reporter for the Long Beach Press Telegram
Reporter for the Long Beach Press Telegram
When nine black teenagers were convicted of the Halloween beating of three white women in Long Beach, there was delight on one side and outrage on the other. As the when teens were…
Feb. 6, 2007
from Which Way, L.A.?
Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and David Dayen discuss the Texas law prohibiting most abortions, Senator Manchin’s warning shot, and the future of the Fed.
from Left, Right & Center
The leading Republican candidate in the California recall election is trying to build a multi-ethnic coalition of voters — and overcome criticism for his views on race.
from News Stories
Some UCLA faculty members have launched an initiative to place some Afghan scholars at UCLA. The plan will require raising $100,000 by September 30.
from KCRW Features
In the California recall election, Gov. Gavin Newsom crushed the opposition 64 to 36, though votes are still being counted as of noon on Wednesday.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The recall election could end up with three very different results for the future of Gov. Gavin Newsom and of politics in California. Here’s how the scenarios could play out.
Leafly Senior Editor David Downs talks about how Newsom has dealt with the burgeoning cannabis market, and whether pot will have a role to play when he’ll likely be on the 2022 ballot.
from KCRW Features
While rumors are rampant about stolen ballots and suspicious holes in voting envelopes, state and local officials say they have put measures in place to keep elections secure.
California’s recall makes sense, but the electoral system as a whole needs reform, according to columnist Joe Matthews.
from To the Point
Shirley Weber has been thrust into the awkward position of administering the California recall that could oust the man who appointed her.