Robert Ross

President and Chief Executive Officer of The California Endowment

Guest

President and Chief Executive Officer of The California Endowment, a private, statewide health foundation founded in 1996 to expand access to affordable health care for the underserved

Robert Ross on KCRW

In January, all sides agreed that this was the year for Healthcare Reform in California.   The Washington Post  said  “all eyes”  were on Governor Schwarzenegger’s plan requiring…

More Debate in Sacramento but Little Progress on Health Care Reform

In January, all sides agreed that this was the year for Healthcare Reform in California.  The Washington Post said “all eyes” were on Governor Schwarzenegger’s plan requiring…

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Disney CEO Bob Chapek recently sent his staff a memo outlining three “strategic pillars” that will “set the stage” for the company’s future. What do they really mean?

from Hollywood Breakdown

SoCal water agencies are investing in cloud seeding programs to squeeze more moisture out of their winter storms. But playing rain god has risks and limitations.

from Greater LA

Kroger grocery workers are experiencing widespread food insecurity, wage disparity, and harsh working conditions, according to a new report by Economic Roundtable.

from KCRW Features

The so-called king tide shows what high tides will look like as sea level continues to rise.

from Greater LA

California is losing its leadership position in the effort to mitigate climate change, and politics and other disasters may be to blame, according to a state lawmaker.

from To the Point

Diablo Canyon is supposed to start closing in a few years, but a Stanford-MIT report says keeping it open would help California transition to clean energy more cheaply and cleanly.

from Greater LA

States nationwide are seeing COVID-19 surges, and New York reported more than 60,000 new cases this past weekend, the most since the start of the pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LAUSD requires students and staff to submit a COVID test before returning to school on Tuesday. More than 60,000 have tested positive, and that has parents worried.

from Greater LA

President Biden opened his Summit for Democracy on Thursday. Commentator Joe Matthews says California’s invite must have gotten lost in the mail.

from Zócalo's Connecting California