California Water Foundation
Executive Director of the California Water Foundation; former director of the California Department of Water Resources
Surveys taken by NASA satellites demonstrate that land in California's Central Valley sunk between 10 and 13 inches in the second half of last year.
Aug. 24, 2015from Which Way, L.A.?
California is the only Western state with no regulations on groundwater. Big landowners can pump as much as they want. And, as the drought gets worse, that’s what they’re doing.
Jul. 22, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
After a very wet winter, California voters approved last year ten billion dollars in bonds for water projects that includes flood control.
Jul. 17, 2007from Which Way, L.A.?
California’s budget heartache means its public colleges and universities are expected to receive nearly $2 billion less than planned for the coming year, but the financial aid…
May. 18from KCRW Features
Physicians use micromorts to measure the likelihood of death from an activity. A micromort equates to a one in 1 million chance of dying.
May. 28from KCRW Features
Many people have been telecommuting for more than two months now. “I really need a lot of quiet. I'm either on the phone interviewing people or am quietly writing.
May. 26from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Disease has thrived among dense populations since cities began. But COVID-19 is the worst example since 1918, and New York City is America’s primary victim.
May. 28from To the Point
LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Council President Nury Martinez are calling on Councilmember Jose Huizar to resign. That’s a huge escalation in the growing troubles for Huizar.
May. 29from KCRW Features
A new report from Ampere Analysis says the film and TV industry is set to lose $160 billion over the next five years because of the coronavirus shutdown.
May. 22from Hollywood Breakdown
Normally, this would be the time of year when the big broadcast networks gathered in New York City for the upfronts.
May. 15from Hollywood Breakdown
LA Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Tuesday that retail stores, churches, drive-in movie theaters, and more could all reopen.
May. 27from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss two of the biggest cases before the Supreme Court this…
May. 19from The Legal Eagle Files