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One Year Later
One Year Later is a special series that takes a new approach to the national political debate. A year after a polarizing election, three hosts, each with a distinct perspective, speak honestly about America's differences and look for ways to bridge the country's divides.
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To the Point
To the Point, hosted by award-winning journalist Warren Olney. A fast-paced, news-based daily show about hot-button national issues of the day. At KCRW.com.
There Goes the Neighborhood
Los Angeles is having an identity crisis. City officials tout new development and shiny commuter trains, while longtime residents are doing all they can to hang on to home. This eight-part series is supported by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.
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Nov 11, 1999
Which Way, LA? The Question that Won't Go Away
23 years ago, the fires of the Rodney King riots were burning and the sirens wailing when KCRW first asked, WWLA? We've been through fires, floods, earthquakes and massive social, cultural and economic change. While this is the last program titled WWLA? the question still needs to be asked. We talk with a group of important and thoughtful people about what LA has become and about the challenges to be faced in the future…as we continue.
Jan 28, 2016
Then and Now: Is LA Still the Car Capital of the World?
Urban planners got some bad news today. Ridership on public transit in Southern California is on the decline, despite the billions being spent in recent years to build light rail and subway lines. Why aren't more drivers leaving their cars at home, as traffic gets more congested than ever? Meantime, there's a shortage of money to repair aging roads, bridges and other parts of the infrastructure. We look at the impact on the state's economy.
23 MIN, 13 SEC
Jan 27, 2016
Does California Have a Double Standard for the Public's Protection?
Porter Ranch and Vernon are mirror images of each other. In one, schools have been closed and thousands of residents are being moved away by the polluter—just months after a natural gas leak was discovered. In the other, residents complained for years about health risks to school children from exposure to lead and arsenic from a battery recycling plant— until the federal government finally stepped in.
25 MIN, 42 SEC
Jan 26, 2016
Is 'Warfare' a Thing of the Past at the LAPD?
Video of police misconduct wasn’t as common 25 years ago as it is today. The spectacle of LAPD officers beating Rodney King was a wake-up call, but didn’t persuade a jury in Simi Valley. When the cops received not-guilty verdicts, the city exploded. We hear from veteran officers who say they’ve changed. What about their tactics? Have they gained the trust of marginalized communities and people of color?
26 MIN, 36 SEC
Jan 25, 2016
Cartoonist Roz Chast on Manhattan: ‘I feel more alive when I’m there’
Part of the pleasure of reading Roz Chast’s cartoons in the New Yorker is realizing your life isn’t so miserable after all. Her characters live in a world filled with…
Nov 20, 2017
Handlebar’s Sandra Adu Zelli on the 5 best ingredients for a kickass winter salad
People in Santa Barbara aren’t used to standing in line. The one exception may be Handlebar Coffee Roasters, where it’s common to see cyclists and hipsters waiting out the door.…
Nov 17, 2017
4 mysterious sounds hidden in shortwave radio
The shortwave radio spectrum is a mysterious place.
Nov 15, 2017
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