Miriam Pawel

journalist and author

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Miriam Pawel on KCRW

A new book traces the legacy of one of the most powerful families in California history. From their ancestors’ arrivals, to the election of Edmund G.

The Browns of California: The Family Dynasty that Transformed a State and Shaped a Nation

A new book traces the legacy of one of the most powerful families in California history. From their ancestors’ arrivals, to the election of Edmund G.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Will Governor Jerry Brown seize another opportunity to improve the lives of farmworkers?

CA bill could set historic pay increases for farmworkers

Will Governor Jerry Brown seize another opportunity to improve the lives of farmworkers?

from To the Point

It's a  holiday  in California in honor of Cesar Chavez -- arguably the most important Latino leader in US history.

Cesar Chavez Gets Close-up in a First-of-Its-Kind Biography

It's a holiday in California in honor of Cesar Chavez -- arguably the most important Latino leader in US history.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Josh, Megan and Gustavo discuss vaccine mandates, the bipartisan infrastructure deal and the end of federal eviction moratoriums.

from Left, Right & Center

Steve Scalise, the second highest ranking Republican in the House, got vaccinated against COVID on Sunday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As the country observes Independence Day, we’re exploring some of our national divisions and efforts to come together.

from News Special Programming

Ken and Josh discuss Michael Avenatti’s decision to represent himself, the drama around Section 230, and the Tom Barrack indictment.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Your airwaves are going to be increasingly filled with political speeches and rallies. These are connected to the campaign aimed at removing Governor Gavin Newsom from office.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

LA’s nightclubs are back, ushering in a “Roaring 20s” momentum.

from Greater LA

John and Gabriel Shipton talk to Robert Scheer about the WikiLeaks founder’s grueling struggle to be freed from a London prison as the Biden administration demands his extradition.

from Scheer Intelligence

Among the 200 unhoused people along the Venice Beach boardwalk, so far 77 have been moved indoors.

from KCRW Features

It’s an issue many communities across California are wrestling with: how to preserve historic buildings and landmarks that are part of their heritage without draining local government…

from Zócalo's Connecting California