DONATE!

close

Robert M. Kaplan

Guest

Professor and chair of the Department of Health Services at UCLA’s School of Public Health and member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences; author, most recently, of Disease, Diagnoses, and Dollars

Robert M. Kaplan on KCRW

The cost of healthcare in America is rising so fast that it threatens economic recovery.  While millions lack health insurance, some experts claim that other people get too much…

Why Is LA Healthcare More Costly than San Diego's?

The cost of healthcare in America is rising so fast that it threatens economic recovery.  While millions lack health insurance, some experts claim that other people get too much…

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Long Beach, the city once dubbed as “Iowa by the Sea,” is transforming into a mini metropolis by the sea through a revitalization effort that includes new high-rises that will be home…

from KCRW Features

Students have filed a class-action lawsuit against the universities named in the college bribery scandal, which includes Stanford, USC and UCLA.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California’s death penalty was dysfunctional, but it did serve one important purpose.

The Sacramento police officers who shot and killed Stephon Clark won’t face criminal charges. Now California’s attorney general has to decide whether to indict them.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In less than a week from now, Disney and 20th Century-Fox will be one.

from The Mixer

It’s no surprise that many of us make little effort to engage with our public institutions.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

After 17 years, the U.S. is trying to negotiate its way out of Afghanistan. One partner in the search for peace is the Taliban, once an enemy in the “War on Terror.”

from To the Point

Birds are chirping, creeks are flowing and wildflower buds are beginning to pop up and down the Central Coast.

from The 805

Federal prosecutors announced charges today in what they call the “largest college admissions scam” they’ve ever prosecuted. More than a dozen people charged are from L.A.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand