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“That social milieu, as we call it, on the playground, it's a very dynamic place for children to be able to express themselves creatively, practice their negotiation skills, practice…

“That social milieu, as we call it, on the playground, it's a very dynamic place for children to be able to express themselves creatively, practice their negotiation skills, practice setting boundaries,” says psychiatry professor Tara Niendam.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Latinos in San Fernando Valley have high COVID rates due to essential jobs, overcrowding and more

“We have residents in the area that ... work at grocery stores, perform industrial jobs that increase their exposure to the coronavirus.

Years after Aliso Canyon gas leak, residents say they face chronic health issues and want the facility closed

Kelly Browne never knew she grew up near the second-largest gas storage facility in the country. But after it suffered a blowout, she began seeing its effects everywhere.

Art Insider: Missing Art Basel? Here’s where to find NADA art fair booths around LA

Art fairs recently migrated online to remedy the crowded, in-person attractions that proliferated before the pandemic.

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KCRW's signature daily music show. New releases, live performances, and interviews.

Dec. 03 2 hr, 49 min

Travis Holcombe

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

Dec. 02 2 hr, 59 min

The Fink + Forty Show

Two of Berlin's most informed tastemakers take us on a weekly journey soundtracked by what is rocking the hippest city on earth right now.

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A roundtable of music experts.

Nov. 29 2 hr

Jeremy Sole

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Ken White and Josh Barro talk about the pardon for Michael Flynn.

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Fanatic! If Thanksgiving is an occasion that moves you in any way, I hope you had a good one and maintained your safety protocols.

from Henry Rollins

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Between March and July, California released 3,500 incarcerated people in response to the pandemic.

COVID-19 in California prisons: Who gets to go home early?

Between March and July, California released 3,500 incarcerated people in response to the pandemic.

from Greater LA

Katie Porter talks about the prospect of another coronavirus relief package, the CDC’s performance, what President-elect Biden must do about health care, and why many of her Democratic…

Rep. Katie Porter on economic relief during pandemic, CDC’s performance, health care and Biden

Katie Porter talks about the prospect of another coronavirus relief package, the CDC’s performance, what President-elect Biden must do about health care, and why many of her Democratic…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA’s real estate market is a little confounding right now.

Rent drops in LA but rises in Inland Empire. Median home price in California hits record

LA’s real estate market is a little confounding right now.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Emmanuel Acho’s new book, “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man,” is based on a video series in which he sits down with people, many of them white, to discuss race in the U.S.

Former NFL player Emmanuel Acho on ‘Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man’

Emmanuel Acho’s new book, “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man,” is based on a video series in which he sits down with people, many of them white, to discuss race in the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Art Basel is a lauded international art fair that usually happens this time of year in Miami.

Famed international fair Art Basel goes virtual during pandemic

Art Basel is a lauded international art fair that usually happens this time of year in Miami.

from Greater LA

“This man was an artist who was forever reinventing himself. He never rested on his laurels. … He moved from comedy movie stardom to serious roles.

New Showtime film looks at John Belushi, a groundbreaking comic adept at slapstick and songwriting

“This man was an artist who was forever reinventing himself. He never rested on his laurels. … He moved from comedy movie stardom to serious roles.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday night announced a new citywide stay-at-home order. It mirrors the county order that went into effect earlier this week.

Outdoor dining banned, outdoor gym classes allowed. Sorting through LA’s new stay-at-home order

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday night announced a new citywide stay-at-home order. It mirrors the county order that went into effect earlier this week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Palmdale isn’t giving up, but it appears to have lost out on its bid to serve as home base for the new U.S. Space Command.

Joe Mathews: Spaced out

Palmdale isn’t giving up, but it appears to have lost out on its bid to serve as home base for the new U.S. Space Command.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Fires are raging in Orange County today, already scorching more than 3500 acres.

Wildfire smoke is poisoning the Central Valley air. Some kids are paying a high price

Fires are raging in Orange County today, already scorching more than 3500 acres.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Most people are stuck inside, staring at screens all day, looking for ways to pass the time. It’s been this way since March, with few outlets for pent-up feelings.

Journaling will prove to be an important window into this historic pandemic, says professor

Most people are stuck inside, staring at screens all day, looking for ways to pass the time. It’s been this way since March, with few outlets for pent-up feelings.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With a spike in COVID-19 infections, hospitals in California's San Joaquin Valley are suffering from a staffing shortage. It's made worse because hundreds of health care workers are quarantined.

Quarantined health workers compound staffing shortages at California hospitals

With a spike in COVID-19 infections, hospitals in California's San Joaquin Valley are suffering from a staffing shortage. It's made worse because hundreds of health care workers are quarantined.

from NPR

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for December 3, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for December 3, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for December 3, 2020.

Mia Doi Todd’s “Music Life” begins with the lyric: “If you give your life to music, it opens up the path” — and that’s just what it did for Todd from singing lessons as a teenager to a…

Mia Doi Todd: ‘Music Life’

Mia Doi Todd’s “Music Life” begins with the lyric: “If you give your life to music, it opens up the path” — and that’s just what it did for Todd from singing lessons as a teenager to a…

from Today's Top Tune

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

Morning Becomes Eclectic's playlist, December 3, 2020

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

KCRW’s Warren Olney talks with Harvard law professor Jody Freeman and Princeton international affairs professor Michael Oppenheimer about Biden’s climate plans and what it means to…

What’s next for Biden, climate change and Trump’s big lie?

KCRW’s Warren Olney talks with Harvard law professor Jody Freeman and Princeton international affairs professor Michael Oppenheimer about Biden’s climate plans and what it means to…

from To the Point

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, December 2, 2020

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

from Travis Holcombe

The Merriam-Webster dictionary has selected “pandemic” as 2020’s word of the year.

Pandemic: Merriam-Webster’s 2020 word of the year

The Merriam-Webster dictionary has selected “pandemic” as 2020’s word of the year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The gift-giving season is officially here. For many retailers right now, strong holiday sales could be a lifeline after a year ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic.

The future of shopping: Which retailers will likely survive and which may not?

The gift-giving season is officially here. For many retailers right now, strong holiday sales could be a lifeline after a year ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There are many surf spots in Southern California, but only San Onofre contains a mashup of bohemians, the military, and a power plant.

New book captures history of California’s surf haven San Onofre Beach

There are many surf spots in Southern California, but only San Onofre contains a mashup of bohemians, the military, and a power plant.

from Greater LA