Week in ReviewLos Angeles is burningNew Zealand writer Anna Rankin thinks her way through the craziness and desperation of lockdowned Los Angeles, in the first of a two-part essay.
There’s an intimacy that interaction with the public engenders and there’s the sense that curiosity is rewarded in a city like Los Angeles.
At the time of writing, Los Angeles county has surpassed 43,000 confirmed cases and over 2000 deaths, and the rate is increasing.
Within Los Angeles alone, the restaurant industry employs as much as 40 percent of undocumented workers.
The Los Angeles Unified School District counts more than 19,000 students as being in a homeless situation, and 24,000 in a foster-home position.