Roger Rudick is a journalist and writer based in Los Angeles. His novel, “Story of a Comfort Girl,” is available on Amazon.
Protests against Common Core standards for California public schools are building. It's not the goals of critical thinking and analytical skills, but the tests.
May. 6, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
As Deputy Executive Officer for Environmental Compliance Services for Metro, Cris Liban’s job is to find ways to save energy in the subway. “My staff and I were standing one…
May. 6, 2014from News Stories
Union Station in downtown LA's being prepared to connect with high-speed rail. But political and legal issues stand in the way...
Aug. 12, 2013from Which Way, L.A.?
The Cave Fire continues to burn in the mountains above Santa Barbara.
Nov. 27from KCRW Features
Humans are social animals, and social distancing is hard. This weekend, countless Angelenos headed for hiking trails and beaches.
Mar. 23from Greater LA
The Carrizo Plain National Monument boasts extensive spring wildfire blooms, and it’s home to one of the highest concentrations of endangered species in California.
Jan. 23from KCRW Features
The White House has unveiled a $1 trillion stimulus package in response to COVID-19.
Mar. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Undocumented housekeepers are losing work due to the coronavirus outbreak. They don’t qualify for unemployment income and may not be eligible for government bailout.
Mar. 27from KCRW Features
There aren’t many roads or people outside the small city of Lompoc. Instead you’ll see rolling hills, cattle grazing under oak trees, and rare birds like Golden Eagles.
Jan. 7from KCRW Features
Governor Gavin Newsom's office projects that as many as 25 million Californians could contract COVID-19. Dr.
Mar. 20from KCRW Features
“The Delicacy,” a new documentary premiering at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, follows sea urchin divers off the coast of Santa Barbara, and explores the impact that…
Jan. 22from KCRW Features
Many people are shopping on Amazon this time of year. Free one-day shipping can mean workers injuring themselves by working too fast, and delivery vehicles increasing air pollution.
Nov. 27from Press Play with Madeleine Brand