Reporter covering water issues and the environment for the Los Angeles Times
Nearly 40 years ago, a drought stricken California ordered growers with the oldest water rights in the state to stop diverting water from lakes and streams.
May. 26, 2015from Which Way, L.A.?
Instead of reducing water use by 20% as Governor Brown has called for, California has increased it by one percent. In the Southland, it’s up by 8%.
Jul. 16, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
Speaker John Boehner held a news conference this afternoon in Bakersfield, advocating emergency drought legislation in Congress.
Jan. 22, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
This may be the year that California finally gets to pick who’ll be the next president.
May. 23from Zócalo's Connecting California
Get ready for more debate about health insurance as Trump runs for re-election. Democratic hopefuls are debating reforms while Republicans accuse them of “socialized medicine.”
May. 9from To the Point
Partisanship is more powerful than science, even for conservative environmentalists. They don’t buy warnings about an existential crisis.
May. 6from To the Point
The “world’s best green journalist” says it may be too late to save the planet, but that doesn’t seem to keep tech barons and the rest of the uber-rich up at night.
May. 10from Scheer Intelligence
“The Terminator,” “Blade Runner,” and “Her” all center around a future of humans and machines living together. But that’s actually happening right now. The A.I.
May. 14from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Under a new Trump administration plan, about 55,000 US-born children could be evicted from their homes because their parents are undocumented.
May. 22from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The final episode of “Game of Thrones” aired Sunday after eight seasons. Its main theme song, “A Song of Fire and Ice,” has become iconic and recognizable among millions of fans.
May. 20from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Los Angeles Unified’s adult education program doesn't get much respect, and its funding is always in danger.
May. 16from Greater LA
President Trump on Friday falsely asserted that China will pay the tariffs he slapped on Chinese goods coming into America.
May. 13from Press Play with Madeleine Brand