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In Huntington Beach, a debate is brewing over the construction of a desalination plant, which would convert salty seawater to drinkable water. The process is extensive and expensive.

In Huntington Beach, a debate is brewing over the construction of a desalination plant, which would convert salty seawater to drinkable water. The process is extensive and expensive.

from Greater LA

Kids could trigger another wave of COVID and the fall may be worse, says health professor

“Kids may catalyze another wave [of the epidemic]. If you think this is bad, the fall and winter may be worse.

Police reform debate elevates Black caucus chair Bass' profile as possible VP pick

California Rep. Karen Bass has been a key leader on issues of racial justice. Now some Democrats are boosting her to get the nod for Joe Biden's ticket.

Microsoft consults with Trump about ongoing talks to buy TikTok from Chinese firm

In its first public acknowledgement of a deal that could be worth in the billions of dollars, Microsoft said it is continuing talks with TikTok about a potential takeover of the hugely popular app.

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The Fink + Forty Show

Two of Berlin's most informed tastemakers take us on a weekly journey soundtracked by what is rocking the hippest city on earth right now.

Aug. 03 57 min

Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Aug. 03 2 hr, 43 min

Dan Wilcox

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

Aug. 02 2 hr

Henry Rollins

Henry Rollins hosts a mix of all kinds, from all over and all time.

Aug. 02 1 hr, 58 min

Aaron Byrd

A Global exploration of sounds.

Aug. 02 2 hr, 49 min

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Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and Dorian Warren talk about the state of negotiations for the next coronavirus relief package and how pro sports are successfully and not so successfully…

from Left, Right & Center

The restaurants on Santa Monica’s Main Street took a huge hit from the COVID-19 shutdown.

from Design and Architecture

It’s been 75 years since two atom bombs destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the world learned that nuclear weapons could annihilate civilization.

from To the Point

Aaron Byrd sits in for Anne with global exploration of sounds.

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It may seem steep to pay $225,000 for a 29-year-old video camera that doesn’t even work anymore.

The power and dangers of citizen videos, from Rodney King to George Floyd

It may seem steep to pay $225,000 for a 29-year-old video camera that doesn’t even work anymore.

from Greater LA

Churches nationwide have been hotspots for COVID-19. California policymakers have put in new rules to curb the spread, and churches are innovating to follow them. At    St.

How churches are trying to keep members healthy — physically and spiritually

Churches nationwide have been hotspots for COVID-19. California policymakers have put in new rules to curb the spread, and churches are innovating to follow them. At St.

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Examining Berlin’s impact as the world’s uncontested center of cool.

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Examining Berlin’s impact as the world’s uncontested center of cool.

from The Fink + Forty Show

In July, the Supreme Court upheld Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance’s subpoena of Trump’s tax returns.

Manhattan's district attorney suggests he’s investigating Trump for bank and insurance fraud

In July, the Supreme Court upheld Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance’s subpoena of Trump’s tax returns.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Music magazine Creem was a tastemaker for rock and roll during the 1970s. The publication built that reputation because it wasn't afraid to go after some of rock's sacred cows.

'Creem': New documentary about the 1970s rock and roll magazine

Music magazine Creem was a tastemaker for rock and roll during the 1970s. The publication built that reputation because it wasn't afraid to go after some of rock's sacred cows.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A recent   episode    of “Life Examined” looks at how Black Lives Matter began as a secular movement, but spirituality informed its fight for justice.   
  Melina Abdullah, co-founder…

Life Examined: Black Lives Matter as a spiritual movement

A recent episode of “Life Examined” looks at how Black Lives Matter began as a secular movement, but spirituality informed its fight for justice.  Melina Abdullah, co-founder…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Aaron Byrd sits in for Anne with global exploration of sounds.

Aaron Byrd guest hosts

Aaron Byrd sits in for Anne with global exploration of sounds.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 3, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 3, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 3, 2020.

The restaurants on Santa Monica’s Main Street took a huge hit from the COVID-19 shutdown.

City of Santa Monica lets restaurants serve in parking lanes, taking on the primacy of the automobile

The restaurants on Santa Monica’s Main Street took a huge hit from the COVID-19 shutdown.

from Design and Architecture

Penrose Records, an off-shoot of the celebrated Daptone sound, is about to usher in a new era of soul.

The Altons: ‘When You Go (That's When You'll Know)’

Penrose Records, an off-shoot of the celebrated Daptone sound, is about to usher in a new era of soul.

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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.

from Eclectic 24

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

Dan Wilcox's playlist, August 2, 2020

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

from Dan Wilcox

Hang in there and STAY FANATIC!!!

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Hang in there and STAY FANATIC!!!

from Henry Rollins

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.

from Eclectic 24

A Global Exploration of Sounds.

Sunday's Latest Show

A Global Exploration of Sounds.

from Aaron Byrd

Broken beats, soulful key chords, samples and sounds.

Sunday's Latest Show

Broken beats, soulful key chords, samples and sounds.

from Anthony Valadez

A new test offers some benefits, but also some risks, to finding out if you are at high risk for Alzheimer’s - a disease for which there are currently no good treatments available.

The state of Alzheimer Disease in America

A new test offers some benefits, but also some risks, to finding out if you are at high risk for Alzheimer’s - a disease for which there are currently no good treatments available.

from Second Opinion

This week the Metropolis mix features a new Moon Boots remix, the latest from Disclosure, Willaris K. remixed by Boys Noize, Caravan Palace, Tokimonsta, Faithless, and more!

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This week the Metropolis mix features a new Moon Boots remix, the latest from Disclosure, Willaris K. remixed by Boys Noize, Caravan Palace, Tokimonsta, Faithless, and more!

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