Alan Zarembo

Investigative reporter for LA Times

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Science writer for the Los Angeles Times

Alan Zarembo on KCRW

If you live in LA, San Francisco or New York and you get sick and need a new liver or a lung, you’ll probably have to wait a lot longer than someone in South Carolina or Louisiana.

Getting organ transplants: Why wait times are longer in Los Angeles than New Orleans

If you live in LA, San Francisco or New York and you get sick and need a new liver or a lung, you’ll probably have to wait a lot longer than someone in South Carolina or Louisiana.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

An LA Times investigative report finds that PTSD claims have exploded - and that many of those cases could be exaggerated or made up entirely.

PTSD Claims

An LA Times investigative report finds that PTSD claims have exploded - and that many of those cases could be exaggerated or made up entirely.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Al Gore  has won  this year's Nobel Peace Prize  for his international work on global warming. He shares the award with the United Nations'  Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change .

First an Oscar, Now Al Gore Wins the Nobel Peace Prize

Al Gore has won this year's Nobel Peace Prize for his international work on global warming. He shares the award with the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change .

from To the Point

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The book “The Quiet Before” is about big social movements and what shaped them, from the 16th century Scientific Revolution to today’s Black Lives Matter protests.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW hears reactions from Angelenos on the leaked opinion draft that says Roe v. Wade will be overturned, leaving room for states to ban abortions.

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from KCRW Features

How long will food prices continue to surge? They’ve been going up due to pandemic-induced supply chain disruptions and the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

To prevent small businesses from being priced out of Boyle Heights, a nonprofit is buying commercial property and offering tenants a share in ownership.

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Zócalo commentator Joe Mathews is a fierce defender of direct democracy. But he says California’s take on citizen power is making things worse.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

When the LA Riots broke out, KJLH-FM dropped its all-music format to become a voice for the community. Its former news director reflects on the events.

from KCRW Features