Joe Garofoli

San Francisco Chronicle

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Senior political writer for the San Francisco Chronicle

Joe Garofoli on KCRW

Governor Jerry Brown called it “war” after the Department of Justice sued California over sanctuary laws. Many in California see it as the epicenter of the Trump resistance.

As DOJ fights California over immigration, where is Trump's support in the state?

Governor Jerry Brown called it “war” after the Department of Justice sued California over sanctuary laws. Many in California see it as the epicenter of the Trump resistance.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Dana Rohrabacher is one of the OC Republicans that Democrats are hoping to unseat in next year’s midterm elections. He’s one of Russia’s few ardent supporters in Congress.

Meeting Rep. Rohrabacher

Dana Rohrabacher is one of the OC Republicans that Democrats are hoping to unseat in next year’s midterm elections. He’s one of Russia’s few ardent supporters in Congress.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There’s an election today in LA for the congressional seat vacated by Xavier Becerra. Some candidates said former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders influenced them to run.

The Bernie Sanders movement and LA's congressional race

There’s an election today in LA for the congressional seat vacated by Xavier Becerra. Some candidates said former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders influenced them to run.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Supporters of a new Santa Ana streetcar say it will bring more people downtown, but business owners say they don’t know if they will last to see the benefit.

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The birth rate is the lowest it’s been in U.S. history. Meanwhile, climate change is a growing reason why Gen Zers and millennials are not having kids.

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LA has been preparing for more traveling patients seeking abortions. Meanwhile, anti-abortion advocates plan to now focus on states like California where the procedure remains legal.

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For generations, Catholic schools have represented a pathway to the middle class for immigrants. But thousands have closed, the latest in Boyle Heights.

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The Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo is the only nationally recognized Black rodeo in the U.S. Today it reaches more than 130,000 spectators, which makes it more popular than ever.

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“A Forest for the Trees” is an immersive exhibit that raises questions about nature.

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Experts say the best way to teach kids about the climate crisis without scaring them is to talk about it more, discourage doomscrolling, and find hope to share.

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Voting early, in person, by mail, or a dropbox are overseen by registrars. These officials are facing lies and conspiracies about voter fraud, plus safety threats.

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