Paige St. John

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Sacramento-based reporter for the Los Angeles Times

Paige St. John on KCRW

The Camp Fire was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California’s history. It left 86 dead, nearly 14,000 homes destroyed, and the town of Paradise in ruins.

What Paradise learned from the Camp Fire

The Camp Fire was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California’s history. It left 86 dead, nearly 14,000 homes destroyed, and the town of Paradise in ruins.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Andrew Holland was a mentally ill inmate in San Luis Obispo County jail. Apparently, in order to prevent him from hurting himself, guards strapped him to a chair, naked, for 46 hours.

Local county jails are unprepared to handle influx of mentally ill inmates

Andrew Holland was a mentally ill inmate in San Luis Obispo County jail. Apparently, in order to prevent him from hurting himself, guards strapped him to a chair, naked, for 46 hours.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Anti-abortion activists were emboldened by undercover videos that appeared to show Planned Parenthood admitting to illegally selling fetal tissue.

Newly Uncovered Videos Reveal Anti-abortion Activist Tactics

Anti-abortion activists were emboldened by undercover videos that appeared to show Planned Parenthood admitting to illegally selling fetal tissue.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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