Katy Murphy

San Jose Mercury News

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Higher education reporter for the San Jose Mercury-News

Katy Murphy on KCRW

President Trump’s willingness to disparage members of his own party has put the media focus on the  GOP’s infighting , while the party’s agenda founders.

What does it mean to be a Republican, and a Republican in California?

President Trump’s willingness to disparage members of his own party has put the media focus on the GOP’s infighting , while the party’s agenda founders.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California lawmakers took the first step in approving a single-payer health care plan.

Single payer. But who pays?

California lawmakers took the first step in approving a single-payer health care plan.

from The Mixer

Stanford University notified students via a surprising back-to-school email   Monday  , that hard liquor will no longer be allowed at undergrad parties on campus.

Will Stanford’s hard alcohol ban make students safer?

Stanford University notified students via a surprising back-to-school email Monday , that hard liquor will no longer be allowed at undergrad parties on campus.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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LA City Councilman Joe Buscaino is running to replace Mayor Eric Garcetti, and he held his first official campaign event on Monday along the Venice Beach boardwalk.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A gunman in San Jose killed nine people and then himself at a light rail yard on Wednesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

How California is revolutionizing homeless housing — and why it might not last.

from News Stories

The disappearance of Kristin Smart in San Luis Obispo has gone unsolved for 25 years, and among those demanding justice are local women who grew up following her case.

from Greater LA

Joe Mathews says, “If America needs a 1/6 commission, then California must have a 3/13 commission.”

from Zócalo's Connecting California

To tell if a dispensary is licensed or not, use your phone to scan the QR code by its front door. Also standard business hours are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

from KCRW Features

Today’s entire show looks deeply at the Boyle Heights neighborhood of LA.

from Greater LA