Business reporter for the Fresno Bee
The Tehachapi Mountains are “effectively a wall that divides the state and has divided the state throughout its whole history,” says Joe Mathews, Connecting California columnist.
Jan. 1from Design and Architecture
California’s biggest infrastructure project is a high-speed rail network that would connect San Francisco, the Central Valley and Los Angeles, bridging communities cut off by the…
Feb. 13, 2018from Design and Architecture
Relying on federal money, the initial leg of California's high-speed rail was planned from Chowchilla to Corcoran in the San Joaquin Valley.
Apr. 2, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
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
Huntington Beach – Surf City USA – is paddling away from mainstream California.
Feb. 14from Zócalo's Connecting California
Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.
Apr. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It’s been nearly four months since Alex Villanueva was sworn in as sheriff of LA County. He campaigned on a message of “reform, rebuild and restore.”
Mar. 22from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Instagram is experimenting with hiding likes for accounts in Canada. Some people are concerned this will change the experience and community on Instagram.
May. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Move ends years-long controversy involving local activists and sheriffs department.
Apr. 1from Orange County Line
Bernie Sanders and his 2016 campaign helped usher in a new generation of politicians and brought several progressive ideas to the Democratic Party platform.
Feb. 22from The Mixer
As it celebrates its 100 th birthday, UCLA can take pride in being the most important institute of higher education in the state.
May. 9from Zócalo's Connecting California
KCRW’s Steve Chiotakis visits a giant car shredder between the Ports of L.A. and Long Beach on the aptly named Terminal Island.
Apr. 29from Greater LA