Kathryn Barnes

Kathryn Barnes

Coordinating Producer, KCRW Santa Barbara

Producer

Coordinating Producer, KCRW Santa Barbara

Kathryn Barnes on KCRW

KCRW speaks with members of LA's Jewish community, plus Israeli and Palestinian expats about Tuesday's Israeli election.

Angelenos on the Israel election: ‘We're all watching closely'

KCRW speaks with members of LA's Jewish community, plus Israeli and Palestinian expats about Tuesday's Israeli election.

from Greater LA

One homeowner was foreclosed on earlier this year because of her participation in a program   which provides LA County homeowners with no-money-down loans for eco-friendly home…

Program to boost clean energy in LA is hurting some homeowners

One homeowner was foreclosed on earlier this year because of her participation in a program which provides LA County homeowners with no-money-down loans for eco-friendly home…

from Greater LA

KCRW joins a group of forest firefighters who are working to prevent wildfires. We get a firsthand look at what firefighters do when a blaze breaks out near Tujunga.

When wildfire training becomes an all-hands-on-deck emergency

KCRW joins a group of forest firefighters who are working to prevent wildfires. We get a firsthand look at what firefighters do when a blaze breaks out near Tujunga.

from Greater LA

More from KCRW

President Trump wonders in a tweet who is worse: Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell, or Chairman Xi Jinping.

from Left, Right & Center

Climate change is an existential crisis. If Americans cut just one hamburger from their diet every week, it would be like taking 10 million cars off the road every year. After cutting energy use, less meat and more plant-based food add up to the easiest--and healthiest--way to reduce your carbon footprint. From the land and water needed to raise feed and the methane produced at the end of digestion, “Cattle are actually mini fossil-fuel, greenhouse gas producers.” So says Sujatha Bergen, head of health campaigns at the NRDC. As her title suggests, eliminating beef from your diet--in addition to pork and lamb-- is also better for you. She explains the trade-offs for helping to reduce climate change and says, “Starting with your fork is much less daunting for many people.”

from To the Point

The bill sent Uber and Lyft scrambling, and it might reshape business in the entertainment industry.

from KCRW Features

A state bill called AB 5 would require businesses that rely on independent contractors to reclassify them as employees and offer benefits such as health insurance and sick pay. There’s…

from KCRW Features

Absolute immunity, executive privilege, crony privilege?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

In its zeal to oppose President Trump at every turn, California risks becoming that the thing that it fears.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

It doesn’t matter if you don’t stand at the center of the world, as long as you can convince people that you do.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Former FBI agent Asha Rangappa is our special guest!

Lots of people lie to federal investigators. Very few are indicted for it.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers