102 episodes

A podcast featuring "J.T.," an L.A. born and raised storyteller from central Los Angeles. Episodes discuss policy-making, including gentrification, housing and homelessness, urban planning, and more of the issues shaping Los Angeles today.

J.T. the L.A. Storyteller JIMBO TIMES

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 18 Ratings

A podcast featuring "J.T.," an L.A. born and raised storyteller from central Los Angeles. Episodes discuss policy-making, including gentrification, housing and homelessness, urban planning, and more of the issues shaping Los Angeles today.

    J.T. GOES ON VACAY

    J.T. GOES ON VACAY

    Facts. J.T.

    • 2 min
    EPISODE 99 – KAREN BASS, COMMUNITY COALITION, AND SOUTH LOS ANGELES AND THE FUTURE

    EPISODE 99 – KAREN BASS, COMMUNITY COALITION, AND SOUTH LOS ANGELES AND THE FUTURE

    For our 99th episode, L.A. Times reporter Benjamin Oreskes (@boreskes) sits down to chat with us about Karen Bass’ upbringing through South Los Angeles as described by his profile of the congresswoman recently. We touch on Bass’ early years in Los Angeles, including when she wrote letters in support of Robert F. Kennedy’s presidential campaignContinue reading EPISODE 99 – KAREN BASS, COMMUNITY COALITION, AND SOUTH LOS ANGELES AND THE FUTURE →

    • 30 min
    EPISODE 98 – TELL THEM EVERYTHING NOW, WITH NAHSHON DION

    EPISODE 98 – TELL THEM EVERYTHING NOW, WITH NAHSHON DION

    For our 98th installment (originally recorded May 29th, 2022), Nahshon and I discuss yours truly’s roots in Los Angeles, the L.A. mayor’s race, the L.A. County Sheriff’s office, and even Acapulco restaurant. Nahshon Dion is a multi-talented, award-winning creative nonfiction writer, teaching artist, creative director, executive producer, and arts patron from Pasadena, California. She hostsContinue reading EPISODE 98 – TELL THEM EVERYTHING NOW, WITH NAHSHON DION →

    • 1 hr 23 min
    EPISODE 97 – GUSTAVO ARELLANO ON LATINOS AND JOE ROGAN, SHERIFF VILLANUEVA, THE REPUBLICAN PARTY AND MORE

    EPISODE 97 – GUSTAVO ARELLANO ON LATINOS AND JOE ROGAN, SHERIFF VILLANUEVA, THE REPUBLICAN PARTY AND MORE

    For our 97th episode, Gustavo Arellano (@GustavoArellano), author of the “¡Ask a Mexican!” column from The OC Weekly from 2004 – 2017, and now a columnist for the L.A. Times, as well as host of The Times: Daily News from the L.A. Times podcast, joins us for a dynamic conversation on the state of theContinue reading EPISODE 97 – GUSTAVO ARELLANO ON LATINOS AND JOE ROGAN, SHERIFF VILLANUEVA, THE REPUBLICAN PARTY AND MORE →

    • 30 min
    EPISODE 96 – WILLIAM J. ACEVES ON THE HISTORIC WATTS PEACE TREATY OF 1992

    EPISODE 96 – WILLIAM J. ACEVES ON THE HISTORIC WATTS PEACE TREATY OF 1992

    For Bloods, Crips, scholars, story-lovers, and more, William J. Aceves, law professor at California Western School of Law in San Diego, describes How four gangs in Watts brokered a historic peace treaty just days before the L.A. rebellion over the Rodney King verdict. That is, a treaty modeled after the 1949 Armistice agreement between EgyptContinue reading EPISODE 96 – WILLIAM J. ACEVES ON THE HISTORIC WATTS PEACE TREATY OF 1992 →

    • 30 min
    EPISODE 95 – OSCAR ZARATE ON FREE PUBLIC TRANSIT IN L.A.

    EPISODE 95 – OSCAR ZARATE ON FREE PUBLIC TRANSIT IN L.A.

    Oscar Zarate (@outta_papeles) schools us on unincorporated Los Angeles, the L.A. County Tenants’ Bill of Rights, fareless transit, and more. Oscar’s citations include an analysis showing that fareless transit could reduce over 60 billion in vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in L.A. County, as well as this study showing fareless transit’s effect on Metro bus andContinue reading EPISODE 95 – OSCAR ZARATE ON FREE PUBLIC TRANSIT IN L.A. →

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Είμαι μια Ελληνίδα σκύλα. ,

From: Ikia

I love this podcast! Me and my friends listen to this a good amount even during school on rare occasions, maybe while microwaving our food 😂.
I cant Tell that J.T. is honestly a great person, who cares about his community and others! I do have a question, where are the possums?????

Best wishes,
Ikia, Το ελληνικό παιδί που διδάσκεις!

Mr.Bhairi ,

Voice of East Hollywood

Honest, sincere and informative podcast with a focus on grass roots East Hollywood.

el gato negro de los angeles ,

JT

Relevant and interesting topics no one talks about in our inner cities. Keep spreading awareness and community Jimbo!

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