University of California at San Diego
Professor of Political Science at the University of California at San Diego and Director of its Urban Studies and Planning Program; author of four books, including Paradise Plundered: Fiscal Crisis and Governance Failures in San Diego
"Bob is stubborn and he likes to fight." That's what one political consultant says about San Diego Mayor Bob Filner.
Aug. 19, 2013from To the Point
Eight women have now come forward to report sexual harassment by San Diego's new, Democratic Mayor, Bob Filner.
Aug. 1, 2013from Which Way, L.A.?
Bob Filner left Congress to win election last November as San Diego's first Democratic Mayor in 20 years.
Jul. 18, 2013from Which Way, L.A.?
Bernie Sanders may never make it to the White House, but, just when we need them most, socialists like “Bigger than Bernie” co-author Meagan Day have picked up his torch.
Jun. 26from Scheer Intelligence
John C. Fremont was instrumental in California becoming a state. He was one of the first two senators. He was the first Republican candidate for president in 1856.
Jul. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Josh Barro talks with Christine Emba, Michael Steele and Emily Bazelon.
Jun. 19from Left, Right & Center
Josh Barro discusses Joe Biden’s surge in the polls, Trump’s stumbling, and where US China policy should go next with Christine Emba, Megan McArdle and Ali Wyne.
Jun. 26from Left, Right & Center
Media outlets in Los Angeles are re-examining their hiring practices, diversity and inclusion efforts, and pay disparities.
Jun. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Los Angeles City Councilman Herb Wesson and Council President Nury Martinez have introduced a motion that would create an alternative to police: a newly developed nonviolent…
Jun. 17from KCRW Features
If the federal government won’t fix the U-S Constitution, California ought to write its own.
Jul. 2from Zócalo's Connecting California
In conversation with Robert Scheer, Ron Kovic and Maj. Danny Sjursen examine their roles in our nation's bloody trajectory since the Vietnam War.
Jul. 3from Scheer Intelligence
Governor Gavin Newsom says the state is shutting down indoor operations at restaurants, wineries, tasting rooms, movie theaters, museums and more in 19 counties to curb the…
Jul. 1from Greater LA