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Relations between embattled LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva and the Board of Supervisors have hit a new low.

Relations between embattled LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva and the Board of Supervisors have hit a new low. It’s a level of acrimony that longtime political observers say is unprecedented.

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Late summer is the season for tomato sauce. Evan Kleiman shows you how to make it

Summer tomatoes will soon be leaving the markets, so it’s a good time to make sauce. It’s simple to do, but there are a couple of tricks.

Tortilla Tournament 2020: How to Taste Tortillas

For the return of KCRW’s Tortilla Tournament, LA Times columnist Gustavo Arellano and Good Food’s Evan Kleiman chat about what makes a quality tortilla. .

LAUSD teachers are now ‘televised educators’ during the COVID-19 pandemic

“The biggest adaptation I took was really leaning hard into this notion that I am a televised educator now, just really bringing forward that Mr.

‘Wild Thing: Space Invaders’ explores humans’ fascination with aliens

Astronomers announced this week that they found a possible sign of life in the inhospitable atmosphere of Venus — traces of phosphine. That’s gas that microorganisms on Earth make.

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Josh Barro and Ken White talk about an angry brief from a former federal judge, and whether it’s cool to go on TV at all if you’re under indictment.

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.

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

Raphael Saadiq performs three songs for KCRW’s In Residence session, and shares insights on his studio, his creative process, and the venues where he wants to play when COVID is over.

from Music Special Programming

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As the November election approaches, analysts are looking at the race for LA’s next district attorney to help determine the future of criminal justice reform — both locally and…

Jackie Lacey v. George Gascon: Do Angelenos want a progressive new district attorney?

As the November election approaches, analysts are looking at the race for LA’s next district attorney to help determine the future of criminal justice reform — both locally and…

from Greater LA

Nineteen people experiencing homelessness died during the Labor Day weekend — about double the average number of deaths for a three-day span.

LA’s heat wave is deadly for the county’s unhoused population

Nineteen people experiencing homelessness died during the Labor Day weekend — about double the average number of deaths for a three-day span.

from Greater LA

Letter writing is one of the latest trends to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Activists are writing letters to ‘Save the USPS’ during pandemic

Letter writing is one of the latest trends to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

from Greater LA

"People who are coming from a different set of experiences are going to bring fresh new eyes and fresh new tools to storytelling.

Aisha Tyler on ‘Archer,’ ‘Whose Line,’ and diversity in Hollywood

"People who are coming from a different set of experiences are going to bring fresh new eyes and fresh new tools to storytelling.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Henry Rollins hosts a mix of all kinds, from all over and all time.

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Henry Rollins hosts a mix of all kinds, from all over and all time.

from Henry Rollins

While Angelenos have been sheltering in place, a lot of activity has been going on at the LA County Museum of Art (LACMA).

An inside peek at LACMA’s new galleries, designed by Peter Zumthor

While Angelenos have been sheltering in place, a lot of activity has been going on at the LA County Museum of Art (LACMA).

Critics review “Antebellum,” about a successful author who must confront her past, present and future; “Alone,” about a young woman traveling alone and she notices a man following her;…

‘The Way I See It’: Similarities and differences in how Pete Souza photographed Reagan and Obama

Critics review “Antebellum,” about a successful author who must confront her past, present and future; “Alone,” about a young woman traveling alone and she notices a man following her;…

Summer tomatoes will soon be leaving the markets, so it’s a good time to make sauce. It’s simple to do, but there are a couple of tricks.

Late summer is the season for tomato sauce. Evan Kleiman shows you how to make it

Summer tomatoes will soon be leaving the markets, so it’s a good time to make sauce. It’s simple to do, but there are a couple of tricks.

Today is the first-ever National Black Voter Day. It’s part of BET’s #ReclaimYourVote campaign.

Whether key Democratic voting blocks will show up in November — even during a pandemic

Today is the first-ever National Black Voter Day. It’s part of BET’s #ReclaimYourVote campaign.

Early voting began today in Virginia, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Minnesota.

What do recent polls from swing states say about the November election?

Early voting began today in Virginia, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Minnesota.

Emmy Awards host Jimmy Kimmel said he believes the Emmys will have their lowest ever ratings this year. Viewers will see a virtual ceremony this Sunday.

Emmys host Jimmy Kimmel says ceremony will be a ‘beautiful disaster’

Emmy Awards host Jimmy Kimmel said he believes the Emmys will have their lowest ever ratings this year. Viewers will see a virtual ceremony this Sunday.

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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 18, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 18, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 18, 2020.

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

Morning Becomes Eclectic's playlist, September 18, 2020

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Travis Holcombe warned us about Aussie rapper Tkay Maidza back in 2014. “You Sad” is the latest from this one-woman game-changer!

Tkay Maidza: “You Sad”

Travis Holcombe warned us about Aussie rapper Tkay Maidza back in 2014. “You Sad” is the latest from this one-woman game-changer!

from Today's Top Tune

The movements of the sixties, which are captured in detail in Mike Davis and Jon Wiener’s new book Set the Night on Fire, are seen as wildly successful.

How Today’s Uprisings Compare to the 1960s Rebellions

The movements of the sixties, which are captured in detail in Mike Davis and Jon Wiener’s new book Set the Night on Fire, are seen as wildly successful.

from Scheer Intelligence

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, September 17, 2020

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

from Travis Holcombe

The west coast’s record-setting wildfires have produced days of record-setting hazardous air quality.

How all the smoke in the air affects human health

The west coast’s record-setting wildfires have produced days of record-setting hazardous air quality.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Centers for Disease Control director Robert Redfield testified before Congress on Wednesday, imploring the public to wear masks.

How the Trump administration has politicized the CDC

Centers for Disease Control director Robert Redfield testified before Congress on Wednesday, imploring the public to wear masks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand