Rents Soar for Millions of Americans as Threat of Eviction Looms

Rents are soaring in many U.S. cities as the economy rebounds, squeezing the budgets of tenants who also face increased risk of eviction after courts overturned a pandemic-era ban. There’s … Continue reading Rents Soar for Millions of Americans as Threat of Eviction Looms

‘Like Armageddon’: Rotting food, dead animals and chaos at postal facilities amid cutbacks

Six weeks ago, U.S. Postal Service workers in the Southern California high desert town of Tehachapi began to notice crates of mail sitting in the post office in the early … Continue reading ‘Like Armageddon’: Rotting food, dead animals and chaos at postal facilities amid cutbacks

One day, many realities, as COVID-19 cuts an uneven swath across L.A.

The pandemic may have slowed the city, but it hasn’t stopped it. Starting well before dawn, essential workers toil at factories and markets and restaurants. Some remain deep into the … Continue reading One day, many realities, as COVID-19 cuts an uneven swath across L.A.