Olivia Katrandjian

Retro Report

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Reporter for Retro Report, a weekly video documentary series that examines major news stories from the past and explores what has happened since; co-producer of the documentary SWAT: Mission Creep

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The militarization of local police was a major reason for massive protests last month after Michael Brown was shot by an officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

SWAT’s LA Roots

The militarization of local police was a major reason for massive protests last month after Michael Brown was shot by an officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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"I do think we're going a little fast. There's still about 35% of the adult population that is not vaccinated, and that, of course, includes all children under the age of 12.

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The second American Revolution: A work in progress

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It’s been two weeks since a gunman in San Jose reported to work, opened fire, and killed nine people before killing himself.

Political fallout is mounting as LA grapples with how to house its many residents living on the streets.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Joe Mathews says that focusing on the state budget, when it appears in good shape, obscures California’s systemic failures.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

With the state’s color-coded reopening tiers riding off into the sunset, there’s no more social distancing, and masks in almost every indoor situation are being retired.

from KCRW Features

Warner Bros. was hoping for a big summer hit with its movie adaptation of the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical “In the Heights.”

from Hollywood Breakdown

Since the pandemic, restaurants have taken over curbside parking for outdoor eating, and some streets have been closed to traffic. Might these changes be permanent, and what could U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA City Councilman Joe Buscaino is running to replace Mayor Eric Garcetti, and he held his first official campaign event on Monday along the Venice Beach boardwalk.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand