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Rabbi Steve Leder’s insight on the Uvalde massacre and why we should reconsider our legacy when we die to include an ethical will.

Rabbi Steve Leder’s insight on the Uvalde massacre and why we should reconsider our legacy when we die to include an ethical will.

from Life Examined

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.

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.

Five questions to ask if your child has a fever

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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.

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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.

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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

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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from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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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.

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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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

Indie found sounds, nostalgic guilty pleasures, and introspective piano solos to help you feel deeply and move freely through life.

Nassir Nassirzadeh's playlist May 29, 2022

Indie found sounds, nostalgic guilty pleasures, and introspective piano solos to help you feel deeply and move freely through life.

from Nassir Nassirzadeh

Metropolis playlist, May 28, 2022.

Metropolis playlist, May 28, 2022

Metropolis playlist, May 28, 2022.

from Metropolis

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

Dan Wilcox's playlist, May 28, 2022

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

from Dan Wilcox

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 28, 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

Anne Litt hosts unexpected choices in progressive pop and new rhythms.

Anne Litt's playlist, May 28, 2022

Anne Litt hosts unexpected choices in progressive pop and new rhythms.

from Anne Litt

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.

A one world celebration - truly global grooves from all decades and all corners of the earth.

Scott Dallavo's playlist, May 28, 2022

A one world celebration - truly global grooves from all decades and all corners of the earth.

from Scott Dallavo

Gerrick Kennedy is the author of “Didn’t We Almost Have it all: In Defense of Whitney Houston.”

The Treat: Cultural critic Gerrick Kennedy on why ‘My Love is Your Love’ is Whitney Houston’s greatest album

Gerrick Kennedy is the author of “Didn’t We Almost Have it all: In Defense of Whitney Houston.”

from The Treatment

Sierra Teller Ornelas is the co-creator, along with Ed Helms and Mike Schur of Peacock’s “Rutherford Falls,” currently in its second season.

‘Rutherford Falls’ co-creator Sierra Teller Ornelas on the infinite number of stories Native Americans have to tell

Sierra Teller Ornelas is the co-creator, along with Ed Helms and Mike Schur of Peacock’s “Rutherford Falls,” currently in its second season.

from The Treatment

Robin Thede is the creator and star of ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show,’ currently in its third season on HBO.

‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ creator and star Robin Thede on the easter eggs in every episode

Robin Thede is the creator and star of ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show,’ currently in its third season on HBO.

from The Treatment

House, disco, trip hop, oldies and all of the deep cuts in between.

SiLVA's playlist, May 27, 2022

House, disco, trip hop, oldies and all of the deep cuts in between.

from SiLVA

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, May 27, 2022

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

from FREAKS ONLY

The women who pioneered home economics knew that a better home life would improve society. Danielle Dreilinger documents them in her new book, “The Secret History of Home Economics.”

Beyond stirring and stitching: The women behind home economics

The women who pioneered home economics knew that a better home life would improve society. Danielle Dreilinger documents them in her new book, “The Secret History of Home Economics.”

from Good Food

Second generation chef Justin Pichetrungsi is fusing Thai and Mexican flavors, and using flowering yu choy in a new wok dish at Anajak.

Farmer's market find: Flowering yu choy for the perfect Thai wok dish

Second generation chef Justin Pichetrungsi is fusing Thai and Mexican flavors, and using flowering yu choy in a new wok dish at Anajak.

from Good Food

Australian chef Josh Niland would love home cooks to see fish as more than a sum of their fillets.

Scaling down the catch: Josh Niland on using every part of a fish

Australian chef Josh Niland would love home cooks to see fish as more than a sum of their fillets.

from Good Food

LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison goes on a quick road trip to Little Arabia in Anaheim for Yemeni cuisine. At House of Mandi, he recommends lamb stew served in a clay pot.

Heading to Anaheim with Bill Addison for Yemeni cuisine

LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison goes on a quick road trip to Little Arabia in Anaheim for Yemeni cuisine. At House of Mandi, he recommends lamb stew served in a clay pot.

from Good Food