Anita Chabria

state politics reporter for the LA Times

Staff writer for the LA Times in Sacramento

Anita Chabria on KCRW

As COVID-19 spreads through grocery stores, casinos, and private gatherings, a number of anti-government groups in California are joining forces.

Why the alt-right and anti-vaxxers are aligned against COVID-19 vaccine

As COVID-19 spreads through grocery stores, casinos, and private gatherings, a number of anti-government groups in California are joining forces.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs lost his reelection bid this month. He formally conceded to his Republican challenger, Kevin Lincoln, on Tuesday. The race wasn’t even close.

Michael Tubbs, endorsed by Barack Obama, is ousted after just one term as Stockton mayor

Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs lost his reelection bid this month. He formally conceded to his Republican challenger, Kevin Lincoln, on Tuesday. The race wasn’t even close.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Americans of Indian descent in LA, as well as Indians worldwide, observed Diwali this past weekend.

Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights, has extra meaning in 2020

Americans of Indian descent in LA, as well as Indians worldwide, observed Diwali this past weekend.

from Greater LA

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The City of LA fenced off Echo Park Lake more than a week ago, forcing roughly 200 unhoused people living there to leave.

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The UC and Cal State college systems say they plan to require students and faculty to get COVID-19 vaccines before returning to campus this fall — but that’s only after the FDA…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Life Examined

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from Second Opinion

Gaylord Wilshire was a land speculator, billboard tycoon, failed politician and inventor.

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With so many unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexican border, the federal government is scrambling to find places to house them.

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California is allowing indoor entertainment events to resume this week at reduced capacity.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More than a year ago when people knew nothing about how COVID-19 spread, hygiene theater was in overdrive. That meant wiping down everything, and even disinfecting groceries.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Cannabis is now a $18 billion industry in the U.S. First-time users could have driven some of that boom.

from KCRW Features