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Fried chicken is the perfect to-go meal, especially when people really need comfort, says Eater LA’s Mona Holmes.

Fried chicken is the perfect to-go meal, especially when people really need comfort, says Eater LA’s Mona Holmes.

from Greater LA

Thinking about a day trip this summer? Head to the mountains: Big Bear, Idyllwild, Mammoth

California fully reopens next week, so you may be thinking about hitting the roads this summer.

What to expect when California fully reopens on June 15. Spoiler: Most pandemic rules are going away

On June 15, the Golden State is saying goodbye to many of the regulations that have shaped daily life for the last pandemic year.

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CicLAvia partners with LA restaurants so you can eat outdoors in style this summer

The City of LA and CicLAvia are helping restaurants expand their sidewalk seating and spill into nearby parking lots and car lanes.

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There are fewer sweet ways to welcome back summer in LA than the return city’s own fine purveyors of rock, Los Lobos .

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the Department of Justice continuing to represent Trump in E. Jean Carroll’s suit, Rudy on tape, special mastering and more.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

The disappearance of Kristin Smart in San Luis Obispo has gone unsolved for 25 years, and among those demanding justice are local women who grew up following her case.

from Greater LA

On June 15, the Golden State is saying goodbye to many of the regulations that have shaped daily life for the last pandemic year.

from KCRW Features

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The longtime family-friendly venue reopened at half capacity this month after a COVID-19 closure spanning a year and a half.

Claremont dinner theater reopens with vaccination requirements and 2 sets of COVID guidelines

The longtime family-friendly venue reopened at half capacity this month after a COVID-19 closure spanning a year and a half.

from Greater LA

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

Dan Wilcox's playlist, June 12, 2021

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

from Dan Wilcox

An infectious harmony of varied sounds and melodies that bridge cultures and genres.

José Galván's playlist, June 12, 2021

An infectious harmony of varied sounds and melodies that bridge cultures and genres.

from José Galván

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

Raul Campos' playlist, June 12, 2021

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

from Raul Campos

From babies to the elderly, music touches our emotions and lifts our spirits. A familiar melody can transport us back to a time and place.

How the brain processes music—and uses it to boost function

From babies to the elderly, music touches our emotions and lifts our spirits. A familiar melody can transport us back to a time and place.

from Life Examined

Sounds and rhythms are such an intrinsic part of our lives, it’s hard to imagine a world without music.

Why music is ‘our umbilical cord to Mother Nature’

Sounds and rhythms are such an intrinsic part of our lives, it’s hard to imagine a world without music.

from Life Examined

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.

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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.

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.

A Global Exploration of Sounds.

Aaron Byrd's playlist, June 11, 2021

A Global Exploration of Sounds.

from Aaron Byrd

Before Lin-Manuel Miranda brought his astonishing "Hamilton" to Broadway he created "In the Heights," a Broadway musical set in a Latino, mostly Dominican neighborhood of Washington…

The Heights of "The Heights"

Before Lin-Manuel Miranda brought his astonishing "Hamilton" to Broadway he created "In the Heights," a Broadway musical set in a Latino, mostly Dominican neighborhood of Washington…

from Film Reviews

Root beer dates back to colonial times, where roots of plants made a low-alcohol beverage.

Using spices to make root beer at home

Root beer dates back to colonial times, where roots of plants made a low-alcohol beverage.

from Good Food

The majority of cocoa is produced in West Africa, primarily in Ivory Coast and Ghana. The U.S.

Rulings on ‘Big Chocolate’ could come as early as this week

The majority of cocoa is produced in West Africa, primarily in Ivory Coast and Ghana. The U.S.

from Good Food

Over 40 chefs, restaurants, and bakers across the city are participating in Pies for Justice , which benefits Black Lives Matter LA and SÜPRMARKT.

Baking to raise funds for Pies for Justice

Over 40 chefs, restaurants, and bakers across the city are participating in Pies for Justice , which benefits Black Lives Matter LA and SÜPRMARKT.

from Good Food

The lesson of hospitality during the pandemic is one of reciprocity, where guests must also measure up to those serving them by keeping their distance and wearing masks.

Guest, host, stranger: The roles we play in life and in hospitality

The lesson of hospitality during the pandemic is one of reciprocity, where guests must also measure up to those serving them by keeping their distance and wearing masks.

from Good Food

Cider in America was originally reserved for aristocracy — those with large swaths of land where they could grow apples.

Tracking the history and boom of cider in America

Cider in America was originally reserved for aristocracy — those with large swaths of land where they could grow apples.

from Good Food

Tiffany Coty has provided dinner and a show for nearly 16 years at Lawry’s on Restaurant Row.

‘In the Weeds’: Longtime Lawry’s server describes altering signature service during COVID

Tiffany Coty has provided dinner and a show for nearly 16 years at Lawry’s on Restaurant Row.

from Good Food

Josh Barro speaks with Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat about the Biden’s trip to Europe.

Secret Congress

Josh Barro speaks with Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat about the Biden’s trip to Europe.

from Left, Right & Center

News broke in May that AT&T would spin off WarnerMedia to Discovery and that David Zaslav would run the combined media empire, but that deal isn’t closing any time soon.

WarnerMedia faces an uncertain future

News broke in May that AT&T would spin off WarnerMedia to Discovery and that David Zaslav would run the combined media empire, but that deal isn’t closing any time soon.

from The Business

Hollywood’s depictions of trans people — and the impact of those portrayals on the trans audience — is the subject of the 2020 Netflix documentary “ Disclosure ,” which is now a…

Replay: In ‘Disclosure,’ Laverne Cox and Sam Feder explore trans representation in media

Hollywood’s depictions of trans people — and the impact of those portrayals on the trans audience — is the subject of the 2020 Netflix documentary “ Disclosure ,” which is now a…

from The Business