For Ernestina Lau, beach days don’t come often. The 32-year-old mother of three is from Brawley, a desert town two hours east of San Diego where the summertime highs top…
Sep. 1, 2017from News Stories
Seventy percent of Californians would like to visit the coast more often — and financial concerns are the main reason why people choose not to stay overnight.
Sep. 1, 2017from KCRW Features
Victims of California’s fires can apply for assistance, but President Trump had a warning for the state’s residents. He wants to see a change in forest management.
Nov. 14, 2018from To the Point
Fire season has come raging through California. The Northern California Camp Fire has 150,000 acres and killed 84 people.
Nov. 19, 2018from News Stories
Arctic temperatures are hitting the midwest, while Australia experiences a heat wave. Heat records were broken all over last year, from Hong Kong to Norway to Southern California.
Jan. 30from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Many who evacuated during the Woolsey Fire are returning to their homes, or to where their homes used to stand. Malibu residents, from movie stars to mobile park renters, have…
Nov. 21from News Stories
Private firefighters successfully defended Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s $50 million mansion from the Woolsey Fire.
Nov. 15, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The ice melting in the Arctic has reached a record low this year. That means that there are parts of the Arctic Ocean that are now accessible to navigation for the first time.
Dec. 7from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Eleni Kounalakis is running against fellow Democrat Ed Hernandez to be California’s next lieutenant governor. She was a real estate mogul and former U.S.
Oct. 30, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
We've just had the terrible Camp and Woolsey fires. More of those fires will come again -- bigger and hotter.
Dec. 14from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The “world’s best green journalist” says it may be too late to save the planet, but that doesn’t seem to keep tech barons and the rest of the uber-rich up at night.
May. 10from Scheer Intelligence