Gene Maddaus

Variety

Guest

Staff writer for the LA Weekly; former staff writer for the Torrance Daily Breeze

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iHeartRadio is a commercial radio juggernaut. It airs Ryan Seacrest and Rush Limbaugh, owns billboards and hundreds of radio stations. Now it’s facing serious financial problems.

Facing $20 billion debt, could iHeartRadio go bankrupt?

iHeartRadio is a commercial radio juggernaut. It airs Ryan Seacrest and Rush Limbaugh, owns billboards and hundreds of radio stations. Now it’s facing serious financial problems.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There’s another development measure on the ballot -- but this one is only for Beverly Hills voters.

Beverly Hills' housing ballot measure

There’s another development measure on the ballot -- but this one is only for Beverly Hills voters.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s $58 million plan to put body cameras on every police officer by July has fallen apart.

When All of LAPD Get Body Cams, Will There Be More Transparency?

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s $58 million plan to put body cameras on every police officer by July has fallen apart.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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The Trump administration tried to bury a report showing that it's water use plans for California would decimate a unique species of salmon.

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Scientists hope to reduce whale fatalities from ship collisions by using a new sound technology that detects when the endangered animals are present, and then alerts cargo ships to…

from Greater LA

The fur industry in California is worth $300 million, and fur is an important part of some people's family history. But some say the industry is cruel.

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Nearly 200 years ago, the Cherokee Nation signed a treaty with the United States. The result? They were forcibly removed from the Southeastern part of the U.S. to Oklahoma.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Officials are ending the rescue effort after a devastating fire broke out on a boat off the coast of Santa Barbara.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Lots of people lie to federal investigators. Very few are indicted for it.

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President Trump now plans to get rid of tent encampments and put homeless people in Los Angeles and other west coast cities into government-run facilities.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

... there's a lot to discuss after last night's Democratic presidential debate.

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Over the past year, China has almost stopped accepting America’s recyclables. More than 200 recycling centers in California closed last month.

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