Michelle John

recently retired superintendent of the Paradise Unified School District

Michelle John on KCRW

In November 2018, the Camp Fire tore through Paradise, California, killing more than 80 residents, destroying tens of thousands of structures, and causing tens of billions of dollars…

‘Rebuilding Paradise’ film shows how Californians rebuilt their lives after historic Camp Fire

In November 2018, the Camp Fire tore through Paradise, California, killing more than 80 residents, destroying tens of thousands of structures, and causing tens of billions of dollars…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

LA’s youth climate leaders keep up with their schoolwork as they lobby for climate legislation, rally a generation, and try to secure a liveable future.

from Greater LA

Fabiola Moreno Ruelas is a San Diego State student who’s set to graduate after juggling multiple jobs to pay her bills while helping other students in need.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Californians still support high-speed rail. But commentator Joe Mathews says state politicians are killing any chance of success by downsizing the bullet train.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Netflix is trying to reassert itself as a streaming giant, but it projects losing some 2 million subscribers over the next quarter.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Zócalo commentator Joe Mathews is a fierce defender of direct democracy. But he says California’s take on citizen power is making things worse.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Natasha Rothwell played Kelli on HBO’s “Insecure,” and the beleaguered spa manager in “The White Lotus.” Now, she’s in the hit sequel “Sonic The Hedgehog 2.”

from The Business