Robin Estrin

Robin Estrin

Associate Producer, News

Robin Estrin is a reporter and producer from Los Angeles. A graduate of UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, Estrin has reported on COVID-19 for the New York Times, the 2020 presidential election for CalMatters and K-12 education for Lookout Santa Cruz. Before joining KCRW, she reported drought, wildfire and election stories for the Los Angeles Times.

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California is spending billions revamping traditional public schools as community schools, which offer families more support. Questions about oversight remain.

CA takes big bet on community schools. Will it pay off?

California is spending billions revamping traditional public schools as community schools, which offer families more support. Questions about oversight remain.

from Greater LA

Donald Trump is running for president for the third time. His Tuesday announcement is widely seen as an attempt to shield himself from criminal and civil investigations.

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Donald Trump is running for president for the third time. His Tuesday announcement is widely seen as an attempt to shield himself from criminal and civil investigations.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Magician Penn Jillette’s new novel “Random” is about a son who inherits his father’s crippling gambling debt and must repay it if he wants to live.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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As Congresswoman Karen Bass is officially announced as LA’s next mayor, the homelessness crisis here keeps growing, and Angelenos are losing trust in City Hall.

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Two years after they fought for the right to live in vacant, state-owned houses in El Sereno, a group of activists are facing eviction. They hope to stay in the houses for good.

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