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Clinical Psychologist Julia Rucklidge discusses the role of nutrition in treating and preventing mental health disorders.

Clinical Psychologist Julia Rucklidge discusses the role of nutrition in treating and preventing mental health disorders. Author Michael Moss talks about how food is being designed to keep us wanting more.

from Life Examined

LGBTQ intimate partner violence: Institute boosts visibility of survivors

A new institute addresses intimate partner violence in the queer community. It’s a collaboration between the LA LGBT Center and national anti-violence groups.

Ending opioid overdoses: Tools exist, we aren’t using them

Opioid overdoses are a public health crisis — but largely ignored. One LA-based group aims to change that by making Narcan and fentanyl test strips accessible to all.

Will DeSantis’ handling of Hurricane Ian help his potential presidential bid?

Panelists discuss Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ response to Hurricane Ian, the feminist protests sweeping Iran, and the potential consequences of the upcoming Supreme Court docket.

Hotter, more humid, but cleaner: How LA’s air has changed

LA is on average more than 4 degrees Fahrenheit hotter than it was in the 19th century.

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Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Sep. 30 2 hr, 52 min

FREAKS ONLY

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

Sep. 29 1 hr, 59 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. 28 3 hr

Tyler Boudreaux

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

Sep. 27 3 hr

LeRoy Downs

A varied sonic experience to jazz, blending music, style, and culture.

Sep. 25 2 hr

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

from Greater LA

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

Fanatic! I’m sitting on the tour bus in Fort Smith AR. We actually had some fall weather for a few days but that’s over with and we’re back into the heat.

from Henry Rollins

Metropolis playlist September 24, 2022.

from Metropolis

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Jaime Jarrín has been the Spanish language voice for the Dodgers over the last 64 years. He’s called thousands of games, and his retirement comes at the end of this season.

After Dodgers retirement, Jaime Jarrín will focus on getting kids to college

Jaime Jarrín has been the Spanish language voice for the Dodgers over the last 64 years. He’s called thousands of games, and his retirement comes at the end of this season.

from Greater LA

Today nearly 60% of NFL players are Black, only three head coaches are Black, and zero team owners are Black, according to a Washington Post investigation.

NFL lacks diversity because owners don’t hold themselves accountable?

Today nearly 60% of NFL players are Black, only three head coaches are Black, and zero team owners are Black, according to a Washington Post investigation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed a bill that would make it easier for farmworkers to form unions, though he originally opposed it.

Can farmworkers unionize without deportation threat? New law aims to make it so

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed a bill that would make it easier for farmworkers to form unions, though he originally opposed it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA post-punks Automatic hit legendary Apogee Studio for a muscular performance engineered by recording great Bob Clearmountain.

Automatic: KCRW Live from Apogee Studio

LA post-punks Automatic hit legendary Apogee Studio for a muscular performance engineered by recording great Bob Clearmountain.

from Live From

For years, the government has offered incentives to help people purchase electric cars.

$15,000 rebates: Enough to make CA drivers go electric?

For years, the government has offered incentives to help people purchase electric cars.

from Greater LA

The founders of ChargerHelp! want to repair the nation’s electric vehicle charging stations while bringing equity to the workplace.

Need to fix EV charger? Get help from women startup founders

The founders of ChargerHelp! want to repair the nation’s electric vehicle charging stations while bringing equity to the workplace.

from Greater LA

In the new exhibition “Promised Land,” artist Patrick Martinez uses landscape paintings to reflect on a changing LA and how his family life fits into it.

‘Promised Land’: Painter Patrick Martinez tracks LA’s changing landscape

In the new exhibition “Promised Land,” artist Patrick Martinez uses landscape paintings to reflect on a changing LA and how his family life fits into it.

from Greater LA

Music to make you feel.

Francesca Harding's playlist, September 30, 2022

Music to make you feel.

from Francesca Harding

Deatra Cohen and Adam Siegel penned a definitive guide to the medicinal plant knowledge of Ashkenazi herbal healers, from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.

Exploring Jewish folklore traditions

Deatra Cohen and Adam Siegel penned a definitive guide to the medicinal plant knowledge of Ashkenazi herbal healers, from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.

from Good Food

Gustavo Arellano gears up for the fifth consecutive Great Tortilla Tournament, breaking down brackets and the faceoff between corn and flour.

Breaking down the brackets for Gustavo’s Great Tortilla Tournament

Gustavo Arellano gears up for the fifth consecutive Great Tortilla Tournament, breaking down brackets and the faceoff between corn and flour.

from Good Food

Lincoln Heights establishment Benny Boy Brewing is making a Basque cider and other fruited fermentations.

Basque-style cider crops up at Lincoln Heights brewery

Lincoln Heights establishment Benny Boy Brewing is making a Basque cider and other fruited fermentations.

from Good Food

Mike Cirone brings apples down from See Canyon which baker Emily Eversman shops for at the farmer’s market.

High temperatures literally cooked apples on the tree this season

Mike Cirone brings apples down from See Canyon which baker Emily Eversman shops for at the farmer’s market.

from Good Food

Carrying on a legacy, Alexis Navarette recalls working on the weekends as a kid and connecting with the culture of his parents’ South LA restaurant.

‘In the Weeds’ with Alexis Navarette of La Flor Blanca Salvadoreña

Carrying on a legacy, Alexis Navarette recalls working on the weekends as a kid and connecting with the culture of his parents’ South LA restaurant.

from Good Food

Rare apple hunter Tom Brown, who's been crisscrossing his native North Carolina and beyond, is on a mission to find and save America's rare apples.

Modern-day Johnny Appleseed searches for rare varieties

Rare apple hunter Tom Brown, who's been crisscrossing his native North Carolina and beyond, is on a mission to find and save America's rare apples.

from Good Food

In light of competition from other streaming services, Netflix has adjusted its business model.Will they need to make more changes to survive?

Original content saturation forces Netflix to morph, cut spending

In light of competition from other streaming services, Netflix has adjusted its business model.Will they need to make more changes to survive?

from The Business

Former scientologist Mike Rinder discusses the dark and dystopian truths to the organization he served for almost 50 years in his memoir “A Billion Years.”

Mike Rinder’s ‘A Billion Years’ memoir details the dark truths of Scientology

Former scientologist Mike Rinder discusses the dark and dystopian truths to the organization he served for almost 50 years in his memoir “A Billion Years.”

from The Business

Each week throughout the 2022 Tortilla Tournament of Champions, judge Gustavo Arellano will take your most burning (but never burnt) tortilla questions.

¡Ask a tortilla expert! How can my restaurant buy better tortillas?

Each week throughout the 2022 Tortilla Tournament of Champions, judge Gustavo Arellano will take your most burning (but never burnt) tortilla questions.

from Good Food

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews.

Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist, September 30, 2022

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic