Garrett Therolf

UC Berkeley and Common Sense News

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Reporter for the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley and Common Sense News, a non-profit focused on child well-being.

Garrett Therolf on KCRW

Ten-year-old Anthony Avalos died in Lancaster last week. He suffered head injuries and was covered in cigarette burns. For years, his home was flagged for potential abuse.

The problems with LA County's child welfare agency

Ten-year-old Anthony Avalos died in Lancaster last week. He suffered head injuries and was covered in cigarette burns. For years, his home was flagged for potential abuse.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Cracking down on crack ramped up the War on Drugs in the 1980s, and it didn’t matter if you were an adult using crack or a kid; tough on crime was tough on crime.

Youth Lockup

Cracking down on crack ramped up the War on Drugs in the 1980s, and it didn’t matter if you were an adult using crack or a kid; tough on crime was tough on crime.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The California Coastal Commission is attempting to crack down on a group of Palos Verdes surfers who call themselves the Bay Boys.

The Bay Boys of Palos Verdes

The California Coastal Commission is attempting to crack down on a group of Palos Verdes surfers who call themselves the Bay Boys.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

AAA expects more than 53 million people to travel for Thanksgiving this year, nearly matching pre-pandemic levels amid hopes of a semi-formal holiday season.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Who owns a patients’ test results and does the health provider have a duty to warn at risk relatives?

from Second Opinion

Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat discuss the high rate of inflation, its political risk and what (if anything) the president can do about it.

from Left, Right & Center

Big budget action movies with big stars have traditionally been the bread and butter of Hollywood studios.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Josh Barro, Elizabeth Bruenig and Ross Douthat talk about the Rittenhouse verdict.

from Left, Right & Center

San Francisco is at times known for its rough-and-tumble approach to local politics. But now a more bruising political fight is playing out in the City by the Bay.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

It’s not RICO, but this is the final episode of All The Presidents’ Lawyers.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Josh, Liz and Ross talk about the omicron variant, vaccine fatigue and how we can get to a normal that makes sense.

from Left, Right & Center

For the first time in the 68-year history of the California School for the Deaf in Riverside, their football team is one game away from capturing the division championship.

from Greater LA