Sheriff of Los Angeles County
Los Angeles County Sheriff and co-chair of the No on Prop 19 campaign
LA County Sheriff Lee Baca has been a supporter of the federal Secure Communities program. The fingerprints of all arrested suspects are sent to immigration officials, and if they’re…
Dec. 6, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
The US Supreme Court has ordered that California state prisons be relieved of over-crowding, and the state is implementing " realignment ," which means turning inmates over to…
Nov. 14, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
LA County Supervisors have stepped into the controversy over brutality by deputies against inmates in Sheriff Lee Baca's County jails.
Oct. 19, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
Officers are accused of using bogus info to boost stats of traffic stops. As a result, 20 officers have been taken off the streets.
Jan. 21from KCRW Features
President Trump and Iran’s Ayatollah brushed with armed conflict this week. Did it all begin with the U.S.
Jan. 9from To the Point
"If you raise the bar on what's impeachable, then you end up lowering the bar on what political behavior is acceptable. ...
House prosecutors marched to the Senate today, where Adam Schiff, House Intelligence Chairman and the trial’s lead prosecutor, read aloud the two charges against Trump.
Jan. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Did President Trump abuse his power? That’s now up to the Senate. But is that even a crime? Democrats and Republicans agree on the facts, but not on the Constitution.
Jan. 21from To the Point
While Trump cuts environmental protections, Democrats debate climate change -- when reporters give them a chance. CNN didn’t ask until the second half of the latest debate.
Jan. 16from To the Point
The United States and Iran have been enemies since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. But our relationship with Iran is much more complicated.
Jan. 9from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It’s being called Europe’s “man on the moon moment”: The European Green Deal is Europe’s ambitious plan to become the world’s first climate neutral continent.
Jan. 18from Studio Berlin
KCRW spoke with Dolores Huerta who was recently awarded the Social Transformation Medal by the Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara.
Jan. 14from KCRW Features