Brian Doherty | KCET
Brian Doherty is a senior editor at Reason magazine and Reason.com. He is author of three books This is Burning Man (2004, Little, Brown; paperback BenBella, 2006) and Radicals for Capitalism: A History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement (PublicAffairs, 2007), and Gun Control on Trial (Cato Institute, 2008).
Doherty's reporting and essays have appeared in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Mother Jones, Spin, National Review, The Weekly Standard, San Francisco Chronicle and dozens of other publications, and he has been a commentator on hundreds of radio and TV shows, including Fox News Channel's The O'Reilly Factor and CNN Headline News' Glenn Beck Show.
He ran a small indie record label, Cherry Smash Records, from 1993-2001, and has lived in Los Angeles since July 1994.
Post date: 2009-03-31T23:50:51-07:00
The L.A. Unified School District has put off til later in April some tough cutback decisions driven by both local and state money problems. But more fiscal trouble awaits.
Post date: 2009-03-30T03:24:11-07:00
Measure B, the local solar power measure, went down to a narrow defeat. That might mean something important for the distribution of local power--and we're not just talking about electricity.
Post date: 2009-03-27T01:23:55-07:00
While L.A. rarely sees much water falling from our skies, it is still always on our minds--it's cost, its availability, even its palatability.
Post date: 2009-03-25T02:40:56-07:00
L.A. may be apolitical, but it's pretty big news for everyone when President Obama comes to town. What will his administration's current stimulus plans mean for Southern California?
Post date: 2009-03-23T04:12:48-07:00
Welcome to the latest KCET Local blog, "City of Angles." And no, that's not a typo. This blog will cover the local political scene and its many complicated happenings, cross-currents, and angles as they unfold.