Kathryn Barnes

Kathryn Barnes

Coordinating Producer, KCRW Santa Barbara

Producer

Coordinating Producer, KCRW Santa Barbara

Kathryn Barnes on KCRW

Despite thousands of requests to repair LA’s sidewalks each year, city officials say they can only manage to fix about ten a month.

The cracks in LA’s sidewalk repair plan

Despite thousands of requests to repair LA’s sidewalks each year, city officials say they can only manage to fix about ten a month.

from Greater LA

Santa Monica is focused on housing the 37 most expensive homeless people in the city.

How to help the most expensive homeless people in Santa Monica

Santa Monica is focused on housing the 37 most expensive homeless people in the city.

from Greater LA

What are the key issues for black voters in LA right now?

What black Angeleno voters care about most (hint: it's not Trump)

What are the key issues for black voters in LA right now?

from Greater LA

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Federal immigration authorities drop off busloads of Central American migrants daily in San Bernardino and the Coachella Valley, where a local church is picking up the slack.

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The United Methodist Church is facing a possible split over the issue of same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy.

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The shocking killing of a 32-year-old non-verbal autistic man by an off-duty LAPD officer at a Costco has parents of young autistic men wondering what it will take to keep their kids…

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LA’s homeless population grew by 16% in the city last year. Homelessness is up by 40% in Orange County, and 17% in San Francisco.

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It may sound counter-intuitive, but earthquakes are one of the natural phenomena that have made California great.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

To our detriment, California has lost touch with one of its greatest thinkers.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

There are a lot of ideas in Sacramento for addressing California's housing crisis, but state lawmakers may lack the necessary experience to make informed decisions.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

This may be the year that California finally gets to pick who’ll be the next president.

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