Los Angeles Citizens Commission on Jail Violence
Executive Director of the Los Angeles Citizens Commission on Jail Violence and policy consultant for the California Endowment; former federal prosecutor
Prop 57 would change sentencing for non-violent offenders making them eligible for earlier release based on good behavior. What are the implications?
Oct. 13, 2016from Olney in L.A.
Los Angeles County is widely known for the biggest mental institution in the United States. But it’s not a hospital… it’s the County jail.
Oct. 6, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
LA Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Gloria Molina want a permanent civilian commission to oversee the troubled Sheriff’s Department.
Jul. 7, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
It's time for Californians to give thanks... to PG&E.
Nov. 7from Zócalo's Connecting California
Senator Kamala Harris’ Brentwood home is under evacuation orders because of the Getty Fire.
Oct. 30from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Some key polls spooked liberals one year away from the 2020 general election.
Nov. 8from Left, Right & Center
KCRW’s Jonathan Bastian visited Barkan’s home in Santa Barbara.
Oct. 28from KCRW Features
President Trump’s denial of climate change has him at war with California. Their battle over fuel emission standards has divided the auto industry as well as drivers.
Nov. 11from To the Point
California has one of the weakest systems in the country for punishing police officers who’ve committed crimes, such as drunk driving, pedophilia, and manslaughter.
Nov. 12from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
After President Trump threatened to pull federal aid from California over its handling of wildfires, Newsom tweeted, “You don’t believe in climate change.
Nov. 4from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The Getty Fire has burned 745 acres and is 39% contained. All mandatory evacuation orders and warnings are lifted -- with some exceptions.
The 2020 presidential race has a crowded field of competitors, and many are making their way to Los Angeles for fundraisers, rallies, and other events. KCRW is tracking LA visits by…
May. 19, 2019from News Stories