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Wednesday was supposed to be the next January 6 insurrection hearing, but the U.S. House Select Committee postponed it due to Hurricane Ian threatening the Florida coast.

Wednesday was supposed to be the next January 6 insurrection hearing, but the U.S. House Select Committee postponed it due to Hurricane Ian threatening the Florida coast. What to expect when lawmakers reconvene?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

30,000 Section 8 housing vouchers hit LA. Will stigma disappear?

The City of LA will open the Section 8 housing voucher waitlist next month.

Will fewer parking spaces mean more affordable housing?

California developers can provide fewer parking spaces in new buildings located a half mile from major transit stops, thanks to Gov. Newsom recently signing AB 2097.

Fan of street cart fruit? CA vendors gain clearer path to legal permits

Health codes and food regulations used to be so complex that many vendors on California sidewalks and at beaches couldn’t get permits. It all changes thanks to Gov.

Wind turbines off CA coast? Big engineering feat generates anxiety

The Biden administration has chosen two sections off the California coast to build massive wind turbines, but environmentalists and commercial fishing groups are concerned.

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Tyler Boudreaux

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

Sep. 27 3 hr

FREAKS ONLY

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

Sep. 27 1 hr, 59 min

Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Sep. 27 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.

Sep. 26 2 hr, 59 min

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The City of LA will open the Section 8 housing voucher waitlist next month.

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Legendary new wave band Tears for Fears joins us at The Village Studios for a killer set spanning classics like “Mad World,” to standouts from their latest album, “The Tipping Point.”

from Live From

Philosopher Kieran Setiya offers a guide to navigating life’s hardships and living well.

from Life Examined

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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Bad Bunny’s latest music video focuses on Puerto Rico and its people’s ability to preserve amid chronic power outages five years after Hurricane Maria.

Reggaetonero Bad Bunny breaks down masculinity, uplifts Puerto Rico

Bad Bunny’s latest music video focuses on Puerto Rico and its people’s ability to preserve amid chronic power outages five years after Hurricane Maria.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Giorgia Meloni is likely to become Italy’s first female prime minister and the country’s first far-right leader since World War II. Her coalition won the most votes over the weekend.

Fascist Giorgia Meloni to lead Italy, could be out in 1 year, says historian

Giorgia Meloni is likely to become Italy’s first female prime minister and the country’s first far-right leader since World War II. Her coalition won the most votes over the weekend.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Legendary new wave band Tears for Fears joins us at The Village Studios for a killer set spanning classics like “Mad World,” to standouts from their latest album, “The Tipping Point.”

Tears for Fears: Live from The Village Studios

Legendary new wave band Tears for Fears joins us at The Village Studios for a killer set spanning classics like “Mad World,” to standouts from their latest album, “The Tipping Point.”

from Live From

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 28, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 28, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 28, 2022.

The first two rounds of the Tortilla Tournament – when 64 tortillas go to 32 go to our Suave 16 — always have great upsets, and more than a few entries that make great runs.

Tortilla Tournament week 3 update: Titans line up for an epic ¡Eso 8!

The first two rounds of the Tortilla Tournament – when 64 tortillas go to 32 go to our Suave 16 — always have great upsets, and more than a few entries that make great runs.

from Good Food

It’s been a while since Jessie Baylin shared a new album. “I had to write myself back into existence,” says Baylin.

Jessie Baylin: ‘Time Is A Healer’

It’s been a while since Jessie Baylin shared a new album. “I had to write myself back into existence,” says Baylin.

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, September 27, 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, September 27, 2022

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

from FREAKS ONLY

If you're buying your first home, we want to hear from you. What's the process been like, what kind of a home are you looking for, what are your biggest pain points?

First-time homebuyer? KCRW wants to hear your experience

If you're buying your first home, we want to hear from you. What's the process been like, what kind of a home are you looking for, what are your biggest pain points?

Sometimes black market dealers buy blocks of restaurant reservations. So some establishments now have memberships for booking ahead.

How to score a seat at a restaurant that’s always booked?

Sometimes black market dealers buy blocks of restaurant reservations. So some establishments now have memberships for booking ahead.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

America often thinks of itself as a hero during World War II. But its culpability during the Holocaust is the subject is a new PBS documentary.

US viewed Jews as ‘less worthy’ leading up to WWII, PBS film shows

America often thinks of itself as a hero during World War II. But its culpability during the Holocaust is the subject is a new PBS documentary.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs x Gabriels’ battle for the top re-heats with Santigold hot on their heels. Plus, The Comet Is Coming makes charting… cosmic.

KCRW’s Top 30: The Comet Is Coming, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Santigold

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs x Gabriels’ battle for the top re-heats with Santigold hot on their heels. Plus, The Comet Is Coming makes charting… cosmic.

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

Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist, September 27, 2022

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

The most effectively designed tortilla packages are ones that, like the best tortillas, feel homemade: bearing imperfections, yet full of panache, with a well-rounded quality that…

A wrap for the wrap: Some love for tortilla package design

The most effectively designed tortilla packages are ones that, like the best tortillas, feel homemade: bearing imperfections, yet full of panache, with a well-rounded quality that…

from Good Food

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 27, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 27, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 27, 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.

While on tour in the early 70s, guitarist Hank Swarn had been writing and collecting songs.

Shirley Nanette: ‘People Are Thinking’

While on tour in the early 70s, guitarist Hank Swarn had been writing and collecting songs.

from Today's Top Tune

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, September 26, 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