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.?
Orange County Democrats are celebrating a victory that seemed almost impossible 10 years ago.
Aug. 9from KCRW Features
A United Nations expert finds the WikiLeaks founder has been subjected to psychological torture, and media around the globe played a part.
Jul. 12from Scheer Intelligence
Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his cell at the Manhattan Correctional Center on Saturday, as he awaited trial. What happens next in the investigation?
Aug. 14from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
This week, the political debate dominated political debate.
Aug. 2from Left, Right & Center
Last week's mass shooting in El Paso has been particularly painful for Angelenos, because so many have close ties to that city.
Aug. 8from Greater LA
President Donald Trump was at a campaign rally in North Carolina Wednesday, basking in chants of “send her back.”
Jul. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Where would America be without the muckraking journalists and the publications that champion their work?
Aug. 16from Scheer Intelligence
Filmmakers Abby Martin and Mike Prysner discuss the war crimes being committed in Gaza and how a resolution could be reached in the Middle East.
Jul. 26from Scheer Intelligence
Berkeley’s City Council recently adopted an ordinance to drop certain gendered terms from the city’s municipal code.
Jul. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand