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East Hollywood used to have a tightly-knit Japanese immigrant community known as Madison/J-Flats.

East Hollywood used to have a tightly-knit Japanese immigrant community known as Madison/J-Flats. Boarding houses there offered people affordable rent, home-cooked meals, and community.

from Greater LA

California communities question Pacaso’s real estate model

Employing what it calls “fractional ownership” for second homes, real estate startup Pacaso has left communities scrambling to regulate its model.

Lucy and Desi | 6 Emmy Nominations – Outstanding Documentary

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Upcoming music festivals: LCD Soundsystem, Stevie Nicks, Tame Impala

These four festivals will make you remember why you love music so much. This Ain't No Picnic, Desert Daze, Ohana Festival, and Primavera Sound are coming your way.

Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist, August 9, 2022

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

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Jeremy Sole

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

Aug. 08 2 hr, 58 min

FREAKS ONLY

Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk. Served fresh every weeknight.

Aug. 08 2 hr

Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Aug. 08 2 hr, 49 min

LeRoy Downs

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

Aug. 07 2 hr

Jason Kramer

Carefully curated music from around the world.

Aug. 07 2 hr

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The cannabis industry is robust in the Golden State, and there’s a difference between products from Southern and Northern California.

from KCRW Features

Actor, comedian, musician, and producer Steve Martin had been invited to one of talent manager’s Sandy Gallin’s showbiz parties in New York.

from The Business

Panelists discuss surprising primary election wins, Kansas voters protecting abortion rights, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s controversial trip to Taiwan.

from Left, Right & Center

Award-winning journalist David Greene is officially part of the KCRW family as the new host of Left, Right & Center. Naturally, we had to put him in the MBE hot seat.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 9, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 9, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 9, 2022.

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.

LA-based surrealist duo CAPYAC created a name for themselves playing the underground dance scene in Austin and blurring the lines between art, music, and fashion.

CAPYAC: ‘Goodtime’

LA-based surrealist duo CAPYAC created a name for themselves playing the underground dance scene in Austin and blurring the lines between art, music, and fashion.

from Today's Top Tune

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

Jeremy Sole's playlist, August 8, 2022

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

from Jeremy Sole

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, August 8, 2022

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

from FREAKS ONLY

After pressure from San Clemente residents, the City Council turned down Steven Knoblock’s proposal banning abortion facilities from opening.

Republicans dominate San Clemente, residents value abortion

After pressure from San Clemente residents, the City Council turned down Steven Knoblock’s proposal banning abortion facilities from opening.

from Greater LA

The Senate just passed a massive bill aimed at fighting climate change, cutting prescription drug prices, and raising taxes on rich companies. What would California gain?

CA gets more funds to fight warming planet thanks to Inflation Reduction Act

The Senate just passed a massive bill aimed at fighting climate change, cutting prescription drug prices, and raising taxes on rich companies. What would California gain?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

HBO Max and Discovery+ are merging into one service. It’s part of an aggressive course correction that isn’t centered on streaming content.

All-in on streaming? Warner Bros. says no. Will it work?

HBO Max and Discovery+ are merging into one service. It’s part of an aggressive course correction that isn’t centered on streaming content.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Georgia has new tax rules allowing an embryo to be claimed as a dependent on state tax returns. Indiana Gov.

Do new laws in Georgia, Indiana signal a push for nationwide abortion ban?

Georgia has new tax rules allowing an embryo to be claimed as a dependent on state tax returns. Indiana Gov.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A Texas court has ordered Alex Jones to pay nearly $50 million to a family whose child died in the Sandy Hook school shooting. Now he faces two more similar trials with other families.

Alex Jones to pay millions to Sandy Hook victim’s family. He’s declared bankrupcy

A Texas court has ordered Alex Jones to pay nearly $50 million to a family whose child died in the Sandy Hook school shooting. Now he faces two more similar trials with other families.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Send a hearty ‘We love it!’ skyward in memory of Vin Scully. Plus, cool local grrrl Lucia Fasano, Kayranada x Anderson .Paak, and more.

5 Songs to Hear This Week: Randy Newman, Kaytranada, Anderson .Paak, + more

Send a hearty ‘We love it!’ skyward in memory of Vin Scully. Plus, cool local grrrl Lucia Fasano, Kayranada x Anderson .Paak, and more.

from Music News

The date is August eighth (8/8), so you know we’re celebrating the prolific 808 drum machine!

MBE Aug. 8: 808 and celebrate, chill yer bones, get down with new MJ Nebreda

The date is August eighth (8/8), so you know we’re celebrating the prolific 808 drum machine!

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 8, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 8, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 8, 2022.

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.

The cannabis industry is robust in the Golden State, and there’s a difference between products from Southern and Northern California.

LA has unbound illicit cannabis market — unlike NorCal

The cannabis industry is robust in the Golden State, and there’s a difference between products from Southern and Northern California.

from KCRW Features

Superorganism released their debut album back in 2017, stocking up fans around the globe.

Superorganism: ‘World Wide Pop’

Superorganism released their debut album back in 2017, stocking up fans around the globe.

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, August 7, 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, August 7, 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 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, August 7, 2022

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