California Department of Public Health
Director of the California Department of Public Health
A powerful drug that’s 50 to 100 times more potent than heroin has been linked to recent overdoses across California, many of them fatal. It’s called fentanyl, and it’s a synthetic…
Apr. 20, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
America is politically polarized, and the US Supreme Court is also divided. In a few days, it will answer two questions. Will non-citizens be counted in the next census?
Jun. 13from To the Point
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra hit a milestone recently: He's now sued the Trump Administration more times than the Texas Attorney General sued the feds during Barack…
Jun. 14from KCRW Features
Washington Governor Jay Inslee has positioned himself as the “climate change candidate” in the crowded Democratic field.
May. 31from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Trump on the National Climate Assessment: “I don’t believe it.” Now he’s ordered federal agencies to downplay evidence-based predictions.
Jun. 3from To the Point
Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper is known for his centrist views.
Jun. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
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
County Supervisor, Das Williams, discusses cannabis permits in Santa Barbara County. Scientists look to explain the spike in gray whale deaths.
Jun. 21from The 805
High winds and heat in Northern California recently caused PG&E to shut off power to communities in the Sierra Foothills.
Jun. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
“Supreme Revenge” describes increasingly bitter battles over the highest court in the land. It’s the title of a Frontline documentary featuring Reagan, Obama and Trump.
May. 30from To the Point