Los Angeles Times
Editorial writer for the Los Angeles Times and parent of a LAUSD first grader and a preschooler at private school; former editorial writer and columnist for the Los Angeles Daily News
Almost 700,000 students in America's second largest school district were told to stay home today -- when almost 1000 schools were closed because of a terrorist threat deemed "credible"…
Dec. 15, 2015from Which Way, L.A.?
Mayor Eric Garcetti has met with business groups to push his proposal for raising the minimum wage in the City of Los Angeles.
Sep. 16, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
Slide the City, a pop-up slip n slide planned to hit downtown LA in late September, has ignited drought shaming and a petition.
Aug. 19, 2014from Design and Architecture
The California Democratic senator announced today she’s suspending her campaign for president, exactly two months before the Iowa caucus.
Dec. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A closer look at some of the trends reshaping political behavior on the left.
Nov. 27from Left, Right & Center
Although the extent of our lawless detention program in Guantanamo Bay is something many Americans know little about, it affects us all.
Nov. 22from Scheer Intelligence
Prime Minister Boris Johnson orchestrated a landslide victory in yesterday’s UK election, resulting in the biggest Conservative majority in Parliament since Margaret Thatcher won a…
Dec. 13from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Gordon Sondland said there was a quid pro quo in dealings with Ukraine, and that he assumed military aid for Ukraine had strings attached.
Nov. 20from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A block party in South Pasadena reveals the unexpected pleasures of being neighborly.
Dec. 12from Zócalo's Connecting California
Presidential debates have become reality TV, and performance is more important than substance.
Nov. 20from To the Point
Should they impeach President Trump even if they can’t sell any Republicans on it?
Nov. 22from Left, Right & Center
Today’s House Judiciary Committee hearing has lots of interruptions from Republicans as they try defending President Trump.
Dec. 9from Press Play with Madeleine Brand