Josie Huang Correspondent
Josie Huang covers housing and changing neighborhoods for KPCC. She last reported for and co-hosted the evening news show for the Maine Public Broadcasting Network. Prior to radio, she wrote for dailies 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 grew up in Maryland and Taiwan.
Stories by Josie Huang
After more than 30 people died in an Oakland warehouse, L.A. officials are asking the public to report warehouses being used for concerts, parties and shelter.
After a year of getting sidelined in Hollywood, Asian-American comedians celebrate their first mainstage show at the popular Upright Citizens Brigade.
The $1.2 billion project includes more than 1,400 units of housing, a hotel, shopping and restaurants.
The city of Los Angeles has partnered with a builder to develop a 72-unit artist colony in Hollywood to provide more affordable housing.
Airbnb hosts and fans will turn out in big numbers for the company's 3rd annual conference. Activists, who will protest outside, say home sharing has made L.A.'s housing shortage worse.
Measure JJJ will require more affordable housing in new LA developments, but one builder says he's already cancelled a project because it'll be too expensive.
Asian-American support for two state ballot measures, one to create a new tobacco tax and the other extending a tax to fund local schools, outpaced the general population. Here's why.
Census figures show that less than half of Asian-Americans voted in the last presidential election, and it'll be difficult to improve on that this election cycle.
The L.A. Tenants Union has split with other renter advocates over Measure JJJ, a measure that would force developers to build more housing for low-income renters.
City-imposed "linkage fees" connect market-rate projects with the need to build more affordable housing — and many developers prefer them to Measure JJJ.
Los Angeles attorney Nana Gyamfi takes a controversial stance in the wake of the Dallas Police shooting, insisting the killings won't sidetrack black activists.
Behind each headline is a community in disbelief. How does all that attention (and sometimes scrutiny) impact the families and friends of those killed?
Since the Columbine shooting, Peter Langman has devoted much of his time teaching students and law-enforcement how to spot potential school shooters.
The paper, founded in 1903, is in danger of shutting down by the end of the year, say publishers who blame declining subscribers and mounting costs.
"It's a question of feeding the viewers what they think they want, as opposed to giving a balanced coverage of the election cycle," one expert says of TV news.