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Ana Dolores Vasquez was a mother who devoted her life to caring for a son with a disability. She died of COVID-19 in December 2020.

Ana Dolores Vasquez was a mother who devoted her life to caring for a son with a disability. She died of COVID-19 in December 2020.

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Let KCRW know: Are you fully vaccinated? How are you living differently?

If you're vaccinated, are you hugging loved ones again, starting to plan trips, feel less anxiety when entering grocery stores? Let us know.

Should California reopen schools soon? Opinions differ among teachers, parents, sports coach

Governor Gavin Newsom today signed a bill that sets aside nearly $7 billion for schools that reopen for in-person instruction by the end of March.

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Hydrogen fuel cell v. electric cars: What the industry might look like when California bans new gas cars

With California banning the sale of new gas cars starting in 2035, drivers will have to seek alternatives. The two main options are electric vehicles (EVs) and hydrogen fuel cell cars.

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Today on Morning Becomes Eclectic, we got the rump shaking gems to help kick off your weekend with new releases from St.

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Josh Barro talks with Megan McArdle and Christine Emba about the decision to end mask mandates in certain states as vaccination continues, covid relief and stimulus payments, the…

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It's Monday! Start with week off with Anthony and Novena as they spin some tunes. Grab your morning coffee or tea.

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In sprawling Southern California, known for its car culture, it seems like there’s a gas station on every corner. But that might not be true much longer.

California will ban new gas cars starting in 2035. Gas station owners worry about their livelihoods

In sprawling Southern California, known for its car culture, it seems like there’s a gas station on every corner. But that might not be true much longer.

from Greater LA

All week, KCRW is sharing remembrances of some of the lives lost to COVID-19, as told by the people who loved them.

Honoring COVID lives lost: Sheri Walker, a free spirit and music lover

All week, KCRW is sharing remembrances of some of the lives lost to COVID-19, as told by the people who loved them.

from Greater LA

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky today announced that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can gather in small groups indoors without wearing masks.

Can kids hug their fully vaccinated grandparents? CDC issues new rules for people who’ve gotten COVID shots

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky today announced that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can gather in small groups indoors without wearing masks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Around 17 million Americans tuned in on Sunday night to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s two-hour sit-down interview with Oprah Winfrey in their new neighborhood of Montecito.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s interview with Oprah: How the media spectacle played out

Around 17 million Americans tuned in on Sunday night to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s two-hour sit-down interview with Oprah Winfrey in their new neighborhood of Montecito.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In January, Governor Gavin Newsom announced big plans to have Blue Shield of California oversee the state’s vaccination program by the end of March.

Many counties oppose Gov. Newsom’s plan to let Blue Shield run California’s COVID vaccine program

In January, Governor Gavin Newsom announced big plans to have Blue Shield of California oversee the state’s vaccination program by the end of March.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat’s blend of graffiti and sketches became popular in the early 1980s. He was influenced by politics, race, and music.

Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat’s ties to jazz and hip-hop, as told by ‘Notorious PhD’ in new Broad exhibit

Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat’s blend of graffiti and sketches became popular in the early 1980s. He was influenced by politics, race, and music.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Aside from the coronavirus pandemic, no news story dominated the past year more than the reckoning with systemic racism after the death of George Floyd.

Derek Chauvin’s trial begins this week, Eric Swalwell sues Trump over Capitol insurrection

Aside from the coronavirus pandemic, no news story dominated the past year more than the reckoning with systemic racism after the death of George Floyd.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It's Monday! Start with week off with Anthony and Novena as they spin some tunes. Grab your morning coffee or tea.

It's Monday! Grab your morning coffee or tea and start with week off with Anthony and Novena

It's Monday! Start with week off with Anthony and Novena as they spin some tunes. Grab your morning coffee or tea.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for March 8, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for March 8, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for March 8, 2021.

Welcome to International Women’s Day. Let’s drop the needle on a track from Lake Street Dive’s latest album, “Obviously.”

Lake Street Dive: ‘Being A Woman’

Welcome to International Women’s Day. Let’s drop the needle on a track from Lake Street Dive’s latest album, “Obviously.”

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Cosmic breaks, cinematic soundscapes and ethereal outtakes, dipping and weaving between the folds.

John Moses's playlist, March 7, 2021

Cosmic breaks, cinematic soundscapes and ethereal outtakes, dipping and weaving between the folds.

from The Lab

An infectious harmony of varied sounds and melodies that bridge cultures and genres.

José Galván's playlist, March 7, 2021

An infectious harmony of varied sounds and melodies that bridge cultures and genres.

from José Galván

Featuring selections that range from carefully curated music from around the world with unique gems and quality tracks that will satisfy the needs of even the most discerning music…

Jason Kramer's playlist, March 7, 2021

Featuring selections that range from carefully curated music from around the world with unique gems and quality tracks that will satisfy the needs of even the most discerning music…

from Jason Kramer

Chris Douridas hosts a far-reaching assortment of the best new music from all around the globe. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

Chris Douridas' playlist, March 7, 2021

Chris Douridas hosts a far-reaching assortment of the best new music from all around the globe. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

from Chris Douridas

A Global Exploration of Sounds.

Aaron Byrd's playlist, March 7, 2021

A Global Exploration of Sounds.

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Why is that results from drug research studies are so much rosier than the experience using those same drugs in the real world?

Accuracy of newly approved cancer drugs

Why is that results from drug research studies are so much rosier than the experience using those same drugs in the real world?

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Fanatic! Our first show of Fanatic Spring. We have a different calendar here and start in March! That's it! Let's go!

KCRW Broadcast 623

Fanatic! Our first show of Fanatic Spring. We have a different calendar here and start in March! That's it! Let's go!

from Henry Rollins

Metropolis playlist, March 6, 2021.

Metropolis playlist, March 6, 2021

Metropolis playlist, March 6, 2021.

from Metropolis

Featuring selections that range from carefully curated music from around the world with unique gems and quality tracks that will satisfy the needs of even the most discerning music…

Jason Kramer's playlist, March 6, 2021

Featuring selections that range from carefully curated music from around the world with unique gems and quality tracks that will satisfy the needs of even the most discerning music…

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