author of “The Arena: Inside the Tailgating, Ticket-Scalping, Mascot-Racing, Dubiously Funded, and Possibly Haunted Monuments of American Sport”
Right now, it’s just a big hole in the ground, but in three years, Inglewood will have a state-of-the-art $2.6 billion NFL stadium. The game is only part of the attraction.
Oct. 18, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
These past two weeks have been historic, with key figures testifying that Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate his political rivals, and that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Vice…
Nov. 21from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Trader Joe’s has made itself an iconic California business by proving that less can be more.
Nov. 14from Zócalo's Connecting California
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra wants Facebook to turn over emails, documents, etc.
Nov. 7from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Although the extent of our lawless detention program in Guantanamo Bay is something many Americans know little about, it affects us all.
Nov. 22from Scheer Intelligence
Personal medical records behind public health regulations are now stamped "confidential." If they aren’t opened up, the Trump EPA says it will ignore them.
Nov. 18from To the Point
The public phase of impeachment has begun.
Nov. 13from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
With support from Democrats as well as Republicans, President Trump agreed to release inmates from harsh prison terms due to the War on Drugs. But his own Justice Department wants…
Nov. 14from To the Point
Some people left the ashes behind. Others are trying to rebuild.
Nov. 8from KCRW Features
It's time for Californians to give thanks... to PG&E.
Nov. 7from Zócalo's Connecting California