education reporter for the Los Angeles Times
Education reporter for the Los Angeles Times
If you’re a parent in LA, would it be helpful to you if you had a rating, like an Amazon or Yelp score, for a particular LA Unified school?
Aug. 14from Greater LA
"Her-story," "cis-hetero-patriarchy," and "Whiteness" (with a capital W) are terms included in a proposed ethnic studies curriculum that could become a graduation requirement for…
Aug. 13from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Teachers are expected to be back in school on Wednesday. The negotiations ended at 6:15 am Monday, after 21 hours of talks, according to Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Jan. 22, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Last year, I approached KCRW with the most ridiculous idea, in a career admittedly built on them: What if we did a sports-like tournament, but centered on tortillas?
Aug. 7from Good Food
Rock musician Cody Marks and her band have been playing at California prisons for more than a decade as part of the nonprofit Jail Guitar Doors, which offers music workshops as a form…
Aug. 13from Greater LA
The bill sent Uber and Lyft scrambling, and it might reshape business in the entertainment industry.
Sep. 10from KCRW Features
An LA Times business columnist discusses the difficult time he’s had coming off antidepressants.
Sep. 10from Greater LA
The death of the nation’s longest serving federal judge is a reminder about our lack of effective judicial oversight.
Aug. 8from Zócalo's Connecting California
A state bill called AB 5 would require businesses that rely on independent contractors to reclassify them as employees and offer benefits such as health insurance and sick pay. There’s…
Sep. 11from KCRW Features
Table setting is one of the most exciting competitions at the Ventura County Fair. Newly elected LA City Councilman John Lee shares his plans around homelessness and transportation.
Aug. 15from Greater LA
Santa Barbara is having a vigil tonight for the 34 people who died in the Conception diving boat fire. We look at the history of diving in the area.
Sep. 6from The 805
Mountain lions now roam the hills surrounding Los Angeles.
Aug. 26from Greater LA