Reporting

porterranchleak_mother

Deutsche Welle | DW

January 2016

Porter Ranch Methane Gas Leak

News

Neighborhood protesters make their presence known after an invisible gas leak.

 

All photographs by Lena Nozizwe copyright 2015-2016

homelesscounttentandguitar

Deutsche Welle | DW

July 2015

Feature

LA’s Skid Row Karaoke

LA has the highest concentration of homeless men, women and children in the United States. While police sirens are common, on every Wednesday locals hear the sound of music.

dcs_cookie

Deutsche Welle | DW

December 2015

Depressed Cake Shop

Feature

How cakes, cookies and cupcakes are helping to fight depression around the world via a pop-up bakery.

 

colorofyoga

Deutsche Welle | DW

January 2016

#Yogisofcolor

A yoga studio in South Los Angeles stretches beyond stereotypes.

 

californiadrought_cuwaterdgrass

Deutsche Welle | DW

May 2015

California Water Shortage

News Web Story and Photos

Beverly Hills gets a makeover when residents learn to live with brown lawns and dusty luxury cars all because of water restrictions.

 

aaa_joeyterrell

FSRN

June 2015

Art AIDS America

Feature

The city of West Hollywood gets a preview of the controversial show featuring art that reflects the impact of AIDS on Art in America. The story also features a slide show.

All photographs copyright Lena Nozizwe

2blm_diein

FSRN

January 2015

Reclaiming MLK

News

Protesters in Santa Monica say they honor Dr. Martin Luther King by shutting down traffic and marching through shopping malls in a year they are calling the Year of Resistance.
americangothicsmile800

Deutsche Welle | DW

March 2015

Putting Chickens Before Eggs

Feature

Backyard chickens live in a Los Angeles coop that comes equipped with a home gym and lots of room.
vegansmokedca

FSRN

March 2015

Vegans Have Beef With California Drought

News

Could eating plants and eschewing  meat alleviate California’s drought?  Vegans say dropping animal products from your diet has a greater impact on the water supply than a brown lawn.

msosie

Making Contact

June 2013

Seeking Shelter

Mini-Documentary

An inside look at a place LGBT seniors call home in Hollywood, Calif.

 

michellewatson800

Deutsche Welle | DW

January 2015

The Young and the Protest

Feature

While protest veterans have taken to the streets in order to demonstrate since the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, an increasing number of millennials are marching for police accountability.

jonosschafer

FSRN

October 2014

LA’s Toxic Swaps

News

Cities around the country have been looking to renegotiate the terms for public financing deals that turned toxic after the Great Recession of 2008. The biggest city in the country to join the fight is Los Angeles.

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FSRN

October 2014

Yes Means Yes

Q & A

California has become the first state to adopt an affirmative consent law, known as “Yes Means Yes.”

Critics say the law makes sexual relations more complicated, UCLA student and rape survivor Savannah Badalich says it is quite the opposite.

threegenerations

FSRN

December 2014

The Family That Protests Together

Feature

A grandmother who came of age during the Civil Rights era, a daughter who lived through the aftermath and that daughter’s two sons all come together for Millions March for justice.

 

 

 

 

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