As California’s youngest-ever governor in 1975, many Californians didn’t know what to make of Jerry Brown.
Jun. 10, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Obama endorsed Hillary Clinton for President Thursday. The president met earlier in the day with Bernie Sanders, who is already looking ahead to the party convention in July.
Jun. 9, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It appears Hillary Clinton will be the first woman in history to be nominated by a major American political party for the presidency. But Bernie Sanders is digging in.
Jun. 8, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Ninety years ago this August, 20 women pilots flew from Santa Monica to Ohio in nine days. It was the first all women's national air race.
Aug. 22from Greater LA
At 35, Mandy Moore stars as matriarch Rebecca Pearson in "This is Us," which landed her an Emmy nomination.
Aug. 29from 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
Officials are ending the rescue effort after a devastating fire broke out on a boat off the coast of Santa Barbara.
Sep. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Scientists hope to reduce whale fatalities from ship collisions.
Aug. 23from The 805
March for Our Lives unveiled what they’re calling "A Peace Plan for a Safer America."
Aug. 21from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The state legislature has passed Assembly Bill 1482, which would cap rent increases for many buildings across the state at 5% annually. Governor Gavin Newsom said he will sign it.
Sep. 12from Greater LA
Nearly 80% of California schools have tested for lead in their drinking fountains. Of those, one in five school sites found lead levels of more than five parts per billion (ppb).
Aug. 27from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Beachy, laidback, charming and frightening. Santa Cruz is the scariest place in California.
Sep. 12from Zócalo's Connecting California