Jon Reed

radio reporter and producer

Jon Reed on KCRW

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

The promise of recycling may be failing

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

from Greater LA

Jocalyn Sanford grew up in Stockton, California, where she took AP classes in high school and was captain of her track team.

Low-income students turn to UCSB's Promise Scholars Program for success

Jocalyn Sanford grew up in Stockton, California, where she took AP classes in high school and was captain of her track team.

from Greater LA

“False flag” reports, even outright deceptions, have led to some of America’s longest wars. New technology makes another disastrous mistake more likely than ever.

Can Fake News Lead to Real War?

“False flag” reports, even outright deceptions, have led to some of America’s longest wars. New technology makes another disastrous mistake more likely than ever.

from To the Point

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A multi-million dollar grant will expand Judy Baca’s iconic mural called “The Great Wall of Los Angeles” and invest in the area surrounding it.

from Greater LA

September 14 is the last day for Californians to vote in the gubernatorial recall election, and the latest polls show Governor Gavin Newsom is likely to keep his job.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California’s recall makes sense, but the electoral system as a whole needs reform, according to columnist Joe Matthews.

from To the Point

Shirley Weber has been thrust into the awkward position of administering the California recall that could oust the man who appointed her.

from News Stories

President Biden announced in May that the United States would ship 80 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to dozens of countries.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Leafly Senior Editor David Downs talks about how Newsom has dealt with the burgeoning cannabis market, and whether pot will have a role to play when he’ll likely be on the 2022 ballot.

from KCRW Features

California Gov. Gavin Newsom now seems likely to survive the effort to recall him, but he should reflect on what got him into trouble.

from News Stories

The leading Republican candidate in the California recall election is trying to build a multi-ethnic coalition of voters — and overcome criticism for his views on race.

from News Stories

Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in American history.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand