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Costs Mount as Storms Soak California

Los Angeles Mayor Jim Hahn is appealing to the federal government for relief funds after heavy rains in southern California have caused millions of dollars in damage. NPR's Madeleine Brand reports.

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Madeleine Brand
Madeleine Brand is the host of NPR’s newest and fastest-growing daily show, Day to Day. She conducts interviews with newsmakers (Iraqi politicians, US senators), entertainment figures (Bernardo Bertolluci, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Ricky Gervais), and the everyday people affected by the news (an autoworker laid off at GM, a mother whose son was killed in Iraq).
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