Kate Hutton

City of Los Angeles' Emergency Management Department

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Public information officer for the City of Los Angeles' Emergency Management Department and Staff seismologist at Caltech Seismological Laboratory

Kate Hutton on KCRW

After going offshore, Tropical Storm Harvey is now poised to return to Houston. Residents near two dams have been told to evacuate, as officials release water from them.

Why Houston wasn't prepared for Harvey, and what could happen in LA

After going offshore, Tropical Storm Harvey is now poised to return to Houston. Residents near two dams have been told to evacuate, as officials release water from them.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Federal, state and local agencies are reminding home owners there's not much time until January, when massive storms are predicted from the El Niño condition in the Pacific Ocean.

It's "All Hands on Deck" for El Niño

Federal, state and local agencies are reminding home owners there's not much time until January, when massive storms are predicted from the El Niño condition in the Pacific Ocean.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Friday's  5.1 magnitude earthquake  was centered in northern Orange County and strong enough to cause a landslide, break water mains and damage buildings.

Another Reminder for Earthquake Country

Friday's 5.1 magnitude earthquake was centered in northern Orange County and strong enough to cause a landslide, break water mains and damage buildings.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Marine Mammal Care Center LA has survived struggles and the pandemic as it cares for injured sea life. Now the center has reopened to the public.

from Greater LA

We may need additional booster shots down the line, but for now the fully vaccinated are well protected against Omicron, according to Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis.

from KCRW Features

A doctor from San Bernardino County explains how he’s handling another COVID surge as the Omicron variant spreads, and how he talks to vaccine skeptics.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Panelists discuss how inflation is affecting consumers and lawmakers, and former congresswoman Jane Harman looks at voting rights and how to prevent Russia from invading Ukraine.

from Left, Right & Center

Josh Barro’s final episode as host of Left, Right & Center

from Left, Right & Center

Amid the winter COVID surge, Long Beach, Alhambra, and Burbank districts resumed classes on Monday, and LA public schools will restart next Tuesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We kick off a new year of Left Right & Center as the country reflects on the one-year anniversary of the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol.

from Left, Right & Center

LAUSD requires students and staff to submit a COVID test before returning to school on Tuesday. More than 60,000 have tested positive, and that has parents worried.

from Greater LA

The standard Netflix plan now costs $15.49 a month — 50 cents more than HBO Max. Some subscribers may cancel, but the price will likely continue to rise as Netflix grows.

from Hollywood Breakdown