Marie Targonski-O’Brien | KCET
Marie Targonski-O’Brien is a writer, reporter and digital producer based in Los Angeles. She graduated from USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism with an M.S. in Journalism in 2017 and now works as an Associate Producer for KCET’s award-winnng news magazine show, SoCal Connected.
Post date: 2018-02-06T18:18:10-08:00
Los Angeles is the wage theft capital of the U.S.. Read our investigation into the companies accused of stealing from their workers.
Post date: 2018-02-02T18:15:05-08:00
Documents released Friday by the California Legislature detail sexual harassment claims against several state lawmakers and high level employees, with some of the allegations dating back over a decade. None of the elected officials were punished, accordin
Post date: 2018-01-30T15:01:49-08:00
Just because you are being paid as an independent contractor doesn’t necessarily mean you are one in the eyes of the law. The difference can cost the workers thousands of dollars and rob them of labor protections, like overtime and workers compensation.
Post date: 2018-01-17T08:39:25-08:00
Val Zavala, anchor, producer and award-winning journalist, of KCET’s “SoCal Connected” is retiring after three decades of covering Los Angeles.
Post date: 2018-01-16T19:33:52-08:00
Community activists and residents gathered outside of a 7-Eleven in Koreatown this morning after rumors surfaced that agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, would be conducting legal employment verifications of the staff.
Post date: 2017-11-01T09:15:28-07:00
On October 15, 2016 Nancy Paulikas, a 55-year-old resident of Manhattan Beach, visited Los Angeles County Museum of Art with her husband when she disappeared and hasn't been seen since.