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

NBC announced it will not air the Golden Globes in 2022.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Joe Mathews says national governments and tech companies are not up to the job of regulating the worldwide web.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Today Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his California Comeback Plan , which means two-thirds of Californians would receive $600 stimulus checks, and some families with children would get…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Pulitzer Prize-winner Chris Hedges joins Robert Scheer to discuss the WikiLeaks founder’s plight as he languishes in a British prison.

from Scheer Intelligence

Risky Business is a private club in North Hollywood for fully vaccinated people, where people can drink and mingle without wearing masks or social distancing.

from Greater LA

Josh Barro talks with the LRC panel about Republican-led states cutting back on jobless benefits, a ransomware attack on an energy company, and the controversial joys of parenthood.

from Left, Right & Center

Maj. Danny Sjursen weighs in on U.S. intelligence agencies’ recent admission that a report that the Taliban had been paid by Russia to kill Americans is most likely false.

from Scheer Intelligence

Now that kids are back on campus, teachers are bringing lessons outside to keep them safe. The health benefits for students extend far beyond COVID safety.

from Greater LA

Kids ages 12 to 15 are now eligible for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, and some LA families are wasting no time.

from Greater LA