Peter Jamison covers politics and government for the Washington Post. He is a former reporter for the Los Angeles Times, covering the mayor's office and a former staff writer for the Tampa Bay Times.
Republican Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana is in critical condition after being shot during a blaze of gunfire this morning during practice for a charity baseball game.
Jun. 14, 2017from To the Point
The LA City Ethics Commission says it cannot confirm or deny whether there will be an investigation of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office, after an official endorsement went out yesterday of…
Nov. 6, 2015from The Mixer
When protesters against the LAPD's killing of a mentally ill black man gathered outside Mayor Eric Garcetti's Hancock Park mansion, he went out the back door.
Jun. 16, 2015from Which Way, L.A.?
The head of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority will step down at the end of the month. We ask why.
Dec. 2from Greater LA
A block party in South Pasadena reveals the unexpected pleasures of being neighborly.
Dec. 12from Zócalo's Connecting California
Marijuana stocks were the hottest on the market just a few weeks ago. But now some of those companies are in a tailspin.
Nov. 21from KCRW Features
The parts for ghost guns are sold without background checks, which means felons and kids can buy them.
Nov. 26from KCRW Features
A new film about the CIA torture report brings to life the brutal reality of the crimes the agency committed post-9/11.
Nov. 29from Scheer Intelligence
Trojan Shelter is a new homeless shelter in LA, where college students receive three meals a day, peer-to-peer counseling, and assistance in finding permanent housing.
Nov. 19from Greater LA
The state’s legal cannabis market is on track to hit $3.1 billion in sales this year. But the unlicensed market is expected to be far larger, at an estimated $8.7 billion.
Nov. 25from Greater LA
Former hedge fund manager Tom Steyer says the U.S. has a broken government because corporations bought it.
Nov. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Today the House Judiciary Committee heard from four legal experts on what constitutes an impeachable offense, and whether Trump’s actions related to Ukraine fit the mold.
Dec. 4from Press Play with Madeleine Brand