Robert Garrova

Robert Garrova is a Los Angeles native and a reporter at Southern California Public Radio/KPCC. He previously worked at New Hampshire Public Radio and on APM’s Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal.

His work has been featured on Marketplace’s flagship program and the Los Angeles Review of Books. Robert has reported on a wide range of topics, including the largest fire in California history and the re-discovered costumes of a silent film star.

Some states and cities are trying to improve the quality of data on veteran suicide, which is often incomplete and years old.

Some of Los Angeles County's 3900 homeless veterans had been lined up to move into the complex under construction. After the fire, many will remain on the streets.

Communities in 26 states hope to be chosen as the headquarters for U.S. Space Command, which could employ an estimated 1,400 people.