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Every day, hundreds of students line up at Santa Barbara City College for free food. That’s a sign of how expensive college has gotten.

Every day, hundreds of students line up at Santa Barbara City College for free food. That’s a sign of how expensive college has gotten.

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KCRW Partner Screening: Avengers Endgame featuring Special Conversation with Alan Silvestri & KCRW's Chris Douridas

KCRW invites you to a special screening of Avengers Endgame featuring a special pre-film conversation with award winning composer Alan Silvestri and KCRW's Chris Douridas.

Devendra Banhart performs new tracks from 'Ma' on MBE

Devendra Banhart's distinctive style and musical artistry have always been at the forefront of his albums.

Girl Ultra “Dame Love” (featuring Cuco)

Hawthorne homie Cuco teams up with up-and-coming seductress Girl Ultra.  A Spanglish scorcher - "Dame Love" (or "Give Me Love") is part of her commitment to developing an R&B scene in…

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from Left, Right & Center

KCRW's signature music program featuring new releases, live performances, and interviews. Listen through the close of 2019 for a rotating cast of DJs

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Let’s talk about this letter from the White House, calling the “impeachment inquiry” illegitimate.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Hawthorne homie Cuco teams up with up-and-coming seductress Girl Ultra.  A Spanglish scorcher - "Dame Love" (or "Give Me Love") is part of her commitment to developing an R&B scene in…

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Broken beats, soulful key chords, samples and sounds.

Sunday's Latest Show

Broken beats, soulful key chords, samples and sounds.

from Anthony Valadez

The 25-year-old runner finished in a time of 2:14:04 on Sunday, beating the previous record set by Britain's Paula Radcliffe in 2003 by 81 seconds.

Kenyan Brigid Kosgei smashes women's world record at Chicago marathon

The 25-year-old runner finished in a time of 2:14:04 on Sunday, beating the previous record set by Britain's Paula Radcliffe in 2003 by 81 seconds.

from NPR

Raul Campos hosts deep rhythms and urban soul with a Latin twist.

Sunday's Latest Show

Raul Campos hosts deep rhythms and urban soul with a Latin twist.

from Raul Campos

The science behind a recent report is not credible due to financial conflicts of interests by the funder.  Why were these conflicts not detected by the medical journal?

Is it safe to increase consumption of red meat?

The science behind a recent report is not credible due to financial conflicts of interests by the funder.  Why were these conflicts not detected by the medical journal?

from Second Opinion

Scott Dallavo hosts this week's episode of The Lab.

Latest Show by Scott Dallavo

Scott Dallavo hosts this week's episode of The Lab.

from The Lab

Mario Cotto hosts a kaleidoscopic Dada dance party! Check out the latest show On-Demand.

Latest Show

Mario Cotto hosts a kaleidoscopic Dada dance party! Check out the latest show On-Demand.

from Mario Cotto

Jason Bentley captures the hypnotic pulse of modern city life in a weekly dance show on Saturday nights.

Latest Show

Jason Bentley captures the hypnotic pulse of modern city life in a weekly dance show on Saturday nights.

from Metropolis

Liza Richardson hosts a weekend evening jam session featuring cosmic rock, scenic techno soul, dub disco-punk and extra classic party explosives from around the world.

Latest Show

Liza Richardson hosts a weekend evening jam session featuring cosmic rock, scenic techno soul, dub disco-punk and extra classic party explosives from around the world.

from Liza Richardson

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

Latest Show

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

Valida sits in for Anne Litt.

Valida guest hosts

Valida sits in for Anne Litt.

from Anne Litt

Broken beats, soulful key chords, samples and sounds.

Saturday's Latest Show

Broken beats, soulful key chords, samples and sounds.

from Anthony Valadez

You’ve probably heard of César Chávez, the Mexican American labor organizer whose activism in Central California led to the creation of the United Farm Workers union.

The history of Filipino organizing in California

You’ve probably heard of César Chávez, the Mexican American labor organizer whose activism in Central California led to the creation of the United Farm Workers union.

from Greater LA

Civility, compassion, kindness. Is there a shortage of these today, particularly in public life? Jenifer and Matthew Harris seem to think so.

UCLA launches new institute to study kindness

Civility, compassion, kindness. Is there a shortage of these today, particularly in public life? Jenifer and Matthew Harris seem to think so.

from Greater LA

Due to Santa Ana winds, gusts in some parts of LA could top 60 mph. Power lines could fall down and set things on fire.

Utilities cut off power as a wildfire precaution

Due to Santa Ana winds, gusts in some parts of LA could top 60 mph. Power lines could fall down and set things on fire.

from Greater LA

Raul Campos hosts deep rhythms and urban soul with a Latin twist.

Saturday's Latest Show

Raul Campos hosts deep rhythms and urban soul with a Latin twist.

from Raul Campos

For some pizza obsessives, an ideal pie might involve a wood-fired oven and an ultra-thin crust.

Crispy, chewy, and cheesy—pan pizza is having a moment

For some pizza obsessives, an ideal pie might involve a wood-fired oven and an ultra-thin crust.

from Good Food

LA Times restaurant critic  Bill Addison  recently   visited   Bon Temps   in the Arts District, the first solo restaurant from noted pastry chef Lincoln Carson.

Bill Addison is happy any time of day at Bon Temps in the Arts District

LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison recently visited Bon Temps in the Arts District, the first solo restaurant from noted pastry chef Lincoln Carson.

from Good Food

Vicky Bennison is the brains behind the YouTube show  “ Pasta Grannies .”  The tradition of handmade pasta is declining in Italy, where Bennison makes her home part of the year.

This YouTube show spotlights the Italian “grannies” still making pasta by hand

Vicky Bennison is the brains behind the YouTube show “ Pasta Grannies .” The tradition of handmade pasta is declining in Italy, where Bennison makes her home part of the year.

from Good Food