covers California state politics and policy for the Los Angeles Times
Staff Writer for the LA Times
Real estate developers have had a huge influence on New York state lawmakers for decades.
Jun. 14from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
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. 31, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Next week marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, a time of prayer and reflection for roughly half a million Muslims living in Southern California.
May. 30from Greater LA
Hundreds of thousands of folks in the LGBTQ community will party and parade in West Hollywood in the name of equality this weekend.
Jun. 6from Greater LA
The United Methodist Church is facing a possible split over the issue of same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy.
Jun. 17from Greater LA
The daughter of Mexican migrant field workers is now an engineer at Pasadena's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She dreams of being an astronaut and visiting Mars.
Jun. 12from Greater LA
Jet aircraft contribute 2% of all greenhouse gases--raising challenging questions. Is there a moral obligation to travel less? What are the alternatives to going by plane?
Jun. 17from To the Point
A new documentary celebrates the explosion of popular music coming out Laurel Canyon in the mid-1960s, as folk went electric.
May. 23from Greater LA
Even if it’s expedited.
Jun. 12from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Federal immigration authorities drop off busloads of Central American migrants daily in San Bernardino and the Coachella Valley, where a local church is picking up the slack.
Jun. 11from Greater LA
Formative years in China taught the author why it’s essential to question authority.
May. 30from Zócalo's Connecting California