Elizabeth Weil

New York Times Magazine

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Elizabeth Weil on KCRW

This week was the start of the trial for two men charged in the Oakland Ghost Ship warehouse fire three years ago.

Trial begins for men charged with Oakland Ghost Ship deaths

This week was the start of the trial for two men charged in the Oakland Ghost Ship warehouse fire three years ago.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, the former don of the Chinese Mafia, has been back in jail for the past 19 months awaiting trial on racketeering charges.

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow Charged with Murder

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, the former don of the Chinese Mafia, has been back in jail for the past 19 months awaiting trial on racketeering charges.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Construction waste comprises almost a third of our landfills. That’s partly because the way we make buildings hasn’t changed much in more than a century.

from Greater LA

Indoor museums are still closed — while malls, tattoo shops, hair and nail salons have been open since Gov. Gavin Newsom lifted parts of the state’s stay-at-home order last month.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The University of California, Davis offers free coronavirus testing and quarantine housing not just to students and university employees, but to the nearly 70,000 Davis residents too.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand