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The remains of hundreds of bodies, most of indigenous children, were discovered in Canada recently.

The remains of hundreds of bodies, most of indigenous children, were discovered in Canada recently. They were found at the site of boarding schools run by the Catholic Church in the 19th and 20th centuries.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

What Has Silicon Valley Done to Our Food?

In a new book, journalist Larissa Zimberoff examines how companies have changed the way we eat in the name of climate change without always considering their products’ health impacts.

Sofi Tukker x Amadou & Mariam: ‘Mon Cheri’

A cross-continent, cross-genre collaboration between Bomako-born artists Amadou & Mariam and dance floor duo Sofi Tukker transcends barriers with singing in Portuguese, Bambara, and…

Halo-halo, sno-balls, paletas: Try these frozen treats in LA

Ice cream lovers: here’s a challenge for you this summer. Break out of your comfort zone and try a new frozen treat.

Blue Herons and shopping carts: The LA River, where nature and urban life collide

What do you think of when you think of the LA River? A big concrete drainage ditch?

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Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the first Capitol riot defendant to be sentenced, Ukrainian oligarchs, Bolton’s off the hook for his book and the Trump Organization sues New York…

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Writer, director, and author Andrew McCarthy on the freedom of ‘Weekend At Bernie’s’

from The Treatment

Fanatic! I hope you had a great week. We have, once again gathered a group of tunes that we hope you will enjoy immensely. I hope you got a chance to order the Dischord box set.

from Henry Rollins

We don’t throw this phrase around too loosely, but hip-hop breakout Genesis Owusu is a true one-of-a-kind artist.

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For many people, leaving their enclave in sunny SoCal for Europe is totally out of reach.

Greece, the UK, Germany, Italy all right in your backyard

For many people, leaving their enclave in sunny SoCal for Europe is totally out of reach.

from Greater LA

Joshua Cohen speaks about “The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor And Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in the History of a Very Famous Family,” his new book that’s funny and tragic at…

Joshua Cohen: 'The Netanyahus'

Joshua Cohen speaks about “The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor And Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in the History of a Very Famous Family,” his new book that’s funny and tragic at…

from Bookworm

Did you know California has had 6 state capitals in its history? Actually, seven, if you count both times Sacramento has held the distinction.

Joe Mathews: Who needs a capital? Let’s keep California lawmakers close to home

Did you know California has had 6 state capitals in its history? Actually, seven, if you count both times Sacramento has held the distinction.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

It’s safe to say that for many people, high school sex education can lead to more confusion about sex, rather than answers.

New documentary ‘A Sexplanation’ focuses on reducing the stigma of sex education

It’s safe to say that for many people, high school sex education can lead to more confusion about sex, rather than answers.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When planning this week’s show, I knew I had to focus on guacamole. And if we were going to cover the famed avocado dish, I was about curious people’s favorites. Why?

Bar Ama, Petty Cash, El Compadre: Where to find LA’s favorite guacamole spots

When planning this week’s show, I knew I had to focus on guacamole. And if we were going to cover the famed avocado dish, I was about curious people’s favorites. Why?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Southern California has long been the center of New Age culture in America. Communities embraced techniques such as yoga, reiki, and meditation.

SoCal is known for its wellness culture. Turns out it’s also a hotbed for Q-Anon

Southern California has long been the center of New Age culture in America. Communities embraced techniques such as yoga, reiki, and meditation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Pop star Britney Spears spoke in court on Wednesday, pleading with the judge to end the legal conservatorship she’s been under for 13 years.

Britney Spears’ conservatorship case pushes CA lawmakers to revamp state laws

Pop star Britney Spears spoke in court on Wednesday, pleading with the judge to end the legal conservatorship she’s been under for 13 years.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We have selections just for you including a sensual, bilingual, new single from The Marias from their debut album dropping this Friday.

New music from The Marias, Marlayna, and so much more!

We have selections just for you including a sensual, bilingual, new single from The Marias from their debut album dropping this Friday.

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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 24, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 24, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 24, 2021.

COVID-19 took a particular toll on theaters and venues, forcing them to shutter for more than a year.

Actor and activist Danny Glover supports CA measure looking to ‘save the performing arts’

COVID-19 took a particular toll on theaters and venues, forcing them to shutter for more than a year.

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“I want to end the conservatorship ma’am,” pop star Britney Spears told a judge at her latest conservatorship hearing Wednesday in Downtown Los Angeles.

‘It’s disgusting’: Britney Spears breaks silence, backing up #FreeBritney allegations of conservatorship abuse

“I want to end the conservatorship ma’am,” pop star Britney Spears told a judge at her latest conservatorship hearing Wednesday in Downtown Los Angeles.

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Trans artist Yndi ditched her former moniker, Dream Koala, and threw herself into writing her album “Noir Brésil.”

Yndi: ‘Noir Brésil’

Trans artist Yndi ditched her former moniker, Dream Koala, and threw herself into writing her album “Noir Brésil.”

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, June 23, 2021

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

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Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the first Capitol riot defendant to be sentenced, Ukrainian oligarchs, Bolton’s off the hook for his book and the Trump Organization sues New York…

"What the Fuks?"

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the first Capitol riot defendant to be sentenced, Ukrainian oligarchs, Bolton’s off the hook for his book and the Trump Organization sues New York…

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Last year, unhoused people pitched more than 80 tents next to a jogging path beside the Penmar Golf Course near Venice Beach. It drew complaints from nearby residents.

LA cleared a homeless camp near Venice and deemed it a success. Was it?

Last year, unhoused people pitched more than 80 tents next to a jogging path beside the Penmar Golf Course near Venice Beach. It drew complaints from nearby residents.

from Greater LA

Many Southern Californians found refuge in the woods during the pandemic. Some took strolls through their neighborhood park or hiked into their local national forest.

Have you hit the trails this year? Give back by joining a trail crew

Many Southern Californians found refuge in the woods during the pandemic. Some took strolls through their neighborhood park or hiked into their local national forest.

from Greater LA

A team of 42 students from The Archer School for Girls in Los Angeles have been working on a solution to a real-life problem: how to prevent wildfires from destroying homes.

High school students invent automated sprinkler system to fight wildfires

A team of 42 students from The Archer School for Girls in Los Angeles have been working on a solution to a real-life problem: how to prevent wildfires from destroying homes.

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