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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.

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. That’s true for independent eateries that don’t have a corporate parent to back them up.

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Thanksgiving recipe: Evan Kleiman’s Turkey leg confit

A standing Thanksgiving tradition for Evan Kleiman is to confit turkey legs.

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.

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.

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…

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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.

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

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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

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.

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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.

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.

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

Garth Trinidad's playlist, November 23, 2020

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

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COVID-19 continues to surge uncontrolled across the country and hospitals are stretched thin. Rural, sparsely populated states are bearing the brunt of the pandemic.

Vermont schools and businesses are open. How the tiny New England state tamed COVID

COVID-19 continues to surge uncontrolled across the country and hospitals are stretched thin. Rural, sparsely populated states are bearing the brunt of the pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In Pennsylvania, a judge on Saturday threw out the Trump campaign’s effort claiming widespread problems with mail-in votes in the state and that some 7 million votes should be tossed.

Trump campaign has lost or withdrawn about 30 legal challenges to election 2020 results

In Pennsylvania, a judge on Saturday threw out the Trump campaign’s effort claiming widespread problems with mail-in votes in the state and that some 7 million votes should be tossed.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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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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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When Kansas issued a mask mandate, 81 counties opted out. Researchers found coronavirus infection rates rose sharply in the opt-out counties, while falling in those that required masks.

Mask mandates work to slow spread of coronavirus, Kansas study finds

When Kansas issued a mask mandate, 81 counties opted out. Researchers found coronavirus infection rates rose sharply in the opt-out counties, while falling in those that required masks.

from NPR

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 23, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 23, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 23, 2020.

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?

Practicing law on her own

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

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

Morning Becomes Eclectic's playlist, November 23, 2020

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

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Beau’s “Dance With Me” is a pandemic love letter to downtown NYC nightlife and how much it’s missed.

Beau: ‘Dance With Me’

Beau’s “Dance With Me” is a pandemic love letter to downtown NYC nightlife and how much it’s missed.

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Scott Dallavo's playlist, November 22, 2020

Listen to Scott Dallavo's latest show.

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