Los Angeles Times
Staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, covering LA County government
To counter protests over another controversial shooting, LA Sheriff Jim McDonnell has released footage showing that a man killed on Saturday by deputies in Lynnwood had a pistol in his…
Dec. 14, 2015from Which Way, L.A.?
LA lags behind NYC in the local filming of TV drama pilots, and LA County CEO Bill Fujioka plans to retire in November.
Jun. 27, 2014from The Mixer
Few people may know the name of LA's County Assessor , but few elected officials have as direct an impact on more people.
Mar. 12, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
KCRW’s Steve Chiotakis visits a giant car shredder between the Ports of L.A. and Long Beach on the aptly named Terminal Island.
Apr. 29from Greater LA
The shooting at a synagogue in San Diego County has led places of worship to lock doors, hire guards and install metal detectors.
May. 2from Greater LA
The Centers for Disease Control and Protection says the U.S.
Apr. 30from Greater LA
High winds and heat in Northern California recently caused PG&E to shut off power to communities in the Sierra Foothills.
Jun. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Hundreds of residential hotels in the City of LA offer shelter for people who would otherwise be homeless, but trendier SROs are popping up for young professionals with more money.
May. 6from Greater LA
LA’s homeless population grew by 16% in the city last year. Homelessness is up by 40% in Orange County, and 17% in San Francisco.
Jun. 5from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
This may be the year that California finally gets to pick who’ll be the next president.
May. 23from Zócalo's Connecting California
During the LA Times’ Festival of Books, KCRW & 826LA joined together to find out what festival attendees appreciate about their neighborhoods, and what they’d like to improve.
Jun. 11from Members
In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.
Apr. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand