California State University Northridge
Professor of Political Science at California State University Northridge and co-author of Local Politics: A Practical Guide to Governing at the Grassroots
Since California's progressive reform movement 100 years ago, LA City elections have been held in odd-numbered years, like this one.
Mar. 2, 2015from Which Way, L.A.?
Despite big money from the unions thought to dominate the politics of Los Angeles, or perhaps because of it, LA City Councilman Eric Garcetti will be the next Mayor of Los Angeles.
May. 22, 2013from Which Way, L.A.?
For the past 20 years, neighborhoods in the San Fernando Valley have been changing their names. West Hills split from Canoga Park; Valley Village left North Hollywood.
Jun. 25, 2009from Which Way, L.A.?
President Trump signs a $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill at the end of a very dramatic week.
Mar. 27from Left, Right & Center
Andy Slavitt helped save Obamacare. Now he’s tweeting to help the Trump White House cope with COVID-19. He says the pandemic is more important than partisanship. Does the U.S.
Apr. 9from To the Point
Barbara Ferrer, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, talks about the latest numbers and projections for LA County as we battle COVID-19.
Mar. 31from Greater LA
Cases of COVID-19 are starting to appear in jails and other correctional facilities in LA County.
Apr. 8from KCRW Features
Governor Gavin Newsom rolled out a new program called the California Health Corps this week.
Apr. 2from KCRW Features
On today’s Daily Dose, Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis describes what preparations health care professionals are taking.
Mar. 31from KCRW Features
Are the president’s daily coronavirus briefings standing in for his high-energy rallies?
Apr. 3from Left, Right & Center
The president gets rid of inspectors general. Is there any outrage left?
Apr. 8from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Health officials in Riverside are ordering the county’s residents to wear a face covering when out in public and banning all gatherings apart from family members or those living under…
Apr. 6from KCRW Features