Director of Health Insurance Studies at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of California want to raise health insurance rates by 20 to 26%--despite the promises of the President’s Affordable Care Act. Should the…
Jan. 8, 2013from Which Way, L.A.?
On Monday thousands waited in line for hours just to get plastic wristbands, their tickets to a four-day free medical clinic at the Sports Arena in downtown Los Angeles.
Oct. 20, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
In the past two years, almost 2 million Californians lost their health insurance, a 25% increase. The total is now 8 million people, one-quarter of all residents over the age of 65.
Mar. 17, 2010from Which Way, L.A.?
Get ready for more debate about health insurance as Trump runs for re-election. Democratic hopefuls are debating reforms while Republicans accuse them of “socialized medicine.”
May. 9from To the Point
Los Angeles Unified’s adult education program doesn't get much respect, and its funding is always in danger.
May. 16from Greater LA
The super bloom this year has given spectators in Southern California quite the wild flower show. The hills alongside LA’s freeways are carpeted with bright yellows and oranges.
May. 17from KCRW Features
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
We visit a job fair in South LA set up for transgender people who often face unemployment and workplace discrimination and harassment.
May. 14from Greater LA
The company Beyond Meat makes plant-based food like veggie dogs, veggie burgers, and fake ground meat. Beyond Meat went public on Thursday, and shares more than doubled.
May. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Trump on Friday falsely asserted that China will pay the tariffs he slapped on Chinese goods coming into America.
May. 13from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Hundreds of residential hotels in the City of LA offer shelter for people who would otherwise be homeless, but trendier SROs are popping up for young professionals with more money.
May. 6from Greater LA
California State Senator Scott Wiener’s controversial housing bill, SB 50, has been shelved for debate until next year.
May. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand