Farmer in Hanford, CA
The Tehachapi Mountains are “effectively a wall that divides the state and has divided the state throughout its whole history,” says Joe Mathews, Connecting California columnist.
Jan. 1from Design and Architecture
California’s biggest infrastructure project is a high-speed rail network that would connect San Francisco, the Central Valley and Los Angeles, bridging communities cut off by the…
Feb. 13, 2018from Design and Architecture
On the Western edge of Los Angeles County near the suburbs of Chatsworth and Simi Valley, a battle has raged for decades over a the Santa Susana Field Lab, a toxin-filled former…
Mar. 27from KCRW Features
Soleil Ho and Tejal Rao belong to a new wave of food critics who are helping to redefine the craft.
Mar. 15from Good Food
It’s been nearly four months since Alex Villanueva was sworn in as sheriff of LA County. He campaigned on a message of “reform, rebuild and restore.”
Mar. 22from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Some people in Merced had high hopes for the bullet train, but now the Central Valley city will just be the terminus of a train line to nowhere.
Feb. 21from Zócalo's Connecting California
It’s no surprise that many of us make little effort to engage with our public institutions.
Mar. 7from Zócalo's Connecting California
There’s been an uptick of violent crime in South Los Angeles, and if you get shot or stabbed there, it’s likely you’ll go to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance or St.
May. 9from Greater LA
Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.
Apr. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
California’s death penalty was dysfunctional, but it did serve one important purpose.
Mar. 21from Zócalo's Connecting California
California State Senator Scott Wiener’s controversial housing bill, SB 50, has been shelved for debate until next year.
May. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand