Raphe Sonenshein

Executive Director of the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at Cal State LA

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Raphe Sonenshein on KCRW

Councilmembers Joe Buscaino and Mike Bonin are butting heads with LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva on how to address the crisis in Venice and Echo Park.

How LA’s unhoused crisis has become a lightning rod for local politics

Councilmembers Joe Buscaino and Mike Bonin are butting heads with LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva on how to address the crisis in Venice and Echo Park.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Raphe Sonenshein says LA is the crown jewel of district attorney offices in the country, and in Philadelphia and other cities, a host of people are coming in as progressive…

In LA, George Gascón takes the lead in District Attorney race, and Prop 22 passes

Raphe Sonenshein says LA is the crown jewel of district attorney offices in the country, and in Philadelphia and other cities, a host of people are coming in as progressive…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Vice presidential candidates Kamala Harris and Mike Pence will debate tonight at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

What to watch for during vice presidential debate, and where the LA district attorney race stands

Vice presidential candidates Kamala Harris and Mike Pence will debate tonight at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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