Alexandra Applegate

USC Luminary fellow

USC Luminary fellow

Alexandra Applegate on KCRW

A Long Beach mother is fighting for reforms in the mental health system after her son’s lifelong battle with addiction and mental illness led to his untimely death.

Long Beach mom urges change after son’s death from mental illness

A Long Beach mother is fighting for reforms in the mental health system after her son’s lifelong battle with addiction and mental illness led to his untimely death.

from KCRW Features

The ACLU is hosting a forum with 12 candidates running for LA County District Attorney tonight. Much of the attention will be on controversial incumbent George Gascon.

LA DA debate: What to know about contenders vying to unseat Gascon

The ACLU is hosting a forum with 12 candidates running for LA County District Attorney tonight. Much of the attention will be on controversial incumbent George Gascon.

from KCRW Features

Will Donald Trump be indicted over hush money payments to Stormy Daniels? Are liberals and conservatives far apart on climate? Should age matter for presidents?

Will Trump be first president to be criminally indicted?

Will Donald Trump be indicted over hush money payments to Stormy Daniels? Are liberals and conservatives far apart on climate? Should age matter for presidents?

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Heat is a year-round problem for some indoor workers in SoCal. State and federal officials have proposals to require AC access and cool water on the job.

from Greater LA

KCRW listeners want to know if they’re recycling right. Here are all your recycling do’s and don’ts.

from The Anti-Dread Climate Podcast

Want to make a difference but don’t know where to start? Here’s a list of actions to take now.

from The Anti-Dread Climate Podcast

This past weekend, tenant advocates, labor unions, workers, and renters marched in Downtown LA to demand good wages, better employee benefits, and housing security.

from Greater LA

Rent-stabilized tenants in LA could see an increase in February as high as 7%. Landlords say it’s necessary to keep up with expenses.

from Greater LA

Have yourself a merry, waste-free Christmas. Let your impact be light!

from The Anti-Dread Climate Podcast

Each week on KCRW’s The Anti-Dread Climate Podcast, hosts Caleigh Wells and Candice Dickens-Russel answer a listener’s environmental question and give advice on how they can help the…

from Greater LA

Your practical, personal guide to protecting the planet will be back with new episodes starting February 21!

from The Anti-Dread Climate Podcast

One in four cars sold in California is now electric. EV drivers say switching saves money and the planet. Gas drivers are worried about running out of power.

from Greater LA