Diana Pastora Carson

Educator; Lecturer, San Diego State University; consultant, Disability Advocate

Educator for over 30 years, teaching both at the elementary school level and the university level.

Diana Pastora Carson on KCRW

Native Californians used fire to fight fire for thousands of years, but the cultural burning was virtually banned when settlers arrived.

In Our Backyard No. 4: Fire is part of California’s natural landscape. We’ll always be waiting for the next, inevitable smoke out

Native Californians used fire to fight fire for thousands of years, but the cultural burning was virtually banned when settlers arrived.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Greater LA’s special series, “Born & Razed,” closely looks at changing neighborhoods across Southern California. This rebroadcast of episode two focuses on Oxnard.

from Greater LA

Panelists discuss Kevin McCarthy’s failed bids to become speaker of the House, President Biden and Mitch McConnell’s joint infrastructure support, and the anniversary of the January 6…

from Left, Right & Center

Two refugees who escaped Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport meet for the first time since 1939, recounting stories of how they left Europe as children.

from Greater LA

Heavy rains bring destruction to SoCal, and thousands of residents in Santa Barbara County remain stranded. President Biden declared a state of emergency.

from Greater LA

The Rev. Madison Shockley discusses the historical, political and controversial misconceptions of the Christmas story.

from Scheer Intelligence

Rogét Chahayed’s work is nominated for six Grammys this year, including Album of the Year for Mary J. Blige’s “Good Morning Gorgeous (Deluxe).”

from Greater LA

Panelists discuss the Brazilian rioters who stormed government buildings, backlash towards President Biden’s border visit, and the classified documents discovered in Biden’s former…

from Left, Right & Center

The essential Southern California music festival builds on last year’s triumphant, post-pandemic-hiatus return with 2023 dates slated for April 14-16 and 21-23.

from Music News

Israel’s sharp turn to the extreme right has startled American Jews.

from Scheer Intelligence