Josie Huang

Correspondent

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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

The high cost of being a Californian

Living in Southern California has a lot of pluses - culture, a plethora of outdoor activities and the weather. But it also has a big minus — the cost of living. And some believe that it's getting even more expensive. KPCC's Steve Proffitt and Josie Huang get to the bottom of it.

Would a tobacco tax hike convince smokers to quit?

Next Tuesday, Californians will vote on Proposition 29, which would raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes from 87 cents to $1.87.

Murs curates new LACMA series 'Through The Mic'

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is going hip-hop. Yes, hip-hop. LACMA says the music genre is its own artform, and wants to showcase LA talent in a new concert series.

Four tons of marijuana found off Orange County coast

Yesterday, four tons of marijuana were found bobbing in the waters off the coast of Orange County.

What California's 'minority majority' population can teach the nation

The Census reports that for the first time, white births were outnumbered by minority births. This has been true in California for decades. What can the nation learn from California's diverse demographic?

Luring the swallows back to San Juan Capistrano

KPCC's Josie Huang reports on how the San Juan Capistrano Mission is teaming up with scientists to lure back the iconic cliff swallows.

What's the name for the next generation?

KPCC's Josie Huang explains the back story on the names like 'Baby Boomers' and "Milliennials.' What will the next generation be named?

Where are they now? Major figures from the LA riots

KPCC's Josie Huang joins the show to discuss the current whereabouts of the major figures from the LA riots.

SoCal's 15-year-old ping pong master

An Arcadia teenager is striving for Olympic greatness in the sport of table tennis.

Night market takes over Pasadena

Organizers of the first ever 626 Night Market event in Pasadena were expecting a crowd of 2,000, but turnout was more than three times that amount.

Can downtown L.A. handle Farmers Field?

Last week, the Anschutz Entertainment Group released a 10,000 page environmental impact report on Farmers' Field. Last night, Angelenos got to air their concerns at an informational event hosted by AEG and the city.

New startups help people connect offline over meals

KPCC's Josie Huang investigates new startups aiming to connect people offline through a shared passion for food.

Romney brings campaign to third home in La Jolla

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaigns in La Jolla where he seeks to win over some of his own neighbors.