LA can get hot. Really hot. Some of the heat comes from the landscape itself: the “urban heat island” effect renders this concrete jungle almost six degrees hotter than the…
Sep. 5, 2017from News Stories
Every year kids go back to school during Southern California's hottest months. Temperatures can reach over 100 degrees.
Sep. 5, 2017from KCRW Features
Heat is a hard enemy to fight. Heat related illnesses are under reported, and often the only solution is keeping cool.
Hundreds of residents of Malibu lost their homes during the Woolsey Fire last month. Now the city is starting to rebuild. But there are some big questions to consider.
Dec. 5from Design and Architecture
Eleni Kounalakis is running against fellow Democrat Ed Hernandez to be California’s next lieutenant governor. She was a real estate mogul and former U.S.
Oct. 30from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Monique Quigley’s Christmas this year won’t be like any she’s ever had.
Dec. 14from KCRW Features
Tanya Sandefur lives on a 10-acre avocado ranch overlooking Ojai’s upper valley.
Dec. 3from News Stories
We've just had the terrible Camp and Woolsey fires. More of those fires will come again -- bigger and hotter.
Dec. 14from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
PG&E was found responsible for starting many of the fires that hit California these past few years. The utility faces billions of dollars in potential liabilities.
Jan. 29from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Fire season has come raging through California. The Northern California Camp Fire has 150,000 acres and killed 84 people.
Nov. 19from News Stories
Victims of California’s fires can apply for assistance, but President Trump had a warning for the state’s residents. He wants to see a change in forest management.
Nov. 14from To the Point
CUTLER, CA—Outside a convenience store just down the road from where he recently graduated high school, David Vigil talks to me about how his large extended family must cope with…
Aug. 28, 2018from News Stories