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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. She grew up in Taiwan and Maryland, and worked in public radio and newspapers in New England before joining KPCC in 2012.
Stories by Josie Huang
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 stem the further loss of artists from Los Angeles, two councilmen have proposed creating an affordable housing program for those in creative arts.
City officials are targeting Hollywood Hills homes that are used for parties, product launches and other events that violate regulations.
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.
The development plans address some — but not all — of residents' concerns.
Housing activists filed preliminary paperwork with the Pasadena and Inglewood officials to get rent control initiatives on the 2018 ballot.
The State Board of Education has accepted new materials with updated depictions of underrepresented groups, including the LGBT community and religious minorities.
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement detained more than 200 Vietnamese and Cambodian immigrants last month, irrespective of protections already in place.
Some students disagree with the existing Westwood council over housing developments that they say could ease the high cost of rentals around campus.
Housing advocates on Wednesday filed paperwork with the city of Long Beach to begin the process of getting a rent control initiative on next year's ballot.
L.A. mayor Eric Garcetti says he is two-thirds of the way to his goal to build 100,000 housing units — but not everything is sunshine and roses.
Experts say the GOP tax plan will hit SoCal homebuyers whose mortgage interest deduction would be lowered while homeowners would also be affected.
Survivors and families of those killed in the Oct. 1 shooting can apply for compensation and may receive donations from a fund administered by Clark County, Nevada.
The Pattersons of Lomita, California, are coping with life without their mother and wife, Lisa, one of 59 killed when a man opened fire on festival goers in Las Vegas a month ago.
The California Association of Realtors found that homes selling for asking price make up 43 percent of the market compared to 29 percent a year ago.