Mel Levine

Los Angeles Board of Water and Power Commissioners

Guest

President of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Board of Commissioners and practicing attorney at the Los Angeles office of Gibson Dunn and Crutcher; former Congressman (D-CA); former board-member of AIPAC, the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee; advisor to Barack Obama

Mel Levine on KCRW

LA's Department of Water and Power is the biggest utility of its kind in the country, but it's had five managers in the past seven years.

LA's Department of Water and Power: Who's in Charge?

LA's Department of Water and Power is the biggest utility of its kind in the country, but it's had five managers in the past seven years.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is  on her way  to South Asia for talks with the governments of India and Pakistan.  But the consequences of last week's terror attacks in Mumbai…

Local Reaction to Obama's National Security Team

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is on her way to South Asia for talks with the governments of India and Pakistan.  But the consequences of last week's terror attacks in Mumbai…

from Which Way, L.A.?

Barack Obama  says Israel is " America's strongest ally in the Middle East," but skeptics contend he's soft on the Palestinians and not tough enough on Iran.

Obama, Clinton and Foreign Policy in the Middle East

Barack Obama says Israel is " America's strongest ally in the Middle East," but skeptics contend he's soft on the Palestinians and not tough enough on Iran.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Last month, LA saw its first major fire of what’s expected to be a devastating season.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro and Ken White discuss Michael Flynn’s talk of a coup, Trump’s wish for reinstatement, and Little RICO.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Josh Barro speaks with Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat about the Biden’s trip to Europe.

from Left, Right & Center

Between 2016 and 2019, Bakersfield police officers used force that broke at least 45 bones in 31 people, an analysis of public records shows.

from News Stories

The former Congress member talks to Robert Scheer about his life and the dramatic events surrounding his political rise, as told in his new book “The Division of Light and Power.”

from Scheer Intelligence

KCRW is joining other public radio stations up and down the state to mark the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd.

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the grand jury empaneled to consider indictments for or related to former President Trump, and more.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

More than half of all American adults have been vaccinated, according to the Biden administration, and life is seemingly speeding back to normal.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro talks with panelists Rachel Bovard, Elizabeth Bruenig

from Left, Right & Center