reporter for the LA Times
Reporter for the Los Angeles Times
The famed crystal clear water of Lake Tahoe has become a lot less clear over the years. There are lots of suspects: algae, runoff, fertilizer, erosion.
Sep. 9from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In the Mojave Desert, there's a battle between ravens and threatened desert tortoises (plus their allies: conservationists and U.S. government officials).
Jun. 18, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
High winds and heat in Northern California recently caused PG&E to shut off power to communities in the Sierra Foothills.
Jun. 10, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The Cave Fire continues to burn in the mountains above Santa Barbara.
Nov. 27from KCRW Features
Angelenos can reduce their carbon footprints by composting, but finding a place to do that is tough.
Jan. 15from Greater LA
Trump may be trying to stop the flow of immigrants, but for $500,000 and a promise to create at least 10 jobs, a foreigner can get a provisional green card.
Nov. 14from Greater LA
The number of orange groves in LA is shrinking, and the sole remaining one in the San Fernando Valley is on the way out.
Jan. 7from Greater LA
The head of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority will step down at the end of the month. We ask why.
Dec. 2from Greater LA
Thanksgiving can be a tough time for people who’ve lost family members. That’s why one LA mother started a turkey giveaway for families whose children have been killed.
Nov. 27from Greater LA
Los Angeles’ oldest children’s theater recently moved from downtown to Highland Park.
Nov. 26from Greater LA
Wintertime is when some of the most exciting and unusual citrus varieties hit the Santa Barbara Farmers Market.
Jan. 13from KCRW Features
Getting a car has never been easier. Even if you have bad credit and can’t really afford it, no problem.
Jan. 8from Greater LA