Black women surfers build solidarity, excess snow pummels Mammoth Lakes

Kimiko Lorraine Russell-Halterman surfs in Manhattan Beach in 2021. Photo credit: Gabriella Angotti-Jones.

A new book by photojournalist and Orange County native Gabriella Angotti-Jones explores what it's like to be a Black female surfer in sometimes hostile waters. 

With states unable to agree on a plan to address water shortages on the Colorado River, the federal government has laid out three options to save the river. 

At least a dozen winter storms have brought nearly 60 feet of snow to the Sierra Nevada ski town of Mammoth Lakes. KCRW talks to its mayor. 

Before Roe v. Wade, the LAPD employed a special unit to investigate illegal abortion providers. The LA Times’ Brittny Mejia uncovered their history. 

Thirty years ago, a different Super Mario Bros. adaptation hit theaters, and it flopped. Now it’s getting a second life with a new generation of fans.