Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper met with California lawmakers this week to discuss recreational weed.
Feb. 15, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Obama has granted clemency to more than 1300 people. A pair of friends in Modesto hope to get on that list.
Dec. 20, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Prop 64 would legalize recreational marijuana statewide, and cities could make their own rules around the growth, sale and use of weed.
Nov. 1, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Everyone’s lawyering up.
May. 15from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
The super bloom this year has given spectators in Southern California quite the wild flower show. The hills alongside LA’s freeways are carpeted with bright yellows and oranges.
May. 17from KCRW Features
Jonny Fair, like tens of thousands of others in LA County, is mentally ill and can’t hold a steady job. Now he’s at risk of losing his Long Beach apartment due to a rent increase.
May. 1from Greater LA
We visit a job fair in South LA set up for transgender people who often face unemployment and workplace discrimination and harassment.
May. 14from Greater LA
While a dispute between China and the US means tariffs and perhaps fewer imports, there’s another potential jobs killer at the Port of LA: automation.
May. 13from Greater LA
President Trump on Friday falsely asserted that China will pay the tariffs he slapped on Chinese goods coming into America.
May. 13from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.
May. 10from To the Point
Big Tech is a benefit to the modern world. But unlimited data collection may lead to unlimited power.
May. 2from To the Point
“The Terminator,” “Blade Runner,” and “Her” all center around a future of humans and machines living together. But that’s actually happening right now. The A.I.
May. 14from Press Play with Madeleine Brand