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

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

from KCRW Features

‘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.

KCRW's Behind the Screens: Madeleine Brand in Conversation with Radha Blank (Presented by Netflix)

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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.

Ratpocalypse: COVID pandemic is causing a rat infestation

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

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Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Nov. 24 2 hr, 48 min

Garth Trinidad

An international mix of future soul, deep dance, indie rock, and jazz.

Nov. 23 3 hr

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.

Nov. 23 57 min

The Lab

A roundtable of music experts.

Nov. 22 2 hr

Jeremy Sole

A sonic trip through the past, present and future of roots music.

Nov. 22 1 hr, 59 min

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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.

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

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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

As coronavirus cases surge nationwide, hospitals are running dangerously close to capacity. Santa Clara County announced over the weekend they could be overwhelmed in three weeks.

‘The near-term future is set, and it looks disastrous.’ Hospitals inch toward capacity during COVID

As coronavirus cases surge nationwide, hospitals are running dangerously close to capacity. Santa Clara County announced over the weekend they could be overwhelmed in three weeks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Hammer Museum’s biennial, “Made in L.A. 2020: a version,” is still closed to the public due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Art Insider: ‘Made in L.A.’ 2020 is still closed to the public. We take you inside

The Hammer Museum’s biennial, “Made in L.A. 2020: a version,” is still closed to the public due to COVID-19 restrictions.

from Arts & Culture Stories

This week Elvis sits down with actor and director Alex Winter, whose new documentary “Zappa” chronicles the life and performance of avant-garde rocker Frank Zappa.

Alex Winter: ‘Zappa’

This week Elvis sits down with actor and director Alex Winter, whose new documentary “Zappa” chronicles the life and performance of avant-garde rocker Frank Zappa.

from The Treatment

Across California, city and county officials are finding dangerous chemicals in their drinking water wells.

New California environmental standards reveal toxins in some water systems

Across California, city and county officials are finding dangerous chemicals in their drinking water wells.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“ Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller ” is a new documentary series coming to National Geographic next month. It gives viewers an inside look at how organized criminal rings work.

‘Trafficked’ looks at the underground economy of scammers, con artists and grifters

“ Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller ” is a new documentary series coming to National Geographic next month. It gives viewers an inside look at how organized criminal rings work.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Our latest playlist features a new crop of recent releases, including music from Cape Verde, Pakistan, Brazil, plus others closer to home.

Rhythm Planet’s Autumn Harvest

Our latest playlist features a new crop of recent releases, including music from Cape Verde, Pakistan, Brazil, plus others closer to home.

from Music News

Some Republican lawmakers have publicly urged the president to allow the formal transition process to begin for the good of the country.

Facing pressure, Trump relents on starting transition

Some Republican lawmakers have publicly urged the president to allow the formal transition process to begin for the good of the country.

from NPR

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

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

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

You can take the man out of Kentucky, but you can’t take Kentucky out of the man.

Sturgill Simpson: ‘I Don’t Mind’

You can take the man out of Kentucky, but you can’t take Kentucky out of the man.

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, November 24, 2020

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

KCRW's all-music channel Eclectic24, blending the collected talents and tastes of KCRW's DJs into a single voice. Free music streaming 24/7 at KCRW.com.

Eclectic 24

KCRW's all-music channel Eclectic24, blending the collected talents and tastes of KCRW's DJs into a single voice. Free music streaming 24/7 at KCRW.com.

from Eclectic 24