Sasha Khokha is Central Valley Bureau Chief for KQED’s statewide public radio program, The California Report. Based in Fresno, she covers a vast geographic beat, including the nation’s most productive farm belt, some of California’s poorest towns, and Yosemite and Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks. Whether trekking up a Sierra glacier with her microphone, interviewing farmworkers in Spanish, or explaining complicated air or water quality issues, Sasha translates rural California to the rest of the state. She is a graduate of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and Brown University, and the mother of two young children.
Sasha Khokha's Latest Posts
A glimpse of the complexity many miss as they hurry through the valley on their way somewhere else.
The race to drill new wells could put California’s biggest water source–groundwater–in jeopardy. Read more …
Contractors could lose licenses if they hire crew leaders who’ve sexually harassed or assaulted workers.
Farmers are looking to the sky for the latest water-saving tool. But will aviation authorities allow it? …read more
Growers, still recovering from freeze, now must contend with a shutdown of water supplies: Read more …
Kern County town offers few hints of one of the most important struggles in U.S. labor history.