Journalist and Author of “Wolf Boys: Two American Teenagers and Mexico’s Most Dangerous Drug Cartel”
Tens of thousands of people have fled the drug wars in Mexico, crossing the border into the US seeking safe harbor from the horrors of cartel violence.
Oct. 6, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The public weighs in on fracking California’s public lands. Gun shows will continue at Ventura County Fairgrounds. Trash collection rates rise in Santa Barbara.
May. 31from The 805
Nearly 59,000 people are living on the streets or in vehicles.
Jun. 4from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Today Special Counsel Robert Mueller broke his silence about his report.
May. 29from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Fentanyl is almost unthinkably strong. The synthetic opioid is 50 times more potent than heroin and has contributed to a wave of fatal overdoses in LA County.
Jun. 6from KCRW Features
The summer concert series at the Hollywood Bowl kicked off this weekend. Thomas Wilkins is the Principal Conductor of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.
Jun. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
To our detriment, California has lost touch with one of its greatest thinkers.
Jun. 13from Zócalo's Connecting California
President Trump on the National Climate Assessment: “I don’t believe it.” Now he’s ordered federal agencies to downplay evidence-based predictions.
Jun. 3from To the Point
The biggest story of modern times is bad for audience ratings. To save money, news outlets are hiding the truth of environmental disaster.
May. 27from To the Point
On Memorial Day, we listen back to some of our favorite recent interviews. David Kipen shares people's long-enduring complaints about LA.
May. 27from Press Play with Madeleine Brand