National reporter for the Huffington Post, based in Los Angeles
Last month, Los Angeles voters approved Measure D , which was supposed to reduce the number of medical marijuana dispensaries from more than 1000 down to 135 or so. Some have shut…
Dec. 10, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
Police in Ferguson, Missouri, were reluctant to release the name of the officer who killed Michael Brown, but they did, despite concern for his safety.
Aug. 21, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
Juneteenth has been called America’s second Independence Day — and today it is gaining more attention, as the nation continues to grapple with systemic racism.
Jun. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
As BLM protests sweep the globe, the movement’s co-founder Melina Abdullah talks about its roots and her hopes for the coming years.
Jun. 19from Scheer Intelligence
Josh Barro and Ken White talk about Attorney General Bill Barr firing the top federal prosecutor in New York and a surprise order on the Michael Flynn case.
Jun. 24from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Los Angeles City Councilman Herb Wesson and Council President Nury Martinez have introduced a motion that would create an alternative to police: a newly developed nonviolent…
Jun. 17from KCRW Features
John C. Fremont was instrumental in California becoming a state. He was one of the first two senators. He was the first Republican candidate for president in 1856.
Jul. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Read this post from Josh Barro about new changes on Left, Right & Center.
Jul. 1from Left, Right & Center
The two recent hanging deaths of Black men in Southern California has raised questions about racism in the Antelope Valley.
Jun. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The LAUSD board voted on Tuesday to cut $25 million from the school police budget. That’s a 35% decrease to a department that employs more than 450 officers.
Jul. 1from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl talks about the recent COVID-19 surge, balancing the health crisis with the economic crisis, possible fines for not wearing masks, and mixed messaging…
Jul. 2from Press Play with Madeleine Brand