A $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Is in the Works: Here’s How to Make It a Success

A letter to the president from Charles Marohn, an expert on urban design

20 Years After: The Politician

Mark Ridley-Thomas was changed forever by the riots

CitySpeak: Running for Office

Mayoral candidate Emanuel Pleitez’s cross-city jog redefines the media buzzword of the week

The L.A. I’m Yours Fantasy Ballot of 2014

Five local issues that aren’t—but should be—up for vote

Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Why the City of L.A.’s “Gesture” for Trayvon Martin Matters

Weeks after demonstrators took to the streets of L.A. to protest a Florida jury’s decision that George Zimmerman is not guilty in the death of 16-year-old Trayvon Martin, local officials have passed a resolution to support a federal investigation into Martin’s slaying.

CitySpeak: Governor’s Gifts

How Governor Jerry Brown's pile of freebies stacks up (hint: It doesn't) to what Arnold Schwarzenegger received while in office
Minimum Wage Raise

City Council Approves Minimum Wage Raise

Minimum wage workers are one big step closer to making $15 per hour in 2020

Eric Garcetti Asks CBS to Move the “Late Show” West

Earlier this year, we bid adieu to Jimmy Fallon, who took The Tonight Show to New York City. With the news of David Letterman’s retirement, the Mayor is hoping to bring some nighttime laughs to L.A.

High Levels of Lead Found in Children In DTLA—and Other Parts of the State

Scarily, rates in some California communities are nearly three times those in Flint, Michigan