National Desk reporter for NPR.
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.
Oct. 13, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused roughly two dozen fires that're burning in Northern California.
Oct. 13, 2017from The Mixer
Despite thousands of requests to repair LA’s sidewalks each year, city officials say they can only manage to fix about ten a month.
Jul. 22from Greater LA
How did a diner on Wilshire by LACMA become the filming location for ‘The Big Lebowski’ and now a hub for progressive political groups, like the Bernie Sanders’ campaign?
May. 8from Greater LA
The death of the nation’s longest serving federal judge is a reminder about our lack of effective judicial oversight.
Aug. 8from Zócalo's Connecting California
On this July 4, Greater LA replays some of our favorite stories from spring. We visit a 20,000 square foot estate in Beverly Hills -- a giga-mansion that's been tough to sell.
Jul. 4from Greater LA
Maybe it’s too much for one state agency to oversee everything from power delivery and wildfire prevention to railroads and phones.
Aug. 1from Zócalo's Connecting California
From immigration raids and the census to the Mueller report to concerns about the looming federal debt limit. The national news just doesn’t seem to stop these days.
Jul. 17from KCRW Features
Formative years in China taught the author why it’s essential to question authority.
May. 30from Zócalo's Connecting California
Immigrant rights advocates and groups nationwide are preparing for this weekend, when a major ICE operation is supposed to take place.
Jul. 11from Greater LA
In its zeal to oppose President Trump at every turn, California risks becoming that the thing that it fears.
Aug. 15from Zócalo's Connecting California