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"Under the Constitution, the government has the power that’s necessary to stop the spread of communicable disease,” says Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of UC Berkeley’s law school.

"Under the Constitution, the government has the power that’s necessary to stop the spread of communicable disease,” says Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of UC Berkeley’s law school.

from Greater LA

Why COVID fatigue makes it tough to see the virus as a common threat

Starting Wednesday night, LA County will require restaurants to stop outdoor dining, which local health officials have linked to an uptick in new coronavirus cases.

No more outdoor dining in LA for 3 weeks. ‘This was a bit of a body blow,’ says Salt Creek Grille owner

Greg Amsler says his restaurant must undergo its second round of layoffs, which means 10-15% of employees will be left, and those who previously lost their jobs used most of their…

New documentary explores Frank Zappa’s complexity as a father, musician and activist

Frank Zappa was the sardonic anti-hero of LA’s music scene in the 1960s. He was a relentless workaholic when rock stars were laid back.

‘The near-term future is set, and it looks disastrous.’ Hospitals inch toward capacity during COVID

As coronavirus cases surge nationwide, hospitals are running dangerously close to capacity. Santa Clara County announced over the weekend they could be overwhelmed in three weeks.

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Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Nov. 23 2 hr, 49 min

The Lab

A roundtable of music experts.

Nov. 22 2 hr

Jeremy Sole

A sonic trip through the past, present and future of roots music.

Nov. 22 1 hr, 59 min

Dan Wilcox

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

Nov. 22 1 hr, 55 min

Raul Campos

Soulful grooves and fresh remixes from Latin rhythms to indie rock.

Nov. 22 2 hr, 49 min

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Josh Barro and Ken White catch us up on Sidney Powell’s status on President Trump’s legal team. And what’s going on with the Trump campaign’s lawsuit in Pennsylvania?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Fanatic! I hope you have been well. Interesting week of news and other bummer turbulence. Keep listening to music and stay safe!

from Henry Rollins

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Keli Goff, Tim Carney and Christine Emba talk about the fact that almost three weeks after the election, President Trump continues to subvert his clear loss and its effect on our…

from Left, Right & Center

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You can take the man out of Kentucky, but you can’t take Kentucky out of the man.

Sturgill Simpson: ‘I Don’t Mind’

You can take the man out of Kentucky, but you can’t take Kentucky out of the man.

from Today's Top Tune

KCRW's all-music channel Eclectic24, blending the collected talents and tastes of KCRW's DJs into a single voice. Free music streaming 24/7 at KCRW.com.

Eclectic 24

KCRW's all-music channel Eclectic24, blending the collected talents and tastes of KCRW's DJs into a single voice. Free music streaming 24/7 at KCRW.com.

from Eclectic 24

COVID-19 continues to surge uncontrolled across the country and hospitals are stretched thin. Rural, sparsely populated states are bearing the brunt of the pandemic.

Vermont schools and businesses are open. How the tiny New England state tamed COVID

COVID-19 continues to surge uncontrolled across the country and hospitals are stretched thin. Rural, sparsely populated states are bearing the brunt of the pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In Pennsylvania, a judge on Saturday threw out the Trump campaign’s effort claiming widespread problems with mail-in votes in the state and that some 7 million votes should be tossed.

Trump campaign has lost or withdrawn about 30 legal challenges to election 2020 results

In Pennsylvania, a judge on Saturday threw out the Trump campaign’s effort claiming widespread problems with mail-in votes in the state and that some 7 million votes should be tossed.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When Kansas issued a mask mandate, 81 counties opted out. Researchers found coronavirus infection rates rose sharply in the opt-out counties, while falling in those that required masks.

Mask mandates work to slow spread of coronavirus, Kansas study finds

When Kansas issued a mask mandate, 81 counties opted out. Researchers found coronavirus infection rates rose sharply in the opt-out counties, while falling in those that required masks.

from NPR

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 23, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 23, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 23, 2020.

Josh Barro and Ken White catch us up on Sidney Powell’s status on President Trump’s legal team. And what’s going on with the Trump campaign’s lawsuit in Pennsylvania?

Practicing law on her own

Josh Barro and Ken White catch us up on Sidney Powell’s status on President Trump’s legal team. And what’s going on with the Trump campaign’s lawsuit in Pennsylvania?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

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

Morning Becomes Eclectic's playlist, November 23, 2020

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Beau’s “Dance With Me” is a pandemic love letter to downtown NYC nightlife and how much it’s missed.

Beau: ‘Dance With Me’

Beau’s “Dance With Me” is a pandemic love letter to downtown NYC nightlife and how much it’s missed.

from Today's Top Tune

Listen to Scott Dallavo's latest show.

Scott Dallavo's playlist, November 22, 2020

Listen to Scott Dallavo's latest show.

from The Lab

Jeremy Sole hosts a sonic trip through the past, present and future of Roots music. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

Jeremy Sole's playlist, November 22, 2020

Jeremy Sole hosts a sonic trip through the past, present and future of Roots music. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

from Jeremy Sole

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

Dan Wilcox's playlist, November 22, 2020

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

from Dan Wilcox

Novena Carmel, your neighbor with the flavor, serves up a fresh sample platter of timely and timeless soul, global funk, and tasty multi-genre grooves, old and new.

Novena Carmel's playlist, November 22, 2020

Novena Carmel, your neighbor with the flavor, serves up a fresh sample platter of timely and timeless soul, global funk, and tasty multi-genre grooves, old and new.

from Novena Carmel

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, November 22, 2020

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

While they may not be scientific, gut feelings can often be right.

Gut Feelings

While they may not be scientific, gut feelings can often be right.

from Second Opinion

Fanatic! I hope you have been well. Interesting week of news and other bummer turbulence. Keep listening to music and stay safe!

KCRW Broadcast 608

Fanatic! I hope you have been well. Interesting week of news and other bummer turbulence. Keep listening to music and stay safe!

from Henry Rollins

Metropolis playlist, November 21, 2020.

Metropolis playlist, November 21, 2020

Metropolis playlist, November 21, 2020.

from Metropolis

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

Dan Wilcox's playlist, November 21, 2020

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

from Dan Wilcox