May 18, 2022


The Future of L.A. Unified

Enrollment has been incrementally dropping in the school district since peaking 21 years ago. The pace of the decline has accelerated since the pandemic, a phenomenon officials struggle to explain.

Overdose Epidemic

For years, this Canadian city has hosted safe consumption sites for addicts. They’ve saved lives, but with some painful tradeoffs.

Financial hardship

Dave, a fast-growing West Hollywood financial app that promises a cash advance with no fees, relies on a controversial business model: Asking for tips.

War in Ukraine

Ukrainian troops captured by Russian forces at the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol face interrogation as the war enters a ‘protracted phase.’


Editors’ Pick

The number of apartments available for rent in L.A. County is the lowest it’s been in two decades. The booming job market isn’t helping.