Nathan Rott

Guest

National Desk reporter for NPR.

Nathan Rott on KCRW

In Northern California, some of the worst wildfires in the state’s history have killed more than 30 people, and left countless missing. More than 200,000 acres have been scorched.

Scenes from scorched Northern California

In Northern California, some of the worst wildfires in the state’s history have killed more than 30 people, and left countless missing. More than 200,000 acres have been scorched.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused roughly two dozen fires that're burning in Northern California.

Who decides when its an emergency?

Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused roughly two dozen fires that're burning in Northern California.

from The Mixer

More from KCRW

It’s been nearly four months since Alex Villanueva was sworn in as sheriff of LA County. He campaigned on a message of “reform, rebuild and restore.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Public pensions are eating away at California’s future, and a misguided legal precedent is making the situation worse.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Los Angeles loves to honor its community members.

from KCRW Features

Some of the best films last year came out of the city Oakland, but the Film Academy apparently didn’t notice.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Bernie Sanders and his 2016 campaign helped usher in a new generation of politicians and brought several progressive ideas to the Democratic Party platform.

from The Mixer

Teachers are expected to be back in school on Wednesday. The negotiations ended at 6:15 am Tuesday, after 21 hours of talks, according to Mayor Eric Garcetti.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The “Bethel effect” – named after a local church – is transforming the city of Redding in a way that even non-Christians can appreciate.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

There’s another big awards show this weekend in Los Angeles. And this one, like some others, is trying to move past controversy that concerns inclusion.

from The Mixer

Gov. Gavin Newsom is pumping the brakes on California’s high speed rail project. Or is he?

from Design and Architecture