Wade Graham

Pepperdine University

Guest

Wade Graham is an adjunct professor at the School of Public Policy at Pepperdine University, with a focus on urban and environmental policy. He is the author of American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to Our Backyards: What Our Gardens Tell Us about Who We Are and Dream Cities: Seven Urban Ideas that Shape the World.

Wade Graham on KCRW

Fire season has engulfed northern and southern California. This week it’s the turn of the Westside.

Getty Center safe from nearby fire, but is nature safe from fire retardants?

Fire season has engulfed northern and southern California. This week it’s the turn of the Westside.

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Since its founding LA has been selling lifestyle and better living.

Lessons for affordable housing from the modern dome tent

Since its founding LA has been selling lifestyle and better living.

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We've just had the terrible Camp and Woolsey fires. More of those fires will come again -- bigger and hotter.

California Wildfires: Learning to Live in the New Abnormal

We've just had the terrible Camp and Woolsey fires. More of those fires will come again -- bigger and hotter.

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