Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Associate Curator for Herpetology at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
LA is often called a concrete jungle, but it’s teeming with wild animals, insects, and plants. More than 500 species of birds live here or pass through as they migrate up the coast.
May. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Photo of a yellow-bellied sea snake courtesy of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
Jan. 11, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Local poets share their work and talk about LA's spoken word scene. Also, LA County's supervisors have voted to expand the number of all-gender bathrooms.
Jun. 19from Greater LA
KCRW’s Steve Chiotakis and seismologist Lucy Jones check out an earthquake fault up close.
Jul. 9from Greater LA
In California, generations of victims have adapted, rebuilt and expanded development into fire-prone areas. But last year’s blazes set new records for massive destruction.
Jun. 24from To the Point
The daughter of Mexican migrant field workers is now an engineer at Pasadena's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She dreams of being an astronaut and visiting Mars.
Jun. 12from Greater LA
On Monday night, Culver City Councilmembers moved forward with stronger protections for renters. Also, today marks the 10th anniversary of Michael Jackson's death.
Jun. 25from Greater LA
The small city of Downey ballooned in size in the 1960s, as thousands of scientists, engineers and blue collar workers designed and built the capsule that transported astronauts to the…
Jul. 15from Greater LA
Grocery workers from Albertsons, Vons, Ralphs, and Pavilions have voted to authorize a strike that could happen as soon as this weekend.
Jul. 10from Greater LA
There are a lot of ideas in Sacramento for addressing California's housing crisis, but state lawmakers may lack the necessary experience to make informed decisions.
Jun. 27from Zócalo's Connecting California
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House has become Southern California's first UNESCO World Heritage site.
Jul. 16from Design and Architecture