Alex Caputo-Pearl

president of United Teachers Los Angeles

Guest

Alex Caputo-Pearl on KCRW

Thirty-one thousand LAUSD teachers went back to work after six days on the picket lines.

After the strike: ‘A foundation to move forward’

Thirty-one thousand LAUSD teachers went back to work after six days on the picket lines.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Written by Amy Ta, produced by Caitlin Plummer and Alex Tryggvadottir  
  It’s the third day of the LAUSD teachers strike. More than 30,000 walked off the job. The union and the…

Teachers union president: This is a fight for the soul of public education

Written by Amy Ta, produced by Caitlin Plummer and Alex Tryggvadottir It’s the third day of the LAUSD teachers strike. More than 30,000 walked off the job. The union and the…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Austin Beutner is the new chief of the Los Angeles public school system. Beutner is a philanthropist, former deputy mayor, former LA Times publisher.

Is Austin Beutner the right pick to lead LA's public schools?

Austin Beutner is the new chief of the Los Angeles public school system. Beutner is a philanthropist, former deputy mayor, former LA Times publisher.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

When local and national reporters cover HomeState, Southern California’s thriving Tex-Mex chain, they naturally focus on founder and owner Briana Valdez.

from Good Food

To get medical treatment without waiting weeks, you might have to break the bank.

from Greater LA

Governor Newsom’s focus on the negative during the recall campaign was a missed opportunity for California unification, suggests Joe Mathews.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Flying cars are coming to LA, possibly as early as 2023.

from Greater LA

California Gov. Gavin Newsom now seems likely to survive the effort to recall him, but he should reflect on what got him into trouble.

from News Stories

California’s recall election has been powered by some small business owners who are disgruntled about pandemic-era restrictions and pessimistic about the state’s future.

from Greater LA

Some UCLA faculty members have launched an initiative to place some Afghan scholars at UCLA. The plan will require raising $100,000 by September 30.

from KCRW Features

The attempt to recall Governor Gavin Newsom has failed, according to a call by The Associated Press, allowing the governor to stay in office until at least 2023.

from News Stories

Secretary of State Shirley Weber said the total cost of the special election could exceed $300 million.

from Zócalo's Connecting California