Spokesman for the California Democratic Party; former spokesman for the Coalition to Protect California's Budget and Economy
With the shortfall between spending and income growing day by day, Republicans yesterday offered their ideas for a balanced budget : $15.6 billion in cuts -- more than $10 billion…
Dec. 16, 2008from Which Way, L.A.?
Democrat Don Perata of Oakland is president pro tem of the State Senate. He’s also been under federal investigation for four years. FBI agents have raided his home.
Jul. 10, 2008from Which Way, L.A.?
Last year, Governor Schwarzenegger negotiated contracts with four California Indian tribes.
Jan. 14, 2008from Which Way, L.A.?
Plains All American and DCOR face court decisions for business in the Santa Barbara Channel. A new program at UCSB hopes to encourage more students to study the humanities.
May. 3from The 805
“The Terminator,” “Blade Runner,” and “Her” all center around a future of humans and machines living together. But that’s actually happening right now. The A.I.
May. 14from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.
May. 10from To the Point
While a dispute between China and the US means tariffs and perhaps fewer imports, there’s another potential jobs killer at the Port of LA: automation.
May. 13from Greater LA
All the White House hopefuls talk about Climate Change. But Democrat Jay Inslee says it’s not just one issue; it’s all the issues.
May. 18from To the Point
Patrick and Dava McCoy live in Mission Viejo, in a five-bedroom suburban tract home that used to feel much more spacious.
May. 9from KCRW Features
People in Venezuela are struggling to get food, water, and medicine, and power is intermittent.
May. 7from Greater LA
The “world’s best green journalist” says it may be too late to save the planet, but that doesn’t seem to keep tech barons and the rest of the uber-rich up at night.
May. 10from Scheer Intelligence
The final episode of “Game of Thrones” aired Sunday after eight seasons. Its main theme song, “A Song of Fire and Ice,” has become iconic and recognizable among millions of fans.
May. 20from Press Play with Madeleine Brand