Matt Weiser

Sacramento Bee

Guest

Senior writer at the Sacramento Bee, covering water and the environment

Matt Weiser on KCRW

Since medical marijuana was legalized in California, marijuana growing’s
become big business—for cooperatives established by medical users, and for
multinational drug cartels. Now…

California Water Officials Will Inspect Marijuana Farms

Since medical marijuana was legalized in California, marijuana growing’s become big business—for cooperatives established by medical users, and for multinational drug cartels. Now…

from Which Way, L.A.?

The State Attorney General and the Department of Finance are investigating the discovery of $54 million in so-called "hidden assets" in the State Parks Department.  That's more than…

State Parks, 'Hidden Assets' and Public Trust in Government

The State Attorney General and the Department of Finance are investigating the discovery of $54 million in so-called "hidden assets" in the State Parks Department.  That's more than…

from Which Way, L.A.?

The environmental group American Rivers has named the Sacramento and San Joaquin as  the most endangered rivers  in the United States.

San Joaquin, Sacramento Top the List of Endangered Rivers

The environmental group American Rivers has named the Sacramento and San Joaquin as the most endangered rivers in the United States.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

The Biden administration is offering four free antigen COVID tests to each household in the U.S., and signups open today. Test results are available within 30 minutes.

from KCRW Features

Amid the winter COVID surge, Long Beach, Alhambra, and Burbank districts resumed classes on Monday, and LA public schools will restart next Tuesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We may need additional booster shots down the line, but for now the fully vaccinated are well protected against Omicron, according to Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis.

from KCRW Features

The cannabis industry entered 2021 on a high note. Did that optimism hold through the year and what can we expect in 2022?

from KCRW Features

After a decade of struggle, Koreatown has been united into a single district, thanks to a multigenerational, multicultural coalition that convinced the LA City Council to make the…

from KCRW Features

Duarte’s annual count of unhoused residents is still on, despite being delayed due to COVID, and they’re looking for Angelenos to help next month.

from KCRW Features

The supply chain backlog increased toxic emissions at the ports in 2021. There’s a plan to clean things up, but residents worry it’s not moving fast enough.

from Greater LA

After nearly two years of free bus rides, LA Metro is resuming fare collection this week.

from Greater LA

People should not deliberately try to catch Omicron and get it over with, as there’s no way to predict the severity of COVID infections, says Dr. Jose Mayorga of UC Irvine.

from KCRW Features