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In the kitchen of the Santa Barbara Rescue Mission — which provides meals, showers and beds to the city’s unhoused residents — a dozen men are deboning trays of turkeys.

In the kitchen of the Santa Barbara Rescue Mission — which provides meals, showers and beds to the city’s unhoused residents — a dozen men are deboning trays of turkeys.

from Greater LA

From potluck door drops to hospital shifts, how Angelenos are navigating Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving feeling a lot different this year, KCRW asked three Angelenos how they plan to safely celebrate the holiday.

Local ER doctor on why hospital workers are upset about the public’s behavior during COVID

Many people are feeling COVID fatigue. They’re fed up with having to stay inside and perhaps giving up their holidays with friends and family.

Why you shouldn’t delay getting a mammogram, colonoscopy or regular checkup during COVID pandemic

Because of COVID-19, about 40% of adults are canceling or postponing their regular medical appointments, according to the Centers for Disease Control .

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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.

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This Week on KCRW

Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca are likely a couple of weeks away from receiving FDA approval. Governor Gavin Newsom says the first vaccines could be administered before Christmas.

COVID vaccines are a few weeks away. What is LA County’s distribution plan?

Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca are likely a couple of weeks away from receiving FDA approval. Governor Gavin Newsom says the first vaccines could be administered before Christmas.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

"Doing things for others is enormously powerful to us and of course to others. I don't just mean like working in a food bank or a homeless shelter.

Give food, check in on a neighbor: Small acts of service can curb depression this pandemic Thanksgiving

"Doing things for others is enormously powerful to us and of course to others. I don't just mean like working in a food bank or a homeless shelter.

from KCRW Features

The nonprofit No Us Without You has been helping undocumented restaurant employees. They’re now serving more than 1,300 families.

Boyle Heights nonprofit feeds undocumented restaurant workers during pandemic Thanksgiving

The nonprofit No Us Without You has been helping undocumented restaurant employees. They’re now serving more than 1,300 families.

from KCRW Features

Orange County set a record on Monday with the most reported coronavirus cases it’s ever seen in a single day.

‘Viruses don't pay attention to economies or people's wishes.’ Gustavo Arellano on OC’s COVID surge

Orange County set a record on Monday with the most reported coronavirus cases it’s ever seen in a single day.

from Greater LA

This past weekend, four people were fatally shot in Los Angeles, including a 17-year-old boy killed while riding his bike.

LA reaches 300 homicides for the first time since 2009. What’s driving the numbers?

This past weekend, four people were fatally shot in Los Angeles, including a 17-year-old boy killed while riding his bike.

from Greater LA

Since the beginning of the pandemic, rats seem to be more prominent in every major city.

Ratpocalypse: COVID pandemic is causing a rat infestation

Since the beginning of the pandemic, rats seem to be more prominent in every major city.

from Greater LA

Despite repeated public health warnings, more Americans are expected to fly for Thanksgiving than any time since the pandemic started.

Passengers arriving in LA could be bringing COVID with them. How airport officials are handling risks

Despite repeated public health warnings, more Americans are expected to fly for Thanksgiving than any time since the pandemic started.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA announced more than 6,000 new COVID cases on Monday. That means the county has likely reached the benchmark to trigger another stay-at-home order.

Health care system could hit capacity next month during COVID surge, says LA DPH’s chief medical officer

LA announced more than 6,000 new COVID cases on Monday. That means the county has likely reached the benchmark to trigger another stay-at-home order.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We’ve heard a lot about the impact the pandemic has had on restaurants — and the challenges of adjusting to the new curfews and health orders.

‘Tacos will prevail’: How LA’s street vendors persevere in the time of COVID

We’ve heard a lot about the impact the pandemic has had on restaurants — and the challenges of adjusting to the new curfews and health orders.

from KCRW Features

A standing Thanksgiving tradition for Evan Kleiman is to confit turkey legs.

Thanksgiving recipe: Evan Kleiman’s Turkey leg confit

A standing Thanksgiving tradition for Evan Kleiman is to confit turkey legs.

from Good Food

"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.

Protecting the public v. infringing on individual rights during a pandemic

"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

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.

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.

from Greater LA

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…

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…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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.

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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Critics review “The Christmas Chronicles 2,” about Santa Claus and a teenager who try to save Christmas from a troublemaker who aims to cancel the holiday forever; “Happiest Season,” a…

‘Christmas Chronicles 2’ dives into holiday mythology in a big way, says critic

Critics review “The Christmas Chronicles 2,” about Santa Claus and a teenager who try to save Christmas from a troublemaker who aims to cancel the holiday forever; “Happiest Season,” a…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Fewer people at the dinner table this year means fewer people contributing sides, desserts, and drinks to the holiday feast.

Evan Kleiman’s tips on cooking for Thanksgiving and using leftovers

Fewer people at the dinner table this year means fewer people contributing sides, desserts, and drinks to the holiday feast.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 24, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 25, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 24, 2020.

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

Morning Becomes Eclectic's playlist, November 25, 2020

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Sister trio The Staves are back with a new album after a six year hiatus.

The Staves: ‘Good Woman’

Sister trio The Staves are back with a new album after a six year hiatus.

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