Chris Ipsen

City of Los Angeles Emergency Management Department

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Chris Ipsen on KCRW

The first of this year's El Niño storms were only a test, and Southern California is braced for another onslaught of mudslides, potholes, flooded freeways and basements and mountains…

Did LA Pass Its First Big El Niño Test?

The first of this year's El Niño storms were only a test, and Southern California is braced for another onslaught of mudslides, potholes, flooded freeways and basements and mountains…

from Which Way, L.A.?

Brussels is on lockdown for a third straight day because of concerns of a possible terrorist attack there. And France is in a three-month state of emergency.

Preparing for Terror

Brussels is on lockdown for a third straight day because of concerns of a possible terrorist attack there. And France is in a three-month state of emergency.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We all know that Southern California is earthquake country and occasionally we get rude reminders. But the last big shaker was the Northridge quake back in 1994.

Earthquakes on the Pacific Rim: Are We Next?

We all know that Southern California is earthquake country and occasionally we get rude reminders. But the last big shaker was the Northridge quake back in 1994.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Some GOP recall candidates say they would use emergency power to pass their agenda, and try to persuade the Democratic Legislature.

from News Stories

On the eve of the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, the Guantánamo Bay detention center is still open, and 39 detainees are still in custody, down from a high of nearly…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in American history.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A multi-million dollar grant will expand Judy Baca’s iconic mural called “The Great Wall of Los Angeles” and invest in the area surrounding it.

from Greater LA

Governor Newsom’s focus on the negative during the recall campaign was a missed opportunity for California unification, suggests Joe Mathews.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Ken and Josh discuss disappearing lawyers, incompetent tricksters and and what happens when a judge tells a lawyer to go back to school.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

California’s recall makes sense, but the electoral system as a whole needs reform, according to columnist Joe Matthews.

from To the Point

UCSB classes are just two weeks away , and students are using words like “desperate” and “abandoned” to describe their search for housing.

from Greater LA

Some 100,000 refugees are resettling in America so far after the U.S. ended its 20-year war in Afghanistan, and some are settling in Los Angeles.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand