Beth Barrett

Contributor, LA Weekly

Guest

Contributor to the LA Weekly; long-time local reporter and former staff writer at the Los Angeles Daily News

Beth Barrett on KCRW

There are seven LA City Council seats on the ballot next week, but only one without an incumbent.

The Race to Replace Councilman Greig Smith

There are seven LA City Council seats on the ballot next week, but only one without an incumbent.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Last week, Judge William Highberger ruled that teacher lay-offs planned for three inner-city middle schools would deprive students of their constitutional right to an equal education.

Layoffs and Seniority in the LAUSD

Last week, Judge William Highberger ruled that teacher lay-offs planned for three inner-city middle schools would deprive students of their constitutional right to an equal education.

from Which Way, L.A.?

California faces a deficit upwards of 15 billion dollars.

L.A. School Board Readies for Budget Battle

California faces a deficit upwards of 15 billion dollars.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

The authors of “ Out of Office” discuss how telecommuting can make people feel an unhealthy need to constantly work, and why it’s problematic to tie so much of your identity to your…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Disney CEO Bob Chapek recently sent his staff a memo outlining three “strategic pillars” that will “set the stage” for the company’s future. What do they really mean?

from Hollywood Breakdown

The Biden administration is offering four free antigen COVID tests to each household in the U.S., and signups open today. Test results are available within 30 minutes.

from KCRW Features

SoCal water agencies are investing in cloud seeding programs to squeeze more moisture out of their winter storms. But playing rain god has risks and limitations.

from Greater LA

Panelists discuss how inflation is affecting consumers and lawmakers, and former congresswoman Jane Harman looks at voting rights and how to prevent Russia from invading Ukraine.

from Left, Right & Center

Some Angelenos haven’t seen their families since 2019. They share why they’re excited to go home for the holidays.

from Greater LA

We kick off a new year of Left Right & Center as the country reflects on the one-year anniversary of the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol.

from Left, Right & Center

An influx of patients is straining already short-staffed hospitals, and some have canceled elective surgeries, including Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in the San Fernando…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A doctor from San Bernardino County explains how he’s handling another COVID surge as the Omicron variant spreads, and how he talks to vaccine skeptics.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand