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Lindsey Horvath is the youngest woman ever elected to LA County’s Board of Supervisors, replacing Sheila Kuehl. She’ll be the only renter and millennial among her colleagues there.

Lindsey Horvath is the youngest woman ever elected to LA County’s Board of Supervisors, replacing Sheila Kuehl. She’ll be the only renter and millennial among her colleagues there.

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LA mixes diversity and youth into international perfume industry

The perfume industry is moving away from its commercial French roots to something a little more LA: more diverse, accessible, and artistic.

Lions, dragonflies, fruit flies: Climate change is altering their mating behavior

Traits and attributes that animals find appealing may not make sense in a warming world, such as a lion’s dark and bushy mane or a peacock’s picturesque plumage.

Haiti faces dire violence and hunger. Is foreign security aid the only option left?

Haiti is unraveling amid escalating gang violence and a growing humanitarian crisis. The Biden administration is considering sending a multinational armed force there.

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Decades ago, a legendary local soccer team called Hollywood United brought together expats from Europe, including rock musicians, movie actors, and even Milli Vanilli.

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Fanatic! Happy Saturday to you.

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Metropolis playlist November 26, 2022.

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Fresh off a week away, Novena and Anthony are back to greet the sunrise, celebrate Brazilian legend Erasmo Carlos, and give you a shot at tickets for The Smile.

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The University of California has reached a tentative deal with striking workers on higher wages and cost-of-living increases. But other demands have yet to be met.

UC strike continues. How could final exams and national grants be affected?

The University of California has reached a tentative deal with striking workers on higher wages and cost-of-living increases. But other demands have yet to be met.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Nancy Pelosi says she’ll bring a bill to the House floor on Wednesday to force a deal to prevent a massive railroad worker strike.

US rail workers don’t get sick days. What happens to economy if they strike?

Nancy Pelosi says she’ll bring a bill to the House floor on Wednesday to force a deal to prevent a massive railroad worker strike.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Rex Richardson will be Long Beach’s first Black mayor. He wants to make the city a model for addressing housing, homelessness, and public safety.

Rex Richardson: Long Beach must renew its commitment to residents

Rex Richardson will be Long Beach’s first Black mayor. He wants to make the city a model for addressing housing, homelessness, and public safety.

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Decades ago, a legendary local soccer team called Hollywood United brought together expats from Europe, including rock musicians, movie actors, and even Milli Vanilli.

Local Brit ex-pats reflect on old soccer team of average joes, celebrities

Decades ago, a legendary local soccer team called Hollywood United brought together expats from Europe, including rock musicians, movie actors, and even Milli Vanilli.

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Two art shows in LA might look like your kitchen after Thanksgiving. One features decaying ceramic fruits and vegetables, the other has topsy-turvy flower arrangements.

‘The Fruit Vendor,’ ‘Arrangements’: LA art shows dig into power of perception

Two art shows in LA might look like your kitchen after Thanksgiving. One features decaying ceramic fruits and vegetables, the other has topsy-turvy flower arrangements.

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In her new memoir “Uphill,” journalist Jemele Hill recounts her high-profile departure from ESPN, and growing up poor in Detroit to a single mother.

Jemele Hill on journalistic responsibility around race, lack of support at ESPN

In her new memoir “Uphill,” journalist Jemele Hill recounts her high-profile departure from ESPN, and growing up poor in Detroit to a single mother.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries has been elected as the next Democratic leader in the U.S. House. He'll be the first Black man to lead a major party in Congress.

What to expect from Hakeem Jeffries as House minority leader?

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries has been elected as the next Democratic leader in the U.S. House. He'll be the first Black man to lead a major party in Congress.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” made $13 million during its limited one-week run in theaters. Netflix plans to stream the film starting December 23.

Did Netflix leave millions on table with limited ‘Glass Onion’ run?

“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” made $13 million during its limited one-week run in theaters. Netflix plans to stream the film starting December 23.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Shuggie Otis’ birthday inspiration, Dionne Warwick slays, and Metronomy gets an avant-pop makeover.

MBE Nov. 30: Shuggie Otis, Dionne Warwick, classical x techno

Shuggie Otis’ birthday inspiration, Dionne Warwick slays, and Metronomy gets an avant-pop makeover.

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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 30, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 30, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 30, 2022.

A love song that knows no gender, “Mi Manera De Querer” was the last track Mexican mega-star Natalia LaFourcade wrote for her new album, “De Todas Las Flores.”

Natalia LaFourcade: ‘Mi Manera de Querer’

A love song that knows no gender, “Mi Manera De Querer” was the last track Mexican mega-star Natalia LaFourcade wrote for her new album, “De Todas Las Flores.”

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Music to make you feel.

Francesca Harding's playlist, November 29, 2022

Music to make you feel.

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, November 29, 2022

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

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Oscar Award-winning singer, dancer, and actress Irene Cara died at age 63 on November 25. She’s best known for her songs “Fame” and “Flashdance.”

Irene Cara reached musical stardom but was blacklisted for speaking up

Oscar Award-winning singer, dancer, and actress Irene Cara died at age 63 on November 25. She’s best known for her songs “Fame” and “Flashdance.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Audible’s “Fade” follows a Latina novelist who lands her first job in a Hollywood writers’ room, then learns she’s a diversity hire, and her only office friend is the janitor.

‘All you have is your voice’: ‘Fade’ explores TV writers’ room culture clash

Audible’s “Fade” follows a Latina novelist who lands her first job in a Hollywood writers’ room, then learns she’s a diversity hire, and her only office friend is the janitor.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Giving Tuesday gives so good with a duendita’s latest, Paul Chin x Madison McFerrin, and your chance at free tix to check out Leikeli47.

MBE Nov. 29: Get into Giving Tuesday with remixes, demos, and Leikeli47 tix

Giving Tuesday gives so good with a duendita’s latest, Paul Chin x Madison McFerrin, and your chance at free tix to check out Leikeli47.

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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 29, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 29, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 29, 2022.

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Giving Tuesday is a global day of unity and giving when we come together to uplift nonprofit organizations that enrich our lives. We hope you choose KCRW for your donation today.

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Giving Tuesday is a global day of unity and giving when we come together to uplift nonprofit organizations that enrich our lives. We hope you choose KCRW for your donation today.

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