senior attorney at the Natural Resources Defense Council
Senior attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council
Los Angeles has yet again earned the dubious distinction as the nation’s capital for dirty air.
May. 14from Design and Architecture
The natural gas leak in the Porter Ranch neighborhood of L.A. County is turning into a major disaster. Thousands of residents have been moved out of their homes.
Jan. 8, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Tesla is churning out its electrically powered cars in the Bay Area — a “green” product in what claims to be the “greenest” state in the nation.
Aug. 13, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
As it celebrates its 100 th birthday, UCLA can take pride in being the most important institute of higher education in the state.
May. 9from Zócalo's Connecting California
Nearly 59,000 people are living on the streets or in vehicles.
Jun. 4from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Next week marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, a time of prayer and reflection for roughly half a million Muslims living in Southern California.
May. 30from Greater LA
California has over 500,000 green jobs, with tens of thousands coming directly from state initiatives.
Apr. 23from KCRW Features
California State Senator Scott Wiener’s controversial housing bill, SB 50, has been shelved for debate until next year.
May. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Federal immigration authorities drop off busloads of Central American migrants daily in San Bernardino and the Coachella Valley, where a local church is picking up the slack.
Jun. 11from Greater LA
LA’s homeless population grew by 16% in the city last year. Homelessness is up by 40% in Orange County, and 17% in San Francisco.
Jun. 5from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority released this year's homeless count today. It shows a 12% increase in L.A.
Jonny Fair, like tens of thousands of others in LA County, is mentally ill and can’t hold a steady job. Now he’s at risk of losing his Long Beach apartment due to a rent increase.
May. 1from Greater LA