Caleigh Wells

Caleigh Wells

Producer, reporter

Caleigh Wells is a reporter and producer from Los Angeles. She co-hosted KCRW’s Wasted series, and has recently covered the local 2020 elections, the rollout of COVID vaccines and California’s wildfires. When she’s not reporting, she’s filling in for her colleagues on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Press Play and Greater LA. She regularly reports on environmental issues and climate change. Before coming to KCRW, she reported and produced for the other NPR member station across town, KPCC.

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Cutting or eliminating greenhouse gas emissions is the aim of two new developments in Valencia and Tejon Ranch.

EVs, solar panels, geothermal pool: Life in net-zero community

Cutting or eliminating greenhouse gas emissions is the aim of two new developments in Valencia and Tejon Ranch.

from Greater LA

LAUSD requires students and staff to submit a COVID test before returning to school on Tuesday. More than 60,000 have tested positive, and that has parents worried.

62,000 students and staff have COVID as LAUSD resumes on Tuesday

LAUSD requires students and staff to submit a COVID test before returning to school on Tuesday. More than 60,000 have tested positive, and that has parents worried.

from Greater LA

The so-called king tide shows what high tides will look like as sea level continues to rise.

California’s king tides offer a peek at a warmer planet

The so-called king tide shows what high tides will look like as sea level continues to rise.

from Greater LA

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