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Californians can now send in their mail-in ballots for the 2022 primary election. Who’s running? How does California’s permanent mail-in ballot system work?

Californians can now send in their mail-in ballots for the 2022 primary election. Who’s running? How does California’s permanent mail-in ballot system work?

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Morning Becomes Eclectic

KCRW's signature daily music show. New releases, live performances, and interviews.

May. 23 2 hr, 49 min

LeRoy Downs

A varied sonic experience to jazz, blending music, style, and culture.

May. 22 1 hr, 57 min

Jason Kramer

Carefully curated music from around the world.

May. 22 1 hr, 59 min

Jeremy Sole

A sonic trip through the past, present and future of roots music.

May. 22 1 hr, 55 min

Raul Campos

Soulful grooves and fresh remixes from Latin rhythms to indie rock.

May. 22 2 hr, 49 min

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Kool-Aid fried chicken sandwich, anyone? After a two-year COVID hiatus, the LA County Fair is back with classic eats and not-so-ordinary treats.

from KCRW Features

Join us as candidates running for the Los Angeles Mayoral race debate the issue of homelessness, live on KCRW. Come back on May 20th at 6 p.m. to watch the livestream.

Panelists discuss what might have motivated the recent shooting in Buffalo, NY. They also analyze “the Great Replacement Theory” and Trump’s hold on the GOP.

from Left, Right & Center

Fanatic! In beautiful Canada today. The air is great and the sun is out. Tonight is the 70th show in 71 days and so far everything seems to be going well.

from Henry Rollins

This Week on KCRW

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.

Travis Holcombe's playlist, May 23, 2022

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.

from FREAKS ONLY

Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu has resigned and the sale of Angel Stadium to team owner Arte Moreno is on hold due to an FBI corruption investigation.

Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu resigns under FBI investigation; Angel Stadium sale on hold

Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu has resigned and the sale of Angel Stadium to team owner Arte Moreno is on hold due to an FBI corruption investigation.

from Greater LA

A new coffee shop in Long Beach brings together community, coffee and job skills under one roof. The business aims to help house insecure families.

Homelessness solutions are brewing at this Long Beach coffee shop

A new coffee shop in Long Beach brings together community, coffee and job skills under one roof. The business aims to help house insecure families.

from Greater LA

It is challenging enough finding an affordable apartment to rent in LA. It’s even harder to find one that is both affordable and has a refrigerator. But why?

Left out in the cold: Why don't LA apartments come with refrigerators?

It is challenging enough finding an affordable apartment to rent in LA. It’s even harder to find one that is both affordable and has a refrigerator. But why?

from Greater LA

A sweet surprise from Sylvan Esso, an irresistible mover from Meridian Brothers, church everywhere with Tank and the Bangas, and more

5 Songs to Hear This Week: Sylvan Esso surprises, !!! keeps it weird, and more

A sweet surprise from Sylvan Esso, an irresistible mover from Meridian Brothers, church everywhere with Tank and the Bangas, and more

from Music News

KCRW DJ Tyler Boudreaux shares her favorite new jams fit for the upcoming summer season.

Toro y Moi, Kikagaku Moyo: KCRW DJ Tyler Boudreaux’s summer music picks

KCRW DJ Tyler Boudreaux shares her favorite new jams fit for the upcoming summer season.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The community must be aware of new monkeypox cases, but shouldn’t be alarmed over them, says UCLA’s Anne Rimoin.

Why monkeypox isn’t cause for concern, especially compared to COVID

The community must be aware of new monkeypox cases, but shouldn’t be alarmed over them, says UCLA’s Anne Rimoin.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva is running for reelection despite being plagued by several scandals. Why aren’t there strong challengers in the primary election to take him on?

‘No such thing as bad publicity’: How Villanueva has dominated sheriff’s race

LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva is running for reelection despite being plagued by several scandals. Why aren’t there strong challengers in the primary election to take him on?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The New Orleans federal court says an SEC judge violated the U.S. constitution’s right to a trial by jury. What does the case say about the power of executive brand regulators?

What federal ruling on SEC says about power of US executive branch?

The New Orleans federal court says an SEC judge violated the U.S. constitution’s right to a trial by jury. What does the case say about the power of executive brand regulators?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Services like Klarna, AfterPay, and Affirm enable shoppers to pay for goods in monthly installments — usually without a credit check or interest fees. What’s the catch?

‘Buy now, pay later’: Not as affordable as you think

Services like Klarna, AfterPay, and Affirm enable shoppers to pay for goods in monthly installments — usually without a credit check or interest fees. What’s the catch?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anthony Valadez & Novena Carmel.

MBE May 23: Ecuadorian producer Nicola Cruz takes on Afro Caribbean rhythms

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anthony Valadez & Novena Carmel.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 23, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 23, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 23, 2022.

Portland songwriter Laura Veirs’ new single “Winter Windows” forecasts a new album this summer, “Found Light,” due oout July 8.

Laura Veirs: ‘Winter Windows’

Portland songwriter Laura Veirs’ new single “Winter Windows” forecasts a new album this summer, “Found Light,” due oout July 8.

from Today's Top Tune

"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, May 22, 2022

"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, May 22, 2022

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 sonic trip through the past, present and future of roots music.

Jeremy Sole's playlist, May 22, 2022

A sonic trip through the past, present and future of roots music.

from Jeremy Sole

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, May 22, 2022

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, May 22, 2022

New releases in all genres.

from Chris Douridas