Christina Jewett

Center for Investigative Reporting

Guest

Investigative reporter covering health and welfare for California Watch, a project of the Center for Investigative Reporting; former reporter for the Sacramento Bee

Christina Jewett on KCRW

An investigation into a drug prescribed to girls who start puberty early found long term consequences.

Drug delaying puberty linked to bone problems in early adulthood

An investigation into a drug prescribed to girls who start puberty early found long term consequences.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Southern California’s become the center of a drug-rehabilitation racket, that specializes in charging the state’s Drug Medi-Cal program for so-called “ghost clients,” including dead…

Rampant Fraud in Southern California Rehab Clinics

Southern California’s become the center of a drug-rehabilitation racket, that specializes in charging the state’s Drug Medi-Cal program for so-called “ghost clients,” including dead…

from Which Way, L.A.?

Hantavirus is a rare cause of disease, but it can be deadly, as visitors to Yosemite Valley are finally been warned.

Hantavirus Outbreak at Yosemite

Hantavirus is a rare cause of disease, but it can be deadly, as visitors to Yosemite Valley are finally been warned.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Closing arguments began today in the trial against the three white men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man, in Brunswick, Georgia.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael, and their neighbor William Bryan were deemed guilty today for murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black 25-year-old, when he was out jogging in…

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To some parents who are hesitant to vaccinate their young children against the coronavirus, Dr.

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Starting in January and throughout 2022, the City of LA plans to give 3,200 families in poverty $1,000 a month — with no conditions. The $38 million program is called “ BIG:LEAP .”

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It’s not RICO, but this is the final episode of All The Presidents’ Lawyers.

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For the first time in the 68-year history of the California School for the Deaf in Riverside, their football team is one game away from capturing the division championship.

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It’s been two months since Carson residents started smelling rotten eggs and getting headaches.

from Greater LA

Cannabis is America’s fastest-growing industry, but how much cash does all the cush translate to?

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Just 28% of voters approve of the job Vice President Kamala Harris is doing, according to a recent poll from USA Today and Suffolk University.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand