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.?
Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has the best shot at beating Donald Trump in a general election, according to a Quinnipiac University poll out Monday.
Feb. 11from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The Sacramento-based newspaper giant McClatchy filed for bankruptcy today. McClatchy says it plans to continue operating its 30 newspapers while it restructures.
Feb. 13from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
This week on Studio Berlin: What’s next for Germany’s troubled carmakers? Noah Barkin takes a closer look at the growing challenges for the German auto industry.
Feb. 8from Studio Berlin
Twelve jurors found Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein guilty on two counts: criminal sexual assault in the first degree and rape in the third degree.
Feb. 24from The Business
A well-considered guide to coaching is taking some of the tyranny out of youth sports.
Feb. 20from Zócalo's Connecting California
Producer Richie Jackson says being gay is the most special thing about him. He came out in 1983. But he warns his son -- and others -- that it’s tougher to be gay now than decades ago.
Feb. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
“We think the state will add about 300 new license stores and delivery services in 2020, and that's adding to the 600 that already exist.
Feb. 21from KCRW Features
LA artist Pae White has two new giant installations at the Beverly Center.
Feb. 20from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Trump is delivering the 2020 State of the Union address, which comes under the shadow of his impeachment trial.
Feb. 4from News Special Programming