Sam Atwood

Spokesman for the Air Quality Management District

Guest

Sam Atwood on KCRW

The acreage keeps ticking up on a stubborn wildfire burning in a part of California that hasn’t in several decades. At last check, the Holy Fire has charred more than 18,000 acres.

The Golden State burns bright red

The acreage keeps ticking up on a stubborn wildfire burning in a part of California that hasn’t in several decades. At last check, the Holy Fire has charred more than 18,000 acres.

from The Mixer

Southern Californians live with the health-effects of smog produced mostly by automobile and truck traffic.

Choking on Wildfire Smoke

Southern Californians live with the health-effects of smog produced mostly by automobile and truck traffic.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Just a month ago, the  American Lung Association  said that aggressive efforts have improved air quality in Los Angeles.

Does Los Angeles Have the Greenest Carbon Footprint in the USA?

Just a month ago, the American Lung Association said that aggressive efforts have improved air quality in Los Angeles.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

An e-bike lending library hopes to get people out of their cars in the San Fernando Valley. But it’s an uphill battle. The wholesale price of gas is way down in most of the U.S.

from Greater LA

By a quirk of redistricting, no one who lives in Monterey represents the county in Sacramento. Commentator Joe Mathews says that’s evidence our districts are way too big.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

California is assessing the damage from weeks of severe storms. How many residents have flood insurance, and how do you get it?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA’s annual homeless count determines how resources get distributed to the region’s unhoused residents.

from Greater LA

Rooftop solar is about to get more expensive, so local solar installers are busy but expecting tough days ahead. The Imperial Valley is known for agriculture.

from Greater LA

Students across the University of California system took final exams after weeks without instruction and feedback. How has the strike impacted them?

from Greater LA

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 30, 2022.

Massive solar projects will help California reach renewable energy goals, but not without costs to fragile desert ecosystems.

from Greater LA