Political columnist for the Sacramento Bee
You can call California the conservative media’s piñata. It gets smacked over and over again about its so-called anti-business climate, high taxes and an overall liberal mantra.
Jul. 22, 2016from The Mixer
It's the summer harvest season in California, and farmers are facing a problem that's all too familiar: undocumented workers are needed to pick the crops.
Jul. 14, 2015from Which Way, L.A.?
The latest two-year legislative session is scheduled to end this week. Senators, Assembly members and Governor Brown are all looking ahead to the November election.
Aug. 28, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
California’s budget heartache means its public colleges and universities are expected to receive nearly $2 billion less than planned for the coming year, but the financial aid…
May. 18from KCRW Features
Due to stay-at-home orders, LA’s high school seniors are missing out on prom, and worrying about graduation and college.
Apr. 23from Greater LA
Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for Los Angeles due to continuing public unrest sparked by the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis.
May. 31from News Stories
With so many local governments representing us, there is too much overlap and not enough accountability.
Apr. 30from Zócalo's Connecting California
Artist Doug Aitken shares how creativity can be cultivated in times of quarantine.
Apr. 22from KCRW Features
By refusing to go to school, students could make a loud statement about California’s spending priorities, says Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews.
May. 28from Zócalo's Connecting California
Today is an unofficial global holiday for cannabis users everywhere. Usually there are concerts, rallies, and a whole lot of smoke.
Apr. 20from KCRW Features
Hundreds of thousands of students have joined a class action lawsuit against the University of California and Cal State systems.
May. 4from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report May 22, 2020.
May. 22from David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report