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Laurel Rosenhall

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Laurel Rosenhall is a reporter for Cal Matters. She is a former state capital reporter for the Sacramento Bee.

Laurel Rosenhall on KCRW

This year, hundreds of millions of dollars have been poured into ballot measure campaigns.

California hits new record for campaign spending

This year, hundreds of millions of dollars have been poured into ballot measure campaigns.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With key votes expected by Maine Republican Senator Susan Collins and West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin, Brett Kavanaugh is likely to be confirmed as the next Associate…

Two California Senators, One Supreme Court Justice

With key votes expected by Maine Republican Senator Susan Collins and West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin, Brett Kavanaugh is likely to be confirmed as the next Associate…

from The Mixer

Californians voted to speed up executions for prisoners on death row. Prop 66 was narrowly approved by a little more than 51 percent of voters. What happens next?

Implementing California's new death penalty law

Californians voted to speed up executions for prisoners on death row. Prop 66 was narrowly approved by a little more than 51 percent of voters. What happens next?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

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

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

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

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Soleil Ho and Tejal Rao belong to a new wave of food critics who are helping to redefine the craft.

from Good Food

Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews has some advice for incoming California Gavin Newsom: don’t follow in the footsteps of Jerry Brown.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Huntington Beach – Surf City USA – is paddling away from mainstream California.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

As of today, Gavin Newsom is running the country’s biggest state. How will he differ from Jerry Brown?

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

If you’re looking for a New Year’s resolution that will really make a difference, consider swearing off the phrase “character of the community.”

from Zócalo's Connecting California