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With every strawberry that doesn’t get eaten comes the wasted water to grow it, the wasted gas to transport it, the methane it emits while it rots, and crowded landfills.

With every strawberry that doesn’t get eaten comes the wasted water to grow it, the wasted gas to transport it, the methane it emits while it rots, and crowded landfills.

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How garden-oriented schools turn kids into environmental leaders

In recent years, new schools have popped up across Los Angeles, offering kids a chance to learn about growing food, minimizing waste, and everything in between.

Nail salon and barbershop owners in SoCal have struggled to pay bills. Now their businesses can reopen

“We used to work long hours and six days a week. Now we only work three. There aren’t any customers either, because the customers are the same as us.

Delicious is our Trojan horse to fix the broken food world

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Simple Feast is LA’s new meal kit service that aims to heal the planet through delicious food.

CDC says schools might be able to reopen, but LAUSD sees no end in sight for virtual learning

The CDC released a new study that shows little spread of COVID if masks, social distancing and proper sanitation are enforced.

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President Donald Trump’s term has come to a fateful end. Now, some are wondering what an America under Joe Biden’s administration will look like.

from KCRW Features

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Fanatic! I hope the week was good and safe. We have a great show lined up for you. A lot of new jams.

from Henry Rollins

Where were you when you heard about Kobe Bryant’s death? KCRW’s Anthony Valadez shares what it was like to be on the air during that difficult day

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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In the age of Zoom, some people may be self-conscious about what their rooms say about them. That bookshelf in the background better be stocked with Shakespeare and classic literature.

Professionals can help curate your bookshelves so you look more erudite on Zoom

In the age of Zoom, some people may be self-conscious about what their rooms say about them. That bookshelf in the background better be stocked with Shakespeare and classic literature.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday canceled the statewide stay-at-home order he put in place last month because of surging COVID-19 cases.

California restaurants can restart outdoor dining soon. Epidemiologist weighs in on whether it’s safe

Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday canceled the statewide stay-at-home order he put in place last month because of surging COVID-19 cases.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Masks have become a critical part of our daily routine. Every time we leave the house, we have to go through the mental checklist: wallet, keys, phone, mask(s).

Should Californians change what masks they wear — and how — with new COVID variants circulating?

Masks have become a critical part of our daily routine. Every time we leave the house, we have to go through the mental checklist: wallet, keys, phone, mask(s).

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Biden recently signed executive orders on racial equity. He called for the Department of Housing and Urban Development to examine its policies around housing discrimination.

What racial equity in America may look like under President Biden

President Biden recently signed executive orders on racial equity. He called for the Department of Housing and Urban Development to examine its policies around housing discrimination.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In the 1980 film “ 9 to 5 ,” Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin portrayed three office workers who were constantly degraded by their male co-workers.

‘9to5’ documentary: 10 Boston secretaries started a movement for women’s workplace rights

In the 1980 film “ 9 to 5 ,” Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin portrayed three office workers who were constantly degraded by their male co-workers.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In just a few weeks, the newest exploration device that’ll traverse the surface of Mars will make its debut on the red planet.

Mars rover Perseverance will soon touch down to explore

In just a few weeks, the newest exploration device that’ll traverse the surface of Mars will make its debut on the red planet.

from Greater LA

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 27, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 27, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 27, 2021.

“Orion From The Street” is a hazy heady prelude to a new studio album by Field Music.

Field Music: ‘Orion From The Street’

“Orion From The Street” is a hazy heady prelude to a new studio album by Field Music.

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

Morning Becomes Eclectic's playlist, January 27, 2021

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, January 26, 2021

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

from Travis Holcombe

Netflix’s “Bridgerton” is one of the most popular shows right now. In less than a month, more than 60 million homes streamed it. A second season is in the works.

‘Bridgerton’ gains big fan base with opulent sets, stunning gowns, and a multiracial cast

Netflix’s “Bridgerton” is one of the most popular shows right now. In less than a month, more than 60 million homes streamed it. A second season is in the works.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA Metro is expecting almost $300 million more in revenue than it expected, thanks to sales tax money.

LA Metro has more money than expected. Where should it go?

LA Metro is expecting almost $300 million more in revenue than it expected, thanks to sales tax money.

from Greater LA

A year ago today, a helicopter crashed into a hillside in Calabasas, killing Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna (aka Gigi), along with seven other…

LA artists keep Kobe Bryant’s image and legacy alive

A year ago today, a helicopter crashed into a hillside in Calabasas, killing Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna (aka Gigi), along with seven other…

from Greater LA

As Gov. Gavin Newsom is lifting the statewide stay-at-home order, KCRW hears from two business owners about how they’re preparing to reopen.

As California reopens, salon workers excitedly rip off ‘closed’ signs, restaurant phone rings off the hook for reservations

As Gov. Gavin Newsom is lifting the statewide stay-at-home order, KCRW hears from two business owners about how they’re preparing to reopen.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

If you’re frustrated with the coronavirus vaccine rollout in California, it’s going even slower in most other parts of the world.

What it will take to vaccinate the world's poorest countries

If you’re frustrated with the coronavirus vaccine rollout in California, it’s going even slower in most other parts of the world.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were going to her basketball game when their helicopter crashed one year ago today.

LA basketball coach says Kobe Bryant’s influence goes beyond the court

Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were going to her basketball game when their helicopter crashed one year ago today.

from Greater LA

In the comic book “ Super Lucha Cats ,” four crime-fighting anthropomorphic cats — in lucha libre wrestling masks — battle monsters terrorizing Bell Gardens.

‘Super Lucha Cats’: LA artist creates a comic starring felines as lucha libre heroes

In the comic book “ Super Lucha Cats ,” four crime-fighting anthropomorphic cats — in lucha libre wrestling masks — battle monsters terrorizing Bell Gardens.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly talked with NPR about why the state eased some COVID-19 restrictions and addressed the relatively slow vaccine rollout.

California health secretary on lifting stay-at-home orders and vaccinations

California Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly talked with NPR about why the state eased some COVID-19 restrictions and addressed the relatively slow vaccine rollout.

from NPR

Writer and speaker Fran Lebowitz on her misinterpreted affection for New York.

Fran Lebowitz: ‘Pretend It’s a City’

Writer and speaker Fran Lebowitz on her misinterpreted affection for New York.

from The Treatment