Liz Ohanesian | KCET
Liz Ohanesian writes about art, pop culture, music and, sometimes, a combination of the three. Her work has appeared in L.A. Weekly, Los Angeles Magazine, Hi-Fructose and a number of other publications. She lives in Los Angeles.
Post date: 2018-03-19T14:16:16-07:00
Rising rents. Stagnant wages. Homelessness. Gentrification. Today's big stories in Los Angeles have a common thread: a gap in social and economic equity. A report found that L.A. has the 7th highest level of income inequality in the country.
Post date: 2018-02-28T09:39:06-08:00
John Ridley, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of “12 Years a Slave” continues to tackle subjects that are relevant to today’s America. The unstoppable Ridley is now working on a comic book sequel, “The American Way: Those Above and Those Below.”
Post date: 2018-02-13T08:59:03-08:00
Universal basic income remains a cutting edge idea concept and certainly has its share of detractors, but the idea has also perked up the ears of some highly influential people.
Post date: 2018-02-06T00:00:00-08:00
After spending years behind bars, Susan Burton entered a treatment center in Santa Monica, this motivated her to fight for social justice and help other women transition from prison back to their communities.
Post date: 2018-01-29T23:00:00-08:00
Dr. Maja Mataric is a robotics powerhouse whose robots will be useful to the healthcare field and have the potential to provide social interaction for patients with different needs.
Post date: 2018-01-17T08:52:48-08:00
Today, Baskin-Robbins is nearly ubiquitous, with ice cream shops found everywhere from Canada to Colombia, the United Kingdom to Korea. Yet, the roots of this globally dominant brand run deep in suburban Los Angeles.