Bobbi Murray has reported on politics, economics, police reform and health-care issues for Los Angeles magazine, L.A. Weekly and The Nation.
There’s good news for low-income Californians tucked within the massive state budget Governor Jerry Brown is set to sign this week, including a measure that advocates estimate could benefit more than one million financially struggling families.READ MORE
When writer and veteran union organizer David Bacon speaks of “people who travel with the crops,” he means the agricultural workers who move from place to place to cultivate and harvest California’s fields. They are also the subject of his newest work of photojournalism.READ MORE
Saturday marks the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Los Angeles riots, a social earthquake in which dozens of people were killed and over a thousand buildings burned. Even before it erupted, the combustible material was obvious to many living and working in South Los Angeles.READ MORE
Everyone struggles with what appear to be questionable overdraft fees, along with hidden credit card and cellphone fees. But low-income communities are particularly targeted for predatory practices.READ MORE