Kirk Siegler

Kirk Siegler appears in the following:

Of Bison, Birth Control And An Island Off Southern Calif.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

In an open-aired Jeep, it's a bone-jarring ride into Santa Catalina Island's vast interior. The dirt road winds and climbs, twists and turns, climbing 2,000 feet up.

From there, the deep blue of the Pacific Ocean comes back into view, and if you squint, you can see downtown Los Angeles ...


Farm Laborers Get A Foothold With Their Own Organic Farms

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Northern California's Salinas Valley is often dubbed America's salad bowl. Large growers there have long relied on thousands of seasonal workers from rural Mexico to pick lettuce, spinach and celery from sunrise to sunset. Many of these workers seem destined for a life in the fields. But a program ...


After Years Of Violence, L.A.'s Watts Sees Crime Subside

Thursday, July 25, 2013

On most weeknights, in the middle of his shift, Los Angeles police officer Keith Mott trades his gun and uniform for a T-shirt and shorts, and heads to a park in the Watts neighborhood of South Los Angeles. He's there to coach 7- and 8-year-old boys on the Pop Warner ...


Rail Project At Los Angeles Port Draws Environmentalists' Ire

Monday, June 10, 2013

In California, a high-profile lawsuit is seeking to halt construction of a new $500 million rail yard next to the Port of Los Angeles. Activists, including a national environmental group that's spearheading the opposition, say the massive project would mean even more pollution for nearby neighborhoods that already have some ...


LA Mayor Candidates Try To Persuade Voters To Pay Attention

Friday, May 17, 2013

The candidates have spent a record amount of money. They've stumped hard in a city that isn't easy to campaign in — 470 square miles sliced up into neighborhoods divided by a web of freeways.

Yet despite nearly $20 million in spending in the March primary alone, turnout is expected ...