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Andrew Khouri

Andrew Khouri covers theCalifornia economyfor the Los Angeles Times. Before coming to The Times he wrote about commercial real estate for the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. He holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and graduated from the University of San Diego with a degree in history.
Southern California's median home price hits a record $520,000 despite rising mortgage rates

Southern California home prices surged in April, rising 7.2% from a year earlier and setting a new all-time high, while sales slipped 1.5%, according to a new report out Wednesday

California gains more than 39,000 jobs; unemployment falls to record low

California added 39,300 net new jobs in April, as the unemployment rate fell from 4.3% to a new record low of 4.2%, according to data released Friday by the state Employment Development Department.

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