Sandy Banks

Los Angeles Times

Guest

Columnist for the Los Angeles Times; sister of Stanford Law Professor Ralph Richard Banks

Sandy Banks on KCRW

Last week, Liz Dwyer got a phone call that nobody ever wants to get. Her husband, Elarryo Bolden, had been hit by a truck while riding his bike. The driver fled the scene.

Hit-and-Runs in Los Angeles

Last week, Liz Dwyer got a phone call that nobody ever wants to get. Her husband, Elarryo Bolden, had been hit by a truck while riding his bike. The driver fled the scene.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA Unified has more charter schools than any other school district in the United States — with 15 percent of the student population.

A Downtown Charter and the 'Diverse Schools Dilemma'

LA Unified has more charter schools than any other school district in the United States — with 15 percent of the student population.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Fired police officer  Christopher Dorner  is charged with on murdering one cop and he's threatened many more.

LAPD Legacy Makes Dorner Case More than Just a Manhunt

Fired police officer Christopher Dorner is charged with on murdering one cop and he's threatened many more.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

On Saturday night, two LA County sheriff’s deputies were shot at point-blank range while sitting in their car outside a Compton Metro station.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The CDC reports that anxiety and depression are up compared to this time last year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro recaps the Republican National Convention with a new Left, Right & Center panel — Michael Brendan Dougherty and Jamelle Bouie — with special guest Tim Alberta.

from Left, Right & Center

The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 approaches 200,000. An upcoming presidential election lays bare Americans’ ugliest partisan divides and tribal impulses.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On Monday, Dijon Kizzee, a 29-year-old Black man, was stopped by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies for an alleged vehicle code violation while riding his bike.

from KCRW Features

The California legislative session wrapped up just before 1:30 a.m. today. It was a manic night with time limits on bill debates.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA County sheriff's deputies shot and killed 29-year-old Dijon Kizzee in South LA on Monday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Earlier this week, some West LA residents placed dozens of boulders below a 10 freeway underpass on Cattaraugus Ave, in an attempt to prevent people experiencing homelessness from…

from Greater LA

“The Great Influenza” author John Barry gave us a warning 16 years ago that is extremely relevant to today’s Covid-19 pandemic: It is always fatal to allow politics to trump science.

from Scheer Intelligence