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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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Francesca Harding's playlist, May 24, 2022

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

May. 23 1 hr, 59 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.

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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.

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Metropolis playlist, May 21, 2022.

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Captain Planet puts us on the inside track, Daniel Avery, HAAi, and Kelly Lee Owens form a superteam of heady techno producers, Tame Impala backs Donna Summer, and more.

KCRW’s Top 30: Captain Planet plans ahead, Daniel Avery gets heady, and more

Captain Planet puts us on the inside track, Daniel Avery, HAAi, and Kelly Lee Owens form a superteam of heady techno producers, Tame Impala backs Donna Summer, and more.

The monarch butterfly population has been dwindling over the years, so the Monarch Fellowship has decided to take things into their own hands to save the species in California.

To save monarch butterflies, this LA group is giving away milkweed seeds

The monarch butterfly population has been dwindling over the years, so the Monarch Fellowship has decided to take things into their own hands to save the species in California.

from Greater LA

Dancers at a North Hollywood strip club say owners and security guards don’t keep them safe. What do they want workplace safety to look like?

LA strippers risk being assaulted, fight to unionize

Dancers at a North Hollywood strip club say owners and security guards don’t keep them safe. What do they want workplace safety to look like?

from Greater LA

Karla Benavides went from trying to save some cash as a new mom to becoming a coupon savant and going viral on TikTok.

Tiktok’s extreme couponer shares tips on how to save cash

Karla Benavides went from trying to save some cash as a new mom to becoming a coupon savant and going viral on TikTok.

from Greater LA

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

Say no to gravel, yes to drought-resistant plants amid CA water shortage

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

Musician Bobby Brown’s life has made tabloid headlines, from his marriage to Whitney Houston, to a string of arrests, to the deaths of two of his children.

Bobby Brown: Not just Whitney Houston’s husband, he’s king of R&B

Musician Bobby Brown’s life has made tabloid headlines, from his marriage to Whitney Houston, to a string of arrests, to the deaths of two of his children.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA County saw 12,000 new COVID cases over the weekend. And over the past month, test positivity doubled and hospitalizations jumped by 80%. It’s all according to Barbara Ferrer.

Safe to fly and eat at indoor restaurants? LA COVID cases are up

LA County saw 12,000 new COVID cases over the weekend. And over the past month, test positivity doubled and hospitalizations jumped by 80%. It’s all according to Barbara Ferrer.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Online, #JusticeforJohnnyDepp has more than 15 billion views, while #IStandWithAmber has only about 8 million views.

Johnny vs. Amber: Why the public has sided with Depp

Online, #JusticeforJohnnyDepp has more than 15 billion views, while #IStandWithAmber has only about 8 million views.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

For over two decades, I’ve had the honor of hosting the Monterey Jazz Festival. It’s a life-changing experience to be immersed in the music.

Support KCRW’s Spring Pledge Drive for your chance to win VIP passes to the Monterey Jazz Festival

For over two decades, I’ve had the honor of hosting the Monterey Jazz Festival. It’s a life-changing experience to be immersed in the music.

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

MBE May 24: The other Nirvana, ‘Lay, Lady, Lay’ for Bob Dylan’s day, and ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’

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

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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 24, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 24, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 24, 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.

Carlos Niño and Dexter Story are part of the hearty SoCal music creatives working together and separately to shape spiritually-healing, mind-elevating music.

Dexter Story & Carlos Niño: ‘Chadwick'

Carlos Niño and Dexter Story are part of the hearty SoCal music creatives working together and separately to shape spiritually-healing, mind-elevating music.

from Today's Top Tune

An infectious harmony of varied sounds and melodies that bridge cultures and genres.

José Galván's playlist, May 23, 2022

An infectious harmony of varied sounds and melodies that bridge cultures and genres.

from José Galván

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.

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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?

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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

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