Blogger at CalPensions.com; long-time reporter for the San Diego Union Tribune
Governor Brown has declared a stalemate on closing the $25 billion gap between state spending and revenue.
Mar. 8, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
The longest budget stalemate in state history is not over yet. Governor Schwarzenegger says he'll veto the plan finally approved this week by both parties.
Sep. 17, 2008from Which Way, L.A.?
One place where news staffs have been reduced is the State Capitol, where the Governor and the Legislature face a deficit of another kind.
Feb. 20, 2008from Which Way, L.A.?
Plains All American and DCOR face court decisions for business in the Santa Barbara Channel. A new program at UCSB hopes to encourage more students to study the humanities.
May. 3from The 805
Get ready for more debate about health insurance as Trump runs for re-election. Democratic hopefuls are debating reforms while Republicans accuse them of “socialized medicine.”
May. 9from To the Point
Uber and Lyft drivers around the world are on strike, protesting low wages and no benefits. They’re also urging riders to boycott the apps for the day.
May. 8from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
LA is often called a concrete jungle, but it’s teeming with wild animals, insects and plants. More than 5000 species of birds live here or pass through as they migrate up the coast.
May. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
We visit a job fair in South LA set up for transgender people who often face unemployment and workplace discrimination and harassment.
May. 14from Greater LA
The super bloom this year has given spectators in Southern California quite the wild flower show. The hills alongside LA’s freeways are carpeted with bright yellows and oranges.
May. 17from KCRW Features
While a dispute between China and the US means tariffs and perhaps fewer imports, there’s another potential jobs killer at the Port of LA: automation.
May. 13from Greater LA
This week, we moved a lot closer to a court challenge that could significantly reduce or eliminate constitutional protections for abortion rights.
May. 17from Left, Right & Center
Jackie Goldberg is returning to the LAUSD school board after a major victory in Tuesday’s special election.
May. 15from KCRW Features