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Dr. Meena Said’s family fled Afghanistan as refugees when she was a baby.

Dr. Meena Said’s family fled Afghanistan as refugees when she was a baby. Now she’s an endocrine surgeon in Santa Monica who arranges care remotely for critically ill children in her home country.

from Greater LA

‘Concierge medicine’ grows among wealthy people during pandemic. But at what cost to the rest of us?

To get medical treatment without waiting weeks, you might have to break the bank.

Cargo ships are piling up at ports. What’s clogging the supply chain, and should you order holiday gifts now?

People are waiting more than two months now to receive their overseas orders. “The lead times have doubled, the cost has gone up almost 500%.

Boosters and rapid COVID tests aren’t available. US government needs to step up on pandemic, says columnist

“The fact is that for most of us, the data suggests that we still got lots of strong protection, especially against serious disease.

Why the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures feels like stepping into the future

“You can really feel the circular forms of the building. You feel like you are setting foot inside a spaceship.

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Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the fate of Rudy Giuliani associate, and why you should closely read the script before recording a Cameo.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Friday means fresh release, and Anthony and Novena have your dose of new cuts and timeless favorites to help kick off your day.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Catch the unstoppable Durand Jones & The Indications as they unlock a wide range of new sounds on their new album “Private Space,” anchored by the lush vocals of Aaron Frazer on “Sea…

from Today's Top Tune

Fanatic! I hope you’re enjoying your September, wherever you are. I’m hanging in there as best I can. Los Angeles is kind of playing along with some fairly cool nights.

from Henry Rollins

This Week on KCRW

Though her interpretation of Sharon Van Etten’s “One Day” has totally ruled KCRW’s airwaves over the past few months, we sure have been craving much more from our Best New Artist of…

KCRW's Top 30: St. Panther makes your 'Problems' fade away

Though her interpretation of Sharon Van Etten’s “One Day” has totally ruled KCRW’s airwaves over the past few months, we sure have been craving much more from our Best New Artist of…

After the fatal stabbing of an unhoused military veteran outside the VA in Brentwood last week, county officials say they plan to move everyone at the camp into housing by the end of…

After fatal stabbing, county aims to house homeless vets outside the VA in West LA by end of year

After the fatal stabbing of an unhoused military veteran outside the VA in Brentwood last week, county officials say they plan to move everyone at the camp into housing by the end of…

from Greater LA

COVID cases and hospitalizations have decreased since the summer surge, and roughly 75% of eligible county residents are vaccinated, according to the LA County Department of Public…

Angelenos may have a disastrous winter if vax rates don’t increase, says public health chief Barbara Ferrer

COVID cases and hospitalizations have decreased since the summer surge, and roughly 75% of eligible county residents are vaccinated, according to the LA County Department of Public…

from Greater LA

Actress Sandra Oh on her characters’ relationship to power.

Sandra Oh: ‘The Chair’

Actress Sandra Oh on her characters’ relationship to power.

from The Treatment

Welcome to ¡Ask a Tortilla Tournament Judge!, the world’s premier column on all things tortilla.

¡Ask a Tortilla Tournament Judge!: If Larry Elder and Gavin Newsom were tortilla brands...

Welcome to ¡Ask a Tortilla Tournament Judge!, the world’s premier column on all things tortilla.

from Good Food

A lifetime ago, I was a film studies major at Chapman University in Orange. And there was no better film that Hollywood ever created in my mind than “Casablanca.”

You must remember this flour tortilla at Casablanca in Venice

A lifetime ago, I was a film studies major at Chapman University in Orange. And there was no better film that Hollywood ever created in my mind than “Casablanca.”

from Good Food

“ Antiques Roadshow ,” a mainstay on PBS for the last 25 years, is known for its jaw-dropping appraisals of collector treasures.

‘Antiques Roadshow’: Most appraisals don’t get sold, so how has the PBS show stayed popular over 25 years?

“ Antiques Roadshow ,” a mainstay on PBS for the last 25 years, is known for its jaw-dropping appraisals of collector treasures.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Biden spoke to the United Nations General Assembly today, trying to make the case that “America is back.” But the world may be skeptical, given the U.S.’

Biden tries repairing his image after botched Afghanistan withdrawal, spat with France, and COVID surge

President Biden spoke to the United Nations General Assembly today, trying to make the case that “America is back.” But the world may be skeptical, given the U.S.’

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Anthony and Novena kick off your Tuesday with the latest from DJ Nu Mark, who covers a Snoop Dog classic on the cumbia tip with a little help from LA’s Jungle Fire.

MBE Sept. 21: The latest from DJ Nu Mark, Jungle Fire, Quantic, and more

Anthony and Novena kick off your Tuesday with the latest from DJ Nu Mark, who covers a Snoop Dog classic on the cumbia tip with a little help from LA’s Jungle Fire.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 21, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 21, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 21, 2021.

LA-based Robin Schorr makes music under the handle of Blond in Car. Hints of Sade lace the song “Another Girl,” a vignette that calls out smooth operators.

Blond In Car: ‘Another Girl’

LA-based Robin Schorr makes music under the handle of Blond in Car. Hints of Sade lace the song “Another Girl,” a vignette that calls out smooth operators.

from Today's Top Tune

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.

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, September 20, 2021

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

from Travis Holcombe

“What’s shocking people right now is just the incredible rise in hate crimes and hate incidents against Asian Americans, a significant minority in Orange County,” says LA Times…

Anti-Asian hate incidents up 1,800% in Orange County

“What’s shocking people right now is just the incredible rise in hate crimes and hate incidents against Asian Americans, a significant minority in Orange County,” says LA Times…

from Greater LA

All across the country, cities are investing in unarmed crisis response teams to de-escalate non-emergency mental health situations.

Crisis response team in Eugene offers model for LA and OC

All across the country, cities are investing in unarmed crisis response teams to de-escalate non-emergency mental health situations.

from Greater LA

The number of men enrolled in college is declining. Press Play looks at the driving factors, and what this could mean for forming new families.

‘Hope deficit’ and economic demands among college-aged men: Why more are choosing to skip higher ed

The number of men enrolled in college is declining. Press Play looks at the driving factors, and what this could mean for forming new families.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Big changes are coming to KCRW’s schedule tonight. DJ Travis Holcombe is taking over the 8-10 p.m. slot every weeknight. His new show is called “Freaks Only.”

DJ Travis Holcombe’s new nightly show is called ‘Freaks Only,’ but everyone’s invited to listen

Big changes are coming to KCRW’s schedule tonight. DJ Travis Holcombe is taking over the 8-10 p.m. slot every weeknight. His new show is called “Freaks Only.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Amy Coney Barrett recently said at a private event in Kentucky, “My goal today is to convince you that this court is not comprised of a bunch of partisan hacks.”

SCOTUS justices argue they’re not politicians. But expect more conservative decisions, says lawyer

Amy Coney Barrett recently said at a private event in Kentucky, “My goal today is to convince you that this court is not comprised of a bunch of partisan hacks.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand