Kathryn Barnes

Kathryn Barnes

Central Coast reporter/producer

Central Coast reporter/producer

Kathryn Barnes on KCRW

Lester Solis was a junior at Belmont High School in Los Angeles when the pandemic caused his mother to lose her job and him to work full-time at Home Depot in addition to going to…

How LAUSD is responding to increased need for mental health support

Lester Solis was a junior at Belmont High School in Los Angeles when the pandemic caused his mother to lose her job and him to work full-time at Home Depot in addition to going to…

from Greater LA

The song "Nature Boy" was a huge hit for Nat King Cole and recorded by hundreds of artists, including Frank Sinatra, David Bowie, and Lady Gaga.

‘Nature Boy’ composer Eden Ahbez led a Los Angeles life under the stars

The song "Nature Boy" was a huge hit for Nat King Cole and recorded by hundreds of artists, including Frank Sinatra, David Bowie, and Lady Gaga.

from Greater LA

KCRW profiles a resident of Homekey, a statewide program to turn hotels and motels into homeless housing. But how do you build stability in a place designed for temporary stays?

Temporary life at Homekey, Dodgers-Giants rivalry, politics of OC oil spill

KCRW profiles a resident of Homekey, a statewide program to turn hotels and motels into homeless housing. But how do you build stability in a place designed for temporary stays?

from Greater LA

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Josh, Gustavo, Megan and special guest Andrew Sullivan talk about a post-pandemic world and today’s polarized politics.

from Left, Right & Center

After months of reluctance, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday mandated that all California school employees be vaccinated for COVID-19 or be tested weekly.

from News Stories

From “Back to the Future” to “The Jetsons,” when pop culture imagines the future, it often includes flying cars.

from Greater LA

To get medical treatment without waiting weeks, you might have to break the bank.

from Greater LA

A reported 126,000 gallons of crude oil is leaking out of a broken pipeline located some four miles off the coast of Huntington Beach. Some of it is making its way onshore.

from Greater LA

“I do get emotional, thinking about all the moments that I missed with my family this year,” says Dr. Kyle Monk, fighting through her tears.

from KCRW Features

“Everybody's gonna have their own crayons, their own papers, school supplies, things like that. Sharing is out this year.

from KCRW Features

The broken oil pipeline off the coast of Huntington Beach is an environmental catastrophe that has killed fish, contaminated wetlands, and left nearby birds covered in oil.

from Greater LA

LAUSD’s 2021-2022 school year kicked off today.

from Greater LA