Josie Huang Reporter
Josie Huang is a reporter for KPCC. Huang had previously reported and produced for KPCC's Take Two and The Madeleine Brand Show. She is a former reporter and co-host of the evening drive-time news show for the Maine Public Broadcasting Network. Prior to radio, she reported for daily papers in Maine and Massachusetts. Assignments have taken her to Central America’s largest dump, a coastal Mississippi town recovering from Hurricane Katrina and the US-Canada border, which American seniors were crossing to buy cheaper prescription drugs. She is a graduate of Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.
Stories by Josie Huang
The state will set aside more than $27 million in cap-and-trade dollars to build more than 800 affordable housing units in Southern California alone.
The City Council banned short-term rentals in residential areas if they last less than 30 days.
Cities have broad authority to require developers to include affordable housing in new projects, says the California Supreme Court.
A new city ordinance banning 80 percent of short-term rentals takes effect today. City officials have said they will ramp up enforcement over time.
Councilman Felipe Fuentes wants to legalize apartment units that were added without the proper permits. He wants to tackle illegal garage conversions in LA next.
City zoning officials have proposed limits on future developments in the Northeast L.A. neighborhood, especially in areas along the L.A. River.
Frogtown residents can weigh in Tuesday on zoning proposals intended to keep housing affordable and preserve neighborhood access to the river.
City and county officials say without state regulations on homesharing, local enforcement will be 'extremely difficult.'
Councilmember Mike Bonin and council president Herb Wesson say home sharing hosts in L.A. should only be able to rent out their primary residence
The largest home-sharing site is asking users to help defeat a Senate bill that would regulate their industry. The bill is up for a vote this week.
The brick building on the corner of First and Alameda is being razed to make way for a new subway station opening in 2020.
China's most popular mobile messaging tool is commonly used by Chinese transplants to Alhambra.
On Friday, LA Opera kicks off a months-long series of productions featuring Figaro, the comedic character popularized in 18th-century France. But with its first opera, the company takes on a very modern issue: illegal immigration in Los Angeles.
The company's modern adaptation of Mozart's 'The Marriage of Figaro' spotlights a Mexican handyman working on a Beverly Hills estate.
The LA County Federation of Labor added support from more than 300 unions to a boycott of the Mexican-owned grocery chain. But it may be tough to win over shoppers.