Ryan Lenz

Journalist

Senior writer for the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Report

Ryan Lenz on KCRW

A  new report  from the Southern Poverty Law Center says Elliot Rodger, the 22-year-old man responsible for killing six students in Isla Vista four years ago, was the first “alt-right”…

What makes Elliot Rodger the first ‘Alt-Right’ killer?

A new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center says Elliot Rodger, the 22-year-old man responsible for killing six students in Isla Vista four years ago, was the first “alt-right”…

from The 805

The alt-right, once a fringe movement, has stepped into the spotlight with this year’s presidential election. There’s been a lot of discussion about the term “alt-right.”

What does 'alt-right' actually mean?

The alt-right, once a fringe movement, has stepped into the spotlight with this year’s presidential election. There’s been a lot of discussion about the term “alt-right.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Investigators are still trying to figure out exactly what happened when violence broke out Sunday at a white supremacist rally in Sacramento.

The New Face of White Supremacy in America

Investigators are still trying to figure out exactly what happened when violence broke out Sunday at a white supremacist rally in Sacramento.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

The smell of freshly-grown cannabis surrounds specific parts of Carpinteria along California’s Central Coast.

from Greater LA

With California’s housing shortage, some politicians want to tinker with zoning laws to build denser, multi-family housing in more areas.

from Greater LA

Morro Bay is a small fishing village of roughly 10,000 people, known for its iconic view of a volcanic rock off the coast.

from Greater LA

Downtown LA’s Tower Theatre officially became the site of a new Apple store on June 24.

from Greater LA