California

The fundraiser is at the home of Lynda and Stewart Resnick, owners of the Wonderful Co.

from News Stories

In a perverse way, California’s booms are harder on its people than its busts.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

“   Parasite   ,” a black comic thriller by South Korean director Bong Joon Ho, recently earned several Oscar nominations, including Best Production Design.

‘Parasite’ house is an example of modernist architecture

“ Parasite ,” a black comic thriller by South Korean director Bong Joon Ho, recently earned several Oscar nominations, including Best Production Design.

from Greater LA

A previously confidential report obtained by NPR found major failings at the Adelanto ICE Processing Center in California, one of the nation's largest immigration detention centers.

Despite findings of 'negligent' care, ICE to expand troubled Calif. detention center

A previously confidential report obtained by NPR found major failings at the Adelanto ICE Processing Center in California, one of the nation's largest immigration detention centers.

from NPR

After the eviction, Dominique Walker said to the press, “This house was a statement. It was a symbol of what needs to happen in Oakland. This was an absolute victory. ...

Moms squatting in Oakland house are evicted. What’s next for the moms and the house?

After the eviction, Dominique Walker said to the press, “This house was a statement. It was a symbol of what needs to happen in Oakland. This was an absolute victory. ...

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Santa Monica is worried about people’s happiness, and has founded an Office of Civic Wellbeing.

Is it always sunny in Santa Monica? The city works to improve citizens' well-being

Santa Monica is worried about people’s happiness, and has founded an Office of Civic Wellbeing.

from Design and Architecture

Both California and Texas have tens of millions of residents (who are mostly minorities), booming economies, and the large markets for textbook publishers.   
  But one’s a blue…

California and Texas: Same textbooks, different history lessons

Both California and Texas have tens of millions of residents (who are mostly minorities), booming economies, and the large markets for textbook publishers.  But one’s a blue…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Gavin Newsom launched a week-long homelessness tour today.

California has a huge budget surplus, so why isn’t more money going toward homelessness?

Governor Gavin Newsom launched a week-long homelessness tour today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This year, some homes in California may be asked to participate in two head counts. To check the accuracy of the 2020 census, the state is sending out its own workers to survey certain neighborhoods.

Outspending every other state on the Census, California starts its own count too

This year, some homes in California may be asked to participate in two head counts. To check the accuracy of the 2020 census, the state is sending out its own workers to survey certain neighborhoods.

from NPR

The wrangling over what to do about a sprawling homeless camp in Santa Rosa, Calif., highlights how hard it is to find answers for what is a growing crisis across California and much of the West.

Sprawling homeless camps — modern 'Hoovervilles' — vex California

The wrangling over what to do about a sprawling homeless camp in Santa Rosa, Calif., highlights how hard it is to find answers for what is a growing crisis across California and much of the West.

from NPR

Silicon Valley executives may say they’re apolitical, but some are secretly pouring millions into the 2020 election to help Democrats.

Secret Silicon Valley group spends big money to help Democrats

Silicon Valley executives may say they’re apolitical, but some are secretly pouring millions into the 2020 election to help Democrats.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his annual state budget today, which exceeds $220 billion. He wants to devote a billion of that to helping the homeless.

Gov. Newsom’s budget focuses on homelessness

California Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his annual state budget today, which exceeds $220 billion. He wants to devote a billion of that to helping the homeless.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Cities have tasked police and sanitation workers with dismantling homeless camps that they say pose a risk to health and safety. But that's meant some displaced people are losing needed medications.

Sweeps of homeless camps in California aggravate key health issues

Cities have tasked police and sanitation workers with dismantling homeless camps that they say pose a risk to health and safety. But that's meant some displaced people are losing needed medications.

from NPR

What would you do for a roof over your head if you became homeless? Dominique Walker of Oakland faced that reality. Her solution was to squat in someone else’s house.

Oakland mom on why she squatted in a vacant house

What would you do for a roof over your head if you became homeless? Dominique Walker of Oakland faced that reality. Her solution was to squat in someone else’s house.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

San Diego Unified School District alleges that vaping-related illnesses caused by the e-cigarette maker's products increase student absences, forcing schools to spend on prevention and treatment.

San Diego Schools Sue Juul Labs Over Youth Vaping Epidemic

San Diego Unified School District alleges that vaping-related illnesses caused by the e-cigarette maker's products increase student absences, forcing schools to spend on prevention and treatment.

from NPR

Mykytyn was a Highland Park mom who founded Integrated Schools, a nonprofit focused on encouraging white and privileged parents to send their children to local neighborhood schools…

The legacy of local education activist Courtney Everts Mykytyn

Mykytyn was a Highland Park mom who founded Integrated Schools, a nonprofit focused on encouraging white and privileged parents to send their children to local neighborhood schools…

from Greater LA

There aren’t many roads or people outside the small city of Lompoc. Instead you’ll see rolling hills, cattle grazing under oak trees, and rare birds like Golden Eagles.

Wind turbines won’t fix Santa Barbara’s greenhouse gas problem

There aren’t many roads or people outside the small city of Lompoc. Instead you’ll see rolling hills, cattle grazing under oak trees, and rare birds like Golden Eagles.

from KCRW Features

Democrats won all seven of Orange County’s Congressional districts in 2018. That shocked many people, given OC’s past as a bastion of the Republican party.

Orange County politics: 2020 predictions

Democrats won all seven of Orange County’s Congressional districts in 2018. That shocked many people, given OC’s past as a bastion of the Republican party.

from Greater LA

Cities across California are clearing out brush and invasive grasses on hillsides to help prevent wildfires from spreading. But in some towns, in addition to hired hands, they're also using goats.

California cities turn to hired hooves to help prevent massive wildfires

Cities across California are clearing out brush and invasive grasses on hillsides to help prevent wildfires from spreading. But in some towns, in addition to hired hands, they're also using goats.

from NPR

Many websites now offer a link to opt out of sharing data about yourself.

Explainer: California’s new landmark data privacy law

Many websites now offer a link to opt out of sharing data about yourself.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand