Professor of History, UC Santa Cruz
Professor of Russian and modern European History at the University of California at Santa Cruz and author of A History of the Soviet Union from the Beginning to the End, Second Edition
Between 2016 and 2019, Bakersfield police officers used force that broke at least 45 bones in 31 people, an analysis of public records shows.
from News Stories
Joan Silber writes about life's strange surprises in her new book, “Secrets of Happiness."
LA-based neo-soul artist Rozzi has collaborated with a span of artists, from Maroon 5 to Kendrick Lamar, and hosts the popular music podcast “Ugh! You’re So Good.”
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Founded in 1908 by Colonel Allen Allensworth, Allensworth is “the first and only California town to be founded, financed and governed by Black Americans.”
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Political fallout is mounting as LA grapples with how to house its many residents living on the streets.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk. Served fresh nightly.
from Travis Holcombe
For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” pianist Paul Cornish picks his most transcendent, challenging, and inspiring favorites, from Joni Mitchell to Jason Moran.
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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 18, 2021.
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Metropolis playlist, June 20, 2021.