author of “Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution”
Journalist and author of the forthcoming book Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution
Los Angeles has yet again earned the dubious distinction as the nation’s capital for dirty air.
May. 14, 2019from Design and Architecture
It’s invisible in some places, but dirty air kills millions of people all over the world. That’s even true in America, despite the Clean Air Act and California’s Air Resources Board.
Apr. 29, 2019from To the Point
In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss the politicization of the Department of Justice.
May. 26from The Legal Eagle Files
Over those three days, the sounds of police sirens, distant helicopters, bursting fireworks, and blasts of rubber bullets backdropped afternoons of cell phones buzzing with emergency…
Jun. 1from News Stories
Have you ever had a friend who you thought should live their life differently than they do? A story about building a meaningful life out of chaos.
May. 20from Welcome to LA
Monterey has reinvented itself many times and remains a California jewel.
May. 21from Zócalo's Connecting California
How did a group of stuntmen in the 1960s diversify Hollywood? The origin story of the Black Stuntmen’s Association.
May. 27from Welcome to LA
Drive-by-Art comes to LA this weekend with over 120 works installed outdoors.
May. 19from Arts & Culture Stories
Party Conventions nominated presidents since 1831. Will Covid-19 put an end to balloons, bunting and long-winded speeches? Will it also put an end to privacy?
May. 21from To the Point
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many Angelenos are sewing face masks as a way to generate income and find a sense of purpose when life feels like it’s coming apart at the seams.
May. 19from Greater LA
Physicians use micromorts to measure the likelihood of death from an activity. A micromort equates to a one in 1 million chance of dying.
May. 28from KCRW Features