Brandon Alvis

filmmaker

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A new documentary tells the story of one of Ventura’s most popular downtown parks.

A green space built on buried bodies: The story of Cemetery Park in Ventura

A new documentary tells the story of one of Ventura’s most popular downtown parks.

from The 805

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The recent fires and extreme heat waves had a devastating impact on much of the west coast of America.

from Life Examined

As the coronavirus pandemic tears through Los Angeles, city officials continue intensive cleanings of homeless encampments.

from Greater LA

Many people are working from home during this pandemic, so what does that freedom mean for job and housing markets?

from Greater LA

Hundreds of thousands of California workers have applied for unemployment benefits, are eligible to receive them, but still haven’t been paid.

from Greater LA

The challenges of being unhoused are almost too many to count. They take on a distinct flavor at night.

from Nocturne

Many physical stores are closed during the pandemic, and people are generally avoiding contact with others. That means more online shopping — and more packaging.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

All of California’s 18 national forests remain closed due to the many huge wildfires burning up and down the state. The U.S.

from KCRW Features

On Monday, Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for Napa, Sonoma and Shasta counties due to wildfires.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Wastewater-based epidemiology is an approach to providing real-time information on our exposure to certain diseases using pooled waste water extraction (aka “sewage”).

from Second Opinion