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Katy Murphy

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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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After three days of striking, pressure has increased on both sides to settle the LAUSD teachers strike. The district and the teachers have lost millions of dollars.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Some people in Merced had high hopes for the bullet train, but now the Central Valley city will just be the terminus of a train line to nowhere.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Plans for the high-speed rail project originally meant to connect L.A. and San Francisco - are now derailed. At least, so it seems.

from The Mixer

Gavin Newsom’s early policy proposals offer a glimmer of hope for California’s youngest residents.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

It may look like business as usual on a Friday night at Jumbo’s Clown Room in Hollywood. A lingerie-clad dancer shimmies up the pole, arches back, and drops to the floor.

from KCRW Features

Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador has forged a special connection to Angelenos and Mexican-Americans.

from KCRW Features

Here's a staggering statistic.   Over 90% of the seafood consumed in the U.S. is imported from other countries. Even along the Central Coast, it can be tough to find a local catch.

from KCRW Features

Immigrants are teaching Californians how to live healthier lives.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

There’s another big awards show this weekend in Los Angeles. And this one, like some others, is trying to move past controversy that concerns inclusion.

from The Mixer