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Until last month, Helen Harlan lived in a five-bedroom house in Highland Park with 24 roommates.

Until last month, Helen Harlan lived in a five-bedroom house in Highland Park with 24 roommates.

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

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

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Elbow's latest album Giants of All Sizes expresses their feelings of mourning and loss both personal and national.

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The young rapper, who had just released his second mixtape, Meet The Woo 2, was reportedly killed in the early morning on Wednesday.

Rising rapper Pop Smoke dead at 20

The young rapper, who had just released his second mixtape, Meet The Woo 2, was reportedly killed in the early morning on Wednesday.

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A special live recording of All The President’s Lawyers.

The wave of pardons

A special live recording of All The President’s Lawyers.

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The smell of gasoline imparts nausea and a heartfelt nostalgia on HBM producer Bethany Denton.

HBM131: A Cure for Carsickness

The smell of gasoline imparts nausea and a heartfelt nostalgia on HBM producer Bethany Denton.

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The Plaza Historic District, or El Pueblo Historical Monument, is the oldest section of the city.

A dedication of the newest phase of downtown LA's historic walkway

The Plaza Historic District, or El Pueblo Historical Monument, is the oldest section of the city.

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Governor Gavin Newsom delivered his annual State of the State speech today. A lot of it focused on fighting homelessness.

Gov. Newsom’s State of State speech targets homelessness

Governor Gavin Newsom delivered his annual State of the State speech today. A lot of it focused on fighting homelessness.

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If you grew up in LA, you may have fond memories of LAUSD's coffee cake. Want to learn the secret recipe? We've got the original 1954 recipe for you here.

How LAUSD’s classic coffee cake evolved and led to love

If you grew up in LA, you may have fond memories of LAUSD's coffee cake. Want to learn the secret recipe? We've got the original 1954 recipe for you here.

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The tech sector has long been criticized for not being environmentally friendly. Microsoft says it’s trying to change that. The company has decided to go    carbon negative by 2030   .

Microsoft wants to go carbon negative. What does that mean?

The tech sector has long been criticized for not being environmentally friendly. Microsoft says it’s trying to change that. The company has decided to go carbon negative by 2030 .

Michael Milken was known as the “the junk bond king” of Wall Street. He inspired Michael Douglas’ character, Gordon Gecko, in the 1987 film “Wall Street.”

How Michael Milken turned his life around after going to prison

Michael Milken was known as the “the junk bond king” of Wall Street. He inspired Michael Douglas’ character, Gordon Gecko, in the 1987 film “Wall Street.”

Producer Richie Jackson says being gay is the most special thing about him, and he always felt lucky to be gay.

Richie Jackson: Why it’s tougher to be gay in the Trump era than the 1980s

Producer Richie Jackson says being gay is the most special thing about him, and he always felt lucky to be gay.

Since 9/11, the Department of Justice has redirected funding and energy toward prosecuting terrorism cases, as well as immigration and national security issues.

The drop in white collar crime prosecutions, and Justice Department priorities

Since 9/11, the Department of Justice has redirected funding and energy toward prosecuting terrorism cases, as well as immigration and national security issues.

Bayard Rustin, a member of the LGBTQ community, was posthumously pardoned by Governor Newsom two weeks ago. In 1953, he was arrested in Pasadena for having sex in a parked car.

Remembering civil rights activist Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin, a member of the LGBTQ community, was posthumously pardoned by Governor Newsom two weeks ago. In 1953, he was arrested in Pasadena for having sex in a parked car.

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

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

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Austin outfit Brownout return with a forthcoming album (featuring members of Grupo Fantasma and Black Pumas) and premiere "Somewhere To Go."

Pan Caliente Video Premiere: Brownout returns with the funky "Somewhere To Go"

Austin outfit Brownout return with a forthcoming album (featuring members of Grupo Fantasma and Black Pumas) and premiere "Somewhere To Go."

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Elbow's latest album Giants of All Sizes expresses their feelings of mourning and loss both personal and national.

Elbow performs career-spanning live set on MBE

Elbow's latest album Giants of All Sizes expresses their feelings of mourning and loss both personal and national.

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Three days before the Nevada caucuses, six candidates will face off in a debate Wednesday night in Las Vegas.

6 Democrats are set to debate in Nevada. Here's what you need to know

Three days before the Nevada caucuses, six candidates will face off in a debate Wednesday night in Las Vegas.

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Jason Kramer features selections that range from carefully curated music from around the world with unique gems and quality tracks that will satisfy the needs of even the most…

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Jason Kramer features selections that range from carefully curated music from around the world with unique gems and quality tracks that will satisfy the needs of even the most…

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Kiwi indie-pop force Yumi Zouma wrote "Cool For A Second" and almost scrapped it entirely.

Yumi Zouma: “Cool For A Second”

Kiwi indie-pop force Yumi Zouma wrote "Cool For A Second" and almost scrapped it entirely.

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Feeling overwhelmed by the constant barrage of noise in our lives?

Can a Sound Bath Cure Bad Sound with Good Sound?

Feeling overwhelmed by the constant barrage of noise in our lives?

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