Food Has a Lot to Gain As It Builds Traction in the United States

The young chefs behind the evolving new wave of Filipino food are more than ready to share their beloved cuisine with a bigger audience.
Morena Duwe
9.4.19
Homelessness

Los Angeles Might Start Punishing Homeless People Based on Where They Sleep

Like schools, parks, or otherwise “crowded public sidewalk areas.”
Emma Ockerman
8.23.19
Homelessness

YouTube Trolls Thought It Would Be Hilarious to Prank LA's Homeless

They listed their favorite YouTuber's mansion as a shelter.
Kelly Vinett
7.31.19
food news

America's First Legit Weed Cafe Has Nearby Synagogue Worried About the Contact High

The city of Los Angeles has approved a cannabis cafe, but the attendees of Congregation Kol Ami don't want to be neighbors.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.17.19
Policing

A 15-Year-Old Went to the LA Sheriff's Department to Investigate Her Sexual Assault. A Detective Raped Her.

He pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual intercourse and a lewd act with a child.
Trone Dowd
7.17.19
Tech news

Southern California Was Just Hit With Its Biggest Earthquake In Years

It’s still too early to tell the amount of damage caused by the quake.
Mack Lamoureux
7.4.19
Homelessness

Mayors Would Love Trump’s Help With Homelessness — If He’s Actually Serious

A D.C. official pointed out that the administration has tried to cut funding at an agency that helps cities with housing.
Morgan Baskin
7.3.19
food news

This Ice Cream Truck Owner Hates Influencers So Much He Charges Them Double

Joe Nicchi of LA's CVT Soft Serve instituted the policy after getting a request to serve a 300-person event in exchange for "exposure."
Jelisa Castrodale
7.2.19
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