Staff Writer for the LA Times
Gov. Gavin Newsom wants L.A. and other cities to build more housing, and he’s using a carrot and stick approach. The carrot: $500 million to cities that reach their goals.
Jan. 11from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Prop 10 would allow cities in California to enact stricter rent control laws. The campaign to defeat Prop 10 has raised nearly $75 million.
Oct. 31from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In California, when people inherit a house from their parents, they can also get the low property taxes that came with it. That’s because of a special state law.
Aug. 17, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
After finding herself abandoned by society after leaving prison, Susan Burton became the aid she and so many others in her position needed.
Apr. 12from Scheer Intelligence
Thinking machines are finally able to think for themselves. In the US, it’s for money. In China, it’s to enforce state control.
Mar. 28from To the Point
Even with redactions, there’s plenty to discuss
Apr. 19from Left, Right & Center
Move ends years-long controversy involving local activists and sheriffs department.
Apr. 1from Orange County Line
A disastrous rail extension in the heart of San Francisco is unfortunately business as usual in California.
Mar. 28from Zócalo's Connecting California
On the Western edge of Los Angeles County near the suburbs of Chatsworth and Simi Valley, a battle has raged for decades over a the Santa Susana Field Lab, a toxin-filled former…
Mar. 27from KCRW Features
We don’t have the Mueller report yet, but we do have the Attorney General’s letter about the Mueller report.
Mar. 29from Left, Right & Center
Even the Wild West had gun control. Most Americans want it now--especially kids afraid of school shootings.
Apr. 18from To the Point
President Trump has made federal policy out of denying climate change. But state, county and city laws and ordinances are still on the books.
Apr. 4from To the Point