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It is possible to create a beautiful and functional home garden during California’s upcoming drought-induced water restrictions.

It is possible to create a beautiful and functional home garden during California’s upcoming drought-induced water restrictions.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Clear some room in your Myspace Top 8, because Bloghouse icon Uffie is back

Electropop party maestro Uffie returns with her first album in more than ten years.

Safety plans go out the window when real life happens, LA teachers say

Days after the school shooting in Uvalde, KCRW checks in with two LA teachers.

Five questions to ask if your child has a fever

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Long COVID can produce diabetes, heart disease for life: Epidemiologist

Coronavirus vaccines are good at reducing the risk of hospitalization and death, but they may not shield you from developing long COVID, according to new research.

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Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

May. 26 2 hr, 49 min

Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras

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.

May. 25 2 hr, 59 min

FREAKS ONLY

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

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José Galván

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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?

from KCRW Features

LA County saw more than 12,000 new COVID cases between Saturday and Monday. And over the past month, test positivity doubled and hospitalizations jumped by 80%.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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The Tayo Help Desk is a virtual platform with COVID-19 resources that all Filipinos can use. People can also dial 800-899-5090 if they want to speak with someone for help.

Filipino young leaders create COVID hotline to help older relatives and community

The Tayo Help Desk is a virtual platform with COVID-19 resources that all Filipinos can use. People can also dial 800-899-5090 if they want to speak with someone for help.

from Greater LA

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?

CA primary 2022: How voting works, when to expect results

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?

from KCRW Features

KCRW discusses the recent mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, gun control politics, the status of the war in Ukraine, and whether the U.S. should change its policy toward Asia.

Can America reverse the deadly trend of mass shootings?

KCRW discusses the recent mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, gun control politics, the status of the war in Ukraine, and whether the U.S. should change its policy toward Asia.

from Left, Right & Center

A new book documents the extent to which American prosperity is founded on immigration—and raises questions about how we treat immigrants today.

Immigrants are still building America, no matter what our lawmakers say

A new book documents the extent to which American prosperity is founded on immigration—and raises questions about how we treat immigrants today.

from Scheer Intelligence

Mexico City’s marimba madness comes from the Gama brothers and their family band Son Rompe Pera, who keep tradition alive through the historic instrument with a concoction of…

Son Rompe Pera: ‘Pájaro Cenzontle’

Mexico City’s marimba madness comes from the Gama brothers and their family band Son Rompe Pera, who keep tradition alive through the historic instrument with a concoction of…

from Today's Top Tune

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

Tyler Boudreaux's playlist, May 26, 2022

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

from Tyler Boudreaux

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, May 26, 2022

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

from FREAKS ONLY

Evan Kleiman explains how cheeses like halloumi, smoked mozzarella, and kefalotyri have a high melting point, and they are perfect for summer grilling.

Savor grilled cheeses on Memorial Day. We’re not talking about sandwiches

Evan Kleiman explains how cheeses like halloumi, smoked mozzarella, and kefalotyri have a high melting point, and they are perfect for summer grilling.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Critics review new film releases: “Top Gun: Maverick,” “The Bob’s Burgers Movie,” “Zero Contact,” “Dinner in America,” and “Look at Me: Xxxtentacion.”

Top Gun: Maverick’: Tom Cruise tries to prove he doesn’t age, says critic

Critics review new film releases: “Top Gun: Maverick,” “The Bob’s Burgers Movie,” “Zero Contact,” “Dinner in America,” and “Look at Me: Xxxtentacion.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California Democrats are trying to pass new gun control bills, including one that would let private citizens sue manufacturers, distributors, and sellers of ghost guns and…

New CA bill would let you sue makers of ghost guns and assault rifles

California Democrats are trying to pass new gun control bills, including one that would let private citizens sue manufacturers, distributors, and sellers of ghost guns and…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The story of the National Rifle Association involves infighting and backstabbing, million-dollar corruption, and a red-headed Russian spy.

‘Misfire’ reveals chaos behind seemingly powerful NRA

The story of the National Rifle Association involves infighting and backstabbing, million-dollar corruption, and a red-headed Russian spy.

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 26: ‘Bird Calling,’ Obongjayar’s debut, and… Xmas in May?

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 26, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 26, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 26, 2022.

Red Baraat’s Sonny Singh delivers borderless Punjabi anthems of hope and love as he takes center stage on the debut solo album “Chardi Kala,” whose title translates to the Sikh…

Sonny Singh: ‘Thir Ghar Baiso”

Red Baraat’s Sonny Singh delivers borderless Punjabi anthems of hope and love as he takes center stage on the debut solo album “Chardi Kala,” whose title translates to the Sikh…

from Today's Top Tune

Why does America’s baby formula shortage continue? Also, Norm Eisen’s new book traces corruption from the Trump White House to the rest of the country.

Baby formula crisis reveals dangers of too little competition in US economy

Why does America’s baby formula shortage continue? Also, Norm Eisen’s new book traces corruption from the Trump White House to the rest of the country.

from To the Point

When Aric Allen was 21, he lived in a desolate mountain cabin for 10 weeks. There he planned to write a novel, but instead he learned how to be alone.

The Cabin Notebook

When Aric Allen was 21, he lived in a desolate mountain cabin for 10 weeks. There he planned to write a novel, but instead he learned how to be alone.

from UnFictional

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, May 25, 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

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, May 25, 2022

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

from FREAKS ONLY

Pijja Palace is an Indian pizza parlor and sports bar that opened this month in Silver Lake. Eater LA reporter Mona Holmes says “it’s full of vibe with really great food.”

Saag pijja and malai rigatoni are knockout items at Silver Lake pizza parlor

Pijja Palace is an Indian pizza parlor and sports bar that opened this month in Silver Lake. Eater LA reporter Mona Holmes says “it’s full of vibe with really great food.”

from Greater LA