Jerry Brown

State of California

Guest

Governor of California (1975–1983; 2011–present); former Mayor of Oakland, former Governor of California  (1975-1983) and the State Attorney General (1971-1975)

Jerry Brown on KCRW

It’s been 75 years since two atom bombs destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the world learned that nuclear weapons could annihilate civilization.

Nuclear war is as likely as ever, says former defense secretary William Perry

It’s been 75 years since two atom bombs destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the world learned that nuclear weapons could annihilate civilization.

from To the Point

California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation on Monday that commits the state to generating all its retail electricity from renewables, and becoming carbon-neutral by 2045.

Gov. Brown to his critics: 'We have the strictest rules on oil drilling anywhere in the U.S.’

California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation on Monday that commits the state to generating all its retail electricity from renewables, and becoming carbon-neutral by 2045.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Donald Trump reportedly wants the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and he’s expected to announce a decision soon.

Why Gov. Jerry Brown is taking his climate agenda to China

President Donald Trump reportedly wants the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and he’s expected to announce a decision soon.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Tonight we go to demonstrations and scenes around the state, as host Brian Watt of KQED helps us hear how our neighbors are processing the news.

KCRW’s Warren Olney talks with Jane Coaston, host of the New York Times podcast “The Argument,” about politics and race.

from To the Point

Latinos make up less than 40% of the California population — but more than 55% of the state’s coronavirus cases.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With so many unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexican border, the federal government is scrambling to find places to house them.

from Greater LA

Joe Mathews writes that the real problem of California’s high-speed rail project is management, not money.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The city of LA has locked basketball hoops in Venice Beach, even as more outdoor and indoor activities get the green light to restart.

from Greater LA

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about a conflict between the FBI and the Department of Justice about the aftermath of the insurrection, Matt Gaetz, and more.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Today, a jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all three counts in the trial of the death of George Floyd.

from KCRW Features

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the confiscation of electronic devices from Rudy Giuliani’s home and office, and more.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers