San Jose Mercury News
Resources and environment writer for the San Jose Mercury-News and managing editor of the Science unit at KQED in San Francisco
The Trump administration plans to open up the California coast to oil drilling. But practically, is that possible? There’s huge opposition to that in the state.
Jan. 5, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The natural landscape of the American West is vanishing at an alarming rate, and California has lost the most of all the Western states according to a new study from Conservation…
May. 18, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It has been against the law to sell ivory or any elephant parts for that matter in California since 1977 -- and nationwide since 1990.
Sep. 1, 2015from Which Way, L.A.?
Harvey Weinstein now faces formal criminal charges in Los Angeles. He’s accused of raping one woman and sexually assaulting another in 2013.
Jan. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The House has voted to send the articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate.
Jan. 15from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up listening to and singing church songs, and saw gospel and folk music as natural tools to further the civil rights movement.
Jan. 20from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A new film, “ By Hand ,” documents their 218-day journey. It premieres at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival this week.
Jan. 17from KCRW Features
The "California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)" forces certain companies to give customers an option to say, “No, I don’t want you to keep or sell my personal data.”
Jan. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
This Tuesday through Thursday, Los Angeles County will conduct its annual “point in time” count of people experiencing homelessness around the region. We get the basics.
Jan. 21from Greater LA
Is it time for President Trump to take a victory lap?
Jan. 10from Left, Right & Center
Scafaria says that she picked the music for the movie before she landed the job to direct it.
Dec. 20from KCRW Features
There aren’t many roads or people outside the small city of Lompoc. Instead you’ll see rolling hills, cattle grazing under oak trees, and rare birds like Golden Eagles.
Jan. 7from KCRW Features