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A news podcast for people who live in Los Angeles. Hosted by Hayes Davenport, Scott Frazier, and Curbed's Alissa Walker.

A news podcast for people who live in Los Angeles. Hosted by Hayes Davenport, Scott Frazier, and Curbed's Alissa Walker.
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A news podcast for people who live in Los Angeles. Hosted by Hayes Davenport, Scott Frazier, and Curbed's Alissa Walker.

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English


Episodes

SCAG ME TO HELL

6/24/2019
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Alissa tells a harrowing LA Story, Northridgers have a meltdown about a rapid bus line, local officials don't do much about Trump's announced ICE raids, the LA Times laments the loss of Weird LA, and DR. PAAVO MONKKONEN (@elpaavo), Associate Professor of Urban Planning at UCLA's Luskin School, joins the show to tell stories from the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)'s efforts to figure out how much housing cities need to build.

Duration:01:27:58

FIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHT TO PARKING

6/17/2019
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Alissa, Scott and Hayes get into scooter numbers that came out this week, take the listener to City Hall to hear the council explain why they're continuing to punish people for being poor, congratulate Inglewood on its new rent control, break down a new proposed vacancy tax, and break some actual good news live on the show.

Duration:01:05:10

BIG QUESTIONS: LIVE AT UCLA

6/14/2019
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LA Podcast does its first live show at UCLA's Lewis Center! The audio is not great! We get into what's happening in lawless Westwood and the audience brings the heat with some Big Questions!

Duration:01:05:36

LET ME COUNT THE MALAISE

6/10/2019
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The homeless count results are in, and they're brutal. Scott, Alissa and Hayes go through the numbers and look at how different LA public officials responded to them, then get into the fallout from Measure EE's failure and Loraine Lundquist's victory in Tuesday's election. Plus: a bizarre Sheriff's Department And 1.

Duration:01:03:50

THE ATKINS (HOUSING) DIET

6/3/2019
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A big housing episode! Scott, Alissa and Hayes perform an autopsy on all the victims of the CA legislature's May Massacre, try to figure out what is going on with AHF and the high-rise on Sunset and Gordon, look at the first supportive housing building built with HHH money after more than 900 days, and anticipate the numbers of the homeless count coming this week.

Duration:00:56:52

KEEP COMMERCE AND CARRY ON

5/27/2019
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All three hosts reunite to discuss the big cuts to Metro service, the newest incarnation of Boring Company technology, the Commerce City Council brawl, yet another task force, some of the housing bills still alive in the state legislature, and the Freehand hotel.

Duration:00:54:59

NO ME IMPORTA-NTINO

5/20/2019
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Hayes is in Florida so Scott and Alissa get into the shelving of SB50, newly free admissions at MOCA, Metro and Garcetti's flip-flop on the bus lane pilot, difficult questions for Sheriff Villanueva, big tourism numbers for LA, and not-so-big weed numbers for the state.

Duration:00:54:21

ZEV COMEDY JAM

5/13/2019
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A labor shortage delays the regional connector to 2022! Zev Yaroslavsky gets his sources cited! We make our endorsements in the CD12 primary and the LAUSD District 5 runoff! Gun house!

Duration:01:03:11

MAN OF GREEN FABLES

5/6/2019
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The Mayor has unveiled his Green New Deal -- why do academics and activists say it won't reduce emissions? Why did Metro announce service cuts the next day? Why did Inglewood's Mayor try to turn left into oncoming traffic? Why did someone with measles go to The Grove? Why did the aspiring terrorist in Long Beach want to bomb both a protest and a counterprotest? Why didn't Obama show up for his road naming? Why did a police shooting victim's mom accuse Torrance cops of character...

Duration:00:53:37

SPEED 2: CARUSO CONTROL

4/29/2019
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Measles are back! Which LA schools have the lowest numbers of vaccinated kids? Somebody painted over an historic mural! Who was it and why? Rick Caruso gets a big New York Times profile where he basically says he wants to run for Mayor! Will he? A councilmember voted on projects from developers that paid his wife! Is that... as bad as it sounds? Scott, Alissa and Hayes answer these questions and more.

Duration:00:52:34

KEN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME

4/22/2019
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Hayes and Alissa are joined by KPCC/LAist's MATT TINOCO to get into the LA City Council's vote on SB50 and how some talk radio giants weighed in, plus Mayor Garcetti's comments on homelessness in the State of the City.

Duration:01:03:08

ZUMTHOR'S GOTTA GIVE

4/15/2019
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Alissa, Scott, and Hayes talk about scooters and the Nipsey Hussle memorial for a few minutes. Then the great LA Times reporter/critic CAROLINA MIRANDA joins the show to talk about the new plans for LACMA and the Times guild's ongoing contract negotiation.

Duration:01:08:56

METRO LA BOOMIN

4/8/2019
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We force Bloomberg to Cite Its Sources for its article on LA's "Loud Economic Boom," talk about Nipsey Hussle's legacy with Destination Crenshaw, unpack the Ninth Circuit's ruling on criminalizing homelessness, try to count how many more fired deputies Sheriff Villanueva rehired, and Term Down for What on gang injunctions.

Duration:00:55:03

LYFTED SHIFTED HIGHER THAN A CEILING

4/1/2019
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Alissa went to the Lyft IPO announcement and saw the Mayor! Scott introduces a new segment and theme song! Garcetti said something about tents! The LA Times published a big charter expose and Hayes reads some wild stuff a charter founder wrote! The city disappeared a possible witness against the LAPD! The Sheriff's alleged-abuser friend has a gang tattoo and there's video of him breaking into his ex-girlfriend's house! It's our one year anniversary episode!

Duration:01:03:42

HOUSE IT GONNA BE

3/25/2019
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A whole episode with UCLA urban planning professor Michael Lens, giving us the lowdown on the LA housing crisis and what he thinks we should be doing to get ourselves out of it. Scott and Alissa are on location in Alissa's garage, Hayes is calling in from Vancouver.

Duration:01:03:56

BUTTERFLY FOR A WHITE GUY

3/18/2019
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Alissa, Scott, and Hayes talk about a bunch of big moves in Los Angeles rent control -- a new emergency policy in Inglewood, a package of bills going through the state house, and a new ballot measure for 2020 from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. Then DANIEL HERNANDEZ, editor of LA Taco, joins to talk about what's coming up for his site and the USC admissions scandal that luckily nobody has covered until this episode.

Duration:01:11:24

CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOYAN

3/11/2019
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Goldberg jackhammers the competition in the LAUSD primary, the Mar Vista road diet gets through City Council, a local homeless charity is tied up in a for-profit college scheme thanks to the Trump administration, Sheriff Villanueva continues to burn his credibility to let his friend Caren Mandoyan keep a gun, and Scott, Alissa and Hayes talk to KPCC's ANNIE GILBERTSON about her work getting access to law enforcement records in use of force cases.

Duration:01:15:29

WHOOP! (THERE IT IS)

3/4/2019
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Whooping cough invades Harvard-Westlake, LAUSD moves forward on a parcel tax, Metro studies Uber and scooter levies, LA changes the way it measures driving, and Paul Koretz has an opinion on SB50. Scott, Alissa and Hayes talk about them all.

Duration:00:58:26

SHE MOVES IN MYSTERIOUS WASTE

2/25/2019
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Alissa wrote articles about seniors taking in roommates and blocking off Hollywood Boulevard to cars! Work on Oceanwide Plaza is still stopped -- will we get a better project when it starts again? A new water treatment plan is going to make you drink toilet water! The LA Times is trying to steal the intellectual property of its journalists! Scott and Hayes do the show as well!

Duration:00:59:28

A LIGHTER SHADE OF RAIL

2/18/2019
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Men's Central Jail is being replaced by a mental health facility for inmates! LA kills three natural gas plants! Gavin Newsom killed high speed rail... and then didn't! Kevin De Leon is running for city council, Holly Mitchell for county supervisor! Alex Villanueva is using fake numbers to make jails seem more violent! Lee Baca may actually be going to prison! And Alissa, Scott and Hayes talk about their picks for the LAUSD District 5 election.

Duration:01:05:17