Lonny Shavelson

Doctor, Director

Dr. Lonny Shavelson, Former ER physician and the Director of Bay Area End of Life Options in Berkeley

Lonny Shavelson on KCRW

Terminally ill adults now have the right to die on their own terms in California. The so-called End of Life Option Act went into  effect Thursday .

What Do Doctors Think About California’s Aid-In-Dying Law?

Terminally ill adults now have the right to die on their own terms in California. The so-called End of Life Option Act went into effect Thursday .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Business is booming for a maker of the prefab homeless shelters known as tiny homes. Can a company banking on homelessness also help alleviate it?

from Greater LA

This past weekend, six mass shootings rocked communities across the U.S. What’s causing the rise in gun violence?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Abortions were considered common in the 19th century. How did the medical procedure become so politicized today?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Dancers at a North Hollywood strip club say owners and security guards don’t keep them safe. What do they want workplace safety to look like?

from Greater LA

Californians still support high-speed rail. But commentator Joe Mathews says state politicians are killing any chance of success by downsizing the bullet train.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Fabiola Moreno Ruelas is a San Diego State student who’s set to graduate after juggling multiple jobs to pay her bills while helping other students in need.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

It could take two months until grocery shelves are restocked with infant formula. A pediatrician advises parents on how to feed their little ones in the meantime.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

SoCal Congressman Adam Schiff says he’s returned from Ukraine with a deeper understanding of the unfolding humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country.

from KCRW Features

More celebrities and prominent figures are starting to donate money to the LA mayoral candidate of their choice. And some of them are willing to spend big.

from KCRW Features