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Josie Huang reports on religion, international affairs and diaspora for KPCC. She previously covered housing issues and immigration for the station.

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Catholic Church steps up legal help to LA's Salvadorans

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles plans legal aid workshops at churches popular with Salvadorans as their temporary permission to live in the U.S. is ending.

Candidates for California's next governor battle to separate themselves

It got heated — and personal — when the six major candidates met on stage at USC to discuss the issues facing California.

3 things to listen for at the gubernatorial town hall Saturday

It will be the first time the candidates have faced each other in public to answer questions.

Popular granny flats create a niche industry in LA

Architects and designers are shifting more of their focus to small backyard housing units. "It's the next big thing in L.A.," says one firm's co-founder.

A 'Blue Christmas' service for those feeling loss, pain

Saint Mark's Episcopal Church in Altadena is one of a growing number of churches that hold special services for people going through a tough time in their lives.

SOA: London Breed, CA,FCC showdown looms

Housing, homelessness, and affordability will keep acting San Francisco Mayor Breed busy until the special election in June.

8-year-old's killer unlikely to see death penalty carried out anytime soon

"My best guess is it would never be carried out," says one constitutional law expert.

Fire insurance: 3 things to do if your home is damaged by fire

Dealing with the loss of a home is heartbreaking enough, but for homeowners who are already struggling, there's another complication: navigating their fire insurance policies.

Creek Fire may be the last straw for one blaze-tested couple

Thousands of people and hundreds of animals were forced from the area north of the 210 Freeway as the Creek Fire spread. For people like the Eckers, the danger of fire might be greater than the charms of life in the hills.

To preserve the creative vibrancy of a neighborhood, should LA subsidize housing for artists?

To stem the further loss of artists from Los Angeles, two councilmen have proposed creating an affordable housing program for those in creative arts.

The party's over for LA's party houses

City officials are targeting Hollywood Hills homes that are used for parties, product launches and other events that violate regulations.

LA considers affordable housing program for artists

As high rents push artists out of the Arts District and Venice, the L.A. City Council is weighing a proposal to grant them special consideration in housing.

City Council approves new plans for gentrification-wary South LA

The development plans address some — but not all — of residents' concerns.

Pasadena, Inglewood activists latest to pursue rent control

Housing activists filed preliminary paperwork with the Pasadena and Inglewood officials to get rent control initiatives on the 2018 ballot.

California approves first textbooks under fair representation law

The State Board of Education has accepted new materials with updated depictions of underrepresented groups, including the LGBT community and religious minorities.