Play Based on Homegirl Café Opens Saturday Father Greg Boyle has put hundreds of former gang members to work at Homeboy Industries and at the Homegirl Café in downtown Los Angeles. Now the Homegirl Café has been turned into theater. KCRW's Lisa Napoli speaks with playwright Lisa Loomer about Cafe Vida .
Who's to blame for the opioid crisis? Some of the lawyers who took on Big Tobacco are now going after Big Pharma. It’s all about the deadly epidemic of opioid use. Are the drug companies to blame? What about the users? Later, on today’s Talking Point: making sense of Britain’s upset election.
Ex-FBI Director Comey tells his side of the story Today, former FBI Director James Comey came close to calling the President who fired him a liar. The White House denied the claim and called it insulting, but Republican Senators did not challenge Comey’s truthfulness. Many questions remain: did the President try to obstruct a federal investigation? Later, we’ll go behind the “velvet rope” for a look at 5-Star health care for the richest Americans.