President of the Los Angeles Police Commission
Last year, 38 people were shot by the LAPD. Twenty-one of them died, which is the highest number of such deaths of any major city including New York and Chicago. Now, the L.A.
Mar. 14, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
All over the country, there's heated public debate over police shootings, especially because black Americans are disproportionately on the receiving end.
Nov. 11, 2015from Which Way, L.A.?
Ever since he was a child, Clark Strand has awoken in the middle of the night and gone out walking. One night a voice spoke directly in his ear, saying, “Don’t go out tonight.
May. 14from Nocturne
With his new TV show, Roy Choi’s on a mission the broken and beautiful parts of Los Angeles.
May. 17from Good Food
The super bloom this year has given spectators in Southern California quite the wild flower show. The hills alongside LA’s freeways are carpeted with bright yellows and oranges.
May. 17from KCRW Features
Jackie Goldberg is returning to the LAUSD school board after a major victory in Tuesday’s special election.
May. 15from KCRW Features
This week, you can: Meet the colorful designer Gere Kavanaugh; hear about how architects slay dragons (and other reasons why you should hire one); listen to the art of acoustic…
May. 20from Design and Architecture
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I explain how the entertainment
business works. It’s like when you have some French fries on your plate, and people keep
reaching over and…
May. 15from Martini Shot
The trend in broadcast TV for the past couple of years has been to go all-in on reboots and revivals.
May. 21from Screengrab
LA is often called a concrete jungle, but it’s teeming with wild animals, insects and plants. More than 5000 species of birds live here or pass through as they migrate up the coast.
May. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
We look at record-breaking CO2 levels and unusually warm temperatures in the Arctic. Also, eating less meat and cheese can help lower harmful emissions.
May. 15from Press Play with Madeleine Brand