Mike Barlow

former reporter for the Rockland Journal-News

Mike Barlow on KCRW

Chesa Boudin was elected two years ago as San Francisco’s district attorney, riding a wave of support for progressive prosecutors.

SF district attorney’s father received clemency this week — for deadly Brink’s robbery 40 years ago

Chesa Boudin was elected two years ago as San Francisco’s district attorney, riding a wave of support for progressive prosecutors.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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The attempt to recall Governor Gavin Newsom has failed, according to a call by The Associated Press, allowing the governor to stay in office until at least 2023.

from News Stories

In this week's Scheer Intelligence podcast, host Robert Scheer discusses the paradoxical past, present and future of China's "socialist market" economic model with Nathan Gardels,…

from Scheer Intelligence

In the California recall election, Gov. Gavin Newsom crushed the opposition 64 to 36, though votes are still being counted as of noon on Wednesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Secretary of State Shirley Weber said the total cost of the special election could exceed $300 million.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The Caldor Fire has burned more than 200,00 acres in the Sierra Nevada mountains, and 53,000 residents of South Lake Tahoe have evacuated.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In an hour-long interview, Newsom recall candidate Larry Elder discussed his libertarian policies and why he won’t debate other Republicans.

from News Stories

Some 100,000 refugees are resettling in America so far after the U.S. ended its 20-year war in Afghanistan, and some are settling in Los Angeles.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The LA City Council has passed a motion that aims to curb street racing.

from Greater LA