Santa Monica Parks and Recreation Department
Lifelong resident of Santa Monica and a commissioner for the city’s Parks and Recreation Department.
There’s a battle raging over development in and around Los Angeles. On one side, people say we need to slow things down and stop the spread of high-rise and luxury buildings.
Oct. 6, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
How much should a city grow to prosper but also remain livable?
Jan. 27, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Mattel released its latest collector’s item on Thursday: a Dia de los Muertos themed Barbie .
Sep. 12from KCRW Features
The bill sent Uber and Lyft scrambling, and it might reshape business in the entertainment industry.
Sep. 10from KCRW Features
President Trump now plans to get rid of tent encampments and put homeless people in Los Angeles and other west coast cities into government-run facilities.
Sep. 11from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Over the past year, China has almost stopped accepting America’s recyclables. More than 200 recycling centers in California closed last month.
Sep. 11from Greater LA
Officials are ending the rescue effort after a devastating fire broke out on a boat off the coast of Santa Barbara.
Sep. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The race for the presidential nomination poses another stress test for the Democratic Party.
Aug. 29from To the Point
The state legislature has passed Assembly Bill 1482, which would cap rent increases for many buildings across the state at 5% annually. Governor Gavin Newsom said he will sign it.
Sep. 12from Greater LA
This summer, Brian Rochefort’s Absorption by the Sun exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara provided the backdrop to two KCRW Summer Nights events, so I visited…
Sep. 17from KCRW Features
A Wall Street Journal investigation found that more than 4,000 products on Amazon were missing safety labels, not up to safety standards, or were banned outright -- but still for sale.
Aug. 26from Press Play with Madeleine Brand