Seema Mehta

Los Angeles Times

Guest

Reporter with the Los Angeles Times

Seema Mehta on KCRW

There were problems with counting votes from the Iowa caucuses on Monday. The Iowa Democratic party says it will release about half of the results this afternoon.

Iowa caucuses: tech problems, delayed results

There were problems with counting votes from the Iowa caucuses on Monday. The Iowa Democratic party says it will release about half of the results this afternoon.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

For the last eight years as lieutenant governor, Gavin Newsom sat on the boards of three public agencies, but didn’t attend many of the meetings.

Why does Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom skip so many meetings?

For the last eight years as lieutenant governor, Gavin Newsom sat on the boards of three public agencies, but didn’t attend many of the meetings.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Former LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa released his tax returns this week. He was the last to do so among all the Democratic candidates running for governor.

How gubernatorial candidate Villaraigosa made millions

Former LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa released his tax returns this week. He was the last to do so among all the Democratic candidates running for governor.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

One year after the murder of George Floyd, an event that catalyzed racial justice movements across the country, organizers in LA gathered at City Hall to encourage activists to…

from Greater LA

For most of American history, abortion has been legal, outlawed only from 1867 to 1973. Now the U.S. Supreme Court might outlaw it again by overturning Roe v. Wade.

from To the Point

The former Congress member talks to Robert Scheer about his life and the dramatic events surrounding his political rise, as told in his new book “The Division of Light and Power.”

from Scheer Intelligence

Josh Barro talks with panelists Rachel Bovard, Elizabeth Bruenig

from Left, Right & Center

Legalizing the sale of cannabis in California has turned out to be a fruitful endeavor for the state thanks to taxes.

from KCRW Features

In Tulsa, Oklahoma, President Biden today marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, and he unveiled new measures to address the racial wealth gap.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Last month, LA saw its first major fire of what’s expected to be a devastating season.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Joe Mathews says that focusing on the state budget, when it appears in good shape, obscures California’s systemic failures.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Josh Barro speaks with Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat about the Biden’s trip to Europe.

from Left, Right & Center