Orange County Performance Auditor
Employees of Orange County told the Board of Supervisors last night they felt "betrayed" after an auditor's revelations that top county executives got unjustified raises of up to 33…
Jun. 8, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for Los Angeles due to continuing public unrest sparked by the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis.
May. 31from News Stories
More than 500 people were arrested in downtown Los Angeles Friday night as demonstrations protesting police violence — including the recent killing of George Floyd — shifted into…
May. 30from News Stories
Disease has thrived among dense populations since cities began. But COVID-19 is the worst example since 1918, and New York City is America’s primary victim.
May. 28from To the Point
A former aide to Los Angeles City Councilman José Huizar has agreed to plead guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge in connection with the federal “pay-to-play” corruption…
May. 29from KCRW Features
Some peaceful protests turned violent in LA and nationwide over the weekend. KCRW checks in with communities sweeping up the glass and debris.
Jun. 1from Greater LA
In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss the politicization of the Department of Justice.
May. 26from The Legal Eagle Files
As cities nationwide smoulder with rage after a weekend of protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, Floyd’s brother appeals for calm.
Jun. 1from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
On Wednesday, the city and county of LA were supposed to present a plan to shelter some 7000 homeless people living near overpasses and freeways.
May. 21from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Physicians use micromorts to measure the likelihood of death from an activity. A micromort equates to a one in 1 million chance of dying.
May. 28from KCRW Features