Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Host Madeleine Brand looks at news, culture and emerging trends through the lens of Los Angeles.
Defiant protests sweep Iran over Mahsa Amini’s death, hijab laws
What’s driving more Venezuelan migrants to US?
COVID brain fog: Can’t drive, can’t read, how to recover?
China’s ‘zero-COVID’ policy: How long can it go on?
Fentanyl-laced pills can look like anti-anxiety meds. How to protect teens?
‘California Soul’: Journey from drugs to jail to restaurant co-ownership
Cannabis black market poses threat to CA rural communities
LA mayoral candidates’ USC controversies: Are voters paying close attention?
At the unveiling of Michelle Obama portrait, artist was startled and tearful
More heat waves, more AC demand: How can CA power grid handle it?
Amid extreme heat and drought, PG&E faces more pressure to fix its system
Curriculums need a ‘refresh’ to fight COVID learning losses
Biden’s student loan forgiveness: Unclear how many will benefit
Heatwaves are ‘more dangerous than we realize,’ says scientist
NASA aims to send Americans back to the moon. Worthwhile?
CA could pay you thousands to go electric after new gas car ban
Vasectomies are up post-Roe. CA might make the 15-minute procedure free
Safe injection sites: Saving lives or increasing crime?
Fantastic Negrito uncovers white indentured servant on family tree
CDC admits it was too slow to respond to COVID, monkeypox