San Jose Mercury News
Higher education reporter for the San Jose Mercury-News
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.
Aug. 25, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
California lawmakers took the first step in approving a single-payer health care plan.
Jun. 2, 2017from 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.
Aug. 23, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
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…
Sep. 11from KCRW Features
A college student from the tiny town of Gonzalez is California’s most unlikely philanthropist.
Sep. 19from Zócalo's Connecting California
Broadway Federal Bank was founded more than 70 years ago to serve LA's African-American community. It currently stands as the only black-owned bank headquartered in the Western U.S.
Sep. 9from Greater LA
A 6-year-old golden retriever named Max is the mayor of Idyllwild, which is an unincorporated town and has never had a human mayor.
Oct. 8from Greater LA
Are you an EV owner who has trouble finding a charging station? Are you a renter who's hesitant to go electric? Do the environmental benefits outweigh the inconvenience?
Sep. 27from Greater LA
Lowell Cafe in West Hollywood opens today, where you can buy, smoke, and eat weed.
Oct. 1from Greater LA
Nestled between two Bay Area highways is a capital of hip-hop.
Oct. 10from Zócalo's Connecting California
Evacuation orders for the Saddleridge fire have been lifted.
Oct. 14from Greater LA
If you're living at home with your parents, we want to hear from you. What are your top reasons for doing it? How do your parents feel about it?
Oct. 15from Greater LA