US Geological Survey
Earthquake czar for the City of Los Angeles and seismologist with the US Geological Survey; 2015 winner of the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal for Citizen Services
Hundreds of small earthquakes have hit the Inland Empire in the past two weeks, and seismologists are trying to figure out what that so-called earthquake swarm could tell us.
Jun. 12from Greater LA
People in the Bay Area are living on or near a “tectonic time bomb.” That’s what geologists call the Hayward fault. It runs for 52 miles, passing under Oakland, Berkeley and San Jose.
Apr. 18, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
We get the latest from Mexico City on the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck yesterday, and the rescue efforts. Hundreds of people have died. Buildings collapsed.
Sep. 20, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Broadway Federal Bank was founded more than 70 years ago to serve LA's African-American community. It currently stands as the only black-owned bank headquartered in the Western U.S.
Sep. 9from Greater LA
The bill sent Uber and Lyft scrambling, and it might reshape business in the entertainment industry.
Sep. 10from KCRW Features
KCRW speaks with members of LA's Jewish community, plus Israeli and Palestinian expats about Tuesday's Israeli election.
Sep. 18from Greater LA
California’s healthcare system wouldn’t function without the contributions of people born abroad.
Oct. 3from Zócalo's Connecting California
California could use a lesson from elite fighter pilots who used to call the Golden State home.
Oct. 17from Zócalo's Connecting California
A 6-year-old golden retriever named Max is the mayor of Idyllwild, which is an unincorporated town and has never had a human mayor.
Oct. 8from Greater LA
When it comes to California’s housing problems, the answer may be right below the surface
Sep. 26from Zócalo's Connecting California
Butterfly Beach in Montecito is popular among beachgoers. But 30 years from now, there won’t be much of it left to enjoy.
Oct. 7from KCRW Features
KCRW joins a group of forest firefighters who are working to prevent wildfires. We get a firsthand look at what firefighters do when a blaze breaks out near Tujunga.
Sep. 16from Greater LA