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“You can’t expect these crew members to put in 14 to 16 to 18-hour days, and then literally tell them, ‘You have to dodge a bullet that's being fired your way.’

“You can’t expect these crew members to put in 14 to 16 to 18-hour days, and then literally tell them, ‘You have to dodge a bullet that's being fired your way.’ It's absolutely ludicrous and this needs to end,” says Bandar Albuliwi, an independent filmmaker.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Native plants allow Californians to rebuild nature and save water, says chief of Theodore Payne Foundation

Native plants are vital to the health of the local ecosystem, particularly during a time of climate change, hotter weather, and droughts.

How a butterfly fertility clinic at the San Diego Zoo is saving critically endangered species

There are 18 endangered butterfly and moth species that the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance works to protect.

How Eli and Peyton Manning are changing the way fans watch Monday Night Football

On ESPN2, quarterback brothers Peyton and Eli Manning are analyzing and commenting on football matchups, trading stories from their decorated careers, and teasing each other.

A historic storm brings heavy rain, flooding and mud flows to Northern California

Flooding was reported across the San Francisco Bay Area while the National Weather Service's Sacramento office warned of "potentially historic rain."

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Santa Ana will become the first city in Orange County to have rent control.

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Santa Ana will become the first city in Orange County to have rent control.

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President Biden’s “Build Back Better” agenda has gotten a lot of attention in Washington, but he’s also been quietly reshaping the federal judiciary.

More public defenders are now judges at federal appeals courts. What are they bringing to the bench?

President Biden’s “Build Back Better” agenda has gotten a lot of attention in Washington, but he’s also been quietly reshaping the federal judiciary.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Insane Clown Posse, the music group that wears black and white clown makeup, calls itself “ the world’s most hated band .”

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Insane Clown Posse, the music group that wears black and white clown makeup, calls itself “ the world’s most hated band .”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s a new week, new you, and we’ve got the soundtrack to get you back into the groove.

MBE Oct. 25: Kickstart your week with fresh sounds from Bonobo, Jamila Woods, Quantic, and more

It’s a new week, new you, and we’ve got the soundtrack to get you back into the groove.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 25, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 25, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 25, 2021.

For their debut album, “My Sober Daydream,” Portland-based duo Foamboy distilled their experiences working with other musicians in order to focus on one kind of musical aesthetic.

Foamboy: ‘Peach Smoothie’ (Radio Edit)

For their debut album, “My Sober Daydream,” Portland-based duo Foamboy distilled their experiences working with other musicians in order to focus on one kind of musical aesthetic.

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KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

Eclectic 24

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

"Just Jazz" with LeRoy Downs. Downs' goal is to bring a varied sonic experience to jazz, while blending music, style, and culture.

LeRoy Downs' playlist, October 24, 2021

"Just Jazz" with LeRoy Downs. Downs' goal is to bring a varied sonic experience to jazz, while blending music, style, and culture.

from LeRoy Downs

Featuring selections that range from carefully curated music from around the world with unique gems and quality tracks that will satisfy the needs of even the most discerning music…

Jason Kramer's playlist, October 24, 2021

Featuring selections that range from carefully curated music from around the world with unique gems and quality tracks that will satisfy the needs of even the most discerning music…

from Jason Kramer

A balanced diet of indie grooves, modern psych, alternative R&B and straight up rock and roll.

Tyler Boudreaux's playlist, October 24, 2021

A balanced diet of indie grooves, modern psych, alternative R&B and straight up rock and roll.

from Tyler Boudreaux

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

Raul Campos' playlist, October 24, 2021

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

from Raul Campos

New releases in all genres.

Chris Douridas' playlist, October 24, 2021

New releases in all genres.

from Chris Douridas

Why did it take so long to change the recommendations about the preventive effects of aspirin?

Daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks

Why did it take so long to change the recommendations about the preventive effects of aspirin?

from Second Opinion

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

Eclectic 24

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

A soulful rhythmic journey through time and space... sonic love notes from cities to mountain tops, to the heart of the tropics and into the cosmos.

Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras' playlist, October 24, 2021

A soulful rhythmic journey through time and space... sonic love notes from cities to mountain tops, to the heart of the tropics and into the cosmos.

from Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras

Fanatic! I hope you’re enjoying October. I think we have a perfect October mix tape for tonight’s listening. Look at our second hour! We’re going to check out Low by David Bowie.

KCRW Broadcast 656

Fanatic! I hope you’re enjoying October. I think we have a perfect October mix tape for tonight’s listening. Look at our second hour! We’re going to check out Low by David Bowie.

from Henry Rollins

Metropolis playlist, October 23, 2021.

Metropolis playlist, October 23, 2021

Metropolis playlist, October 23, 2021.

from Metropolis

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

Dan Wilcox's playlist, October 23, 2021

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

from Dan Wilcox