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The debate likely marks President Trump's last chance to reach a massive audience as he trails Joe Biden in polls nationally and in key states.

The debate likely marks President Trump's last chance to reach a massive audience as he trails Joe Biden in polls nationally and in key states.

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Radha Blank on her autobiographical film ‘The Forty-Year-Old Version,’ race, and theater

“The Forty-Year-Old Version” won Best Director for an American Drama at Sundance this year. Radha Blank is the star, director and producer of the film.

Working moms bear the brunt of COVID’s economic effects. Their career gains could disappear

As many as one in four women are considering cutting back on their hours or leaving their jobs entirely, according to a recent study.

California State Senator Scott Wiener on personal attacks by QAnon, and misinformation on social media

QAnon followers are targeting incumbent lawmakers with vicious online attacks and death threats. California State Senator Scott Wiener is one of those lawmakers.

South LA drive-in play looks at race, class, COVID. The cast and crew want to build a thriving local arts community

The Slauson Rec Theater Company has turned a parking lot into a stage for their latest play, which is inspired by frontline workers and touches upon race and class.

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Measure J would set aside 10% of locally-generated unrestricted money in LA County's budget — to be spent on alternatives to incarceration.

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“If we lose these folks, we’re not just losing plays, we’re losing the folks that are teaching your kids, we’re losing folks in the classroom, we’re losing folks who really make our…

Life for theater workers during COVID, and virtual performances to watch at home

“If we lose these folks, we’re not just losing plays, we’re losing the folks that are teaching your kids, we’re losing folks in the classroom, we’re losing folks who really make our…

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UC Davis researchers found that about 110,000 new firearms were purchased statewide through mid-July.

Californians bought more than 100,000 new guns in early months of the pandemic

UC Davis researchers found that about 110,000 new firearms were purchased statewide through mid-July.

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The Dodgers are going to the World Series — their third trip in four years.

Previewing the World Series: LA Dodgers v. Tampa Bay Rays

The Dodgers are going to the World Series — their third trip in four years.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As novel coronavirus cases skyrocket across Germany and Europe, we talk about what we’ve learned since the start of the pandemic.

Germany VS COVID-19, Round 2: Can we avoid another lockdown?

As novel coronavirus cases skyrocket across Germany and Europe, we talk about what we’ve learned since the start of the pandemic.

from Studio Berlin

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 21, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 21, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 21, 2020.

A daring and experimental artist Juana Molina will issue her first live album recorded at the NRMAL Festival in Mexico this week.

Juana Molina: ‘Eras’ (NRMAL)

A daring and experimental artist Juana Molina will issue her first live album recorded at the NRMAL Festival in Mexico this week.

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

Morning Becomes Eclectic's playlist, October 21, 2020

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

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

Garth Trinidad's playlist, October 20, 2020

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

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In LA, designers, developers and elected officials are trying to figure out how to provide more affordable housing.

3D-printed structure in Fox Hills aims to disrupt housing design

In LA, designers, developers and elected officials are trying to figure out how to provide more affordable housing.

from Greater LA

In Orange County, one race to watch is for the seat on the County Board of Supervisors for District 1, which includes the cities of Santa Ana, Garden Grove, and Westminster.

Andrew Do v. Sergio Contreras race for OC Board of Supervisors is about Vietnamese and Latino voters

In Orange County, one race to watch is for the seat on the County Board of Supervisors for District 1, which includes the cities of Santa Ana, Garden Grove, and Westminster.

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There are millions of eligible voters in America, including 8 million in California alone.

Republican and Democratic efforts to court the Latino vote in Orange County

There are millions of eligible voters in America, including 8 million in California alone.

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This week, artists find unique ways to bridge connections in chaotic times.

How an artist builds connectivity across border walls

This week, artists find unique ways to bridge connections in chaotic times.

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‘Queer Eye’ star Tan France on happily proving people wrong

Tan France: ‘Naturally Tan’

‘Queer Eye’ star Tan France on happily proving people wrong

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COVID-19 infection numbers are back on the rise nationwide. President Trump recently called Dr. Anthony Fauci “ a disaster ” during a phone call with his campaign staff.

What happened to the White House’s coronavirus task force?

COVID-19 infection numbers are back on the rise nationwide. President Trump recently called Dr. Anthony Fauci “ a disaster ” during a phone call with his campaign staff.

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New and old faves this week, from long-lost Thelonious Monk and Ella Fitzgerald to classic Latin soul, contemporary vibes, and more.

Rhythm Planet’s October Suite

New and old faves this week, from long-lost Thelonious Monk and Ella Fitzgerald to classic Latin soul, contemporary vibes, and more.

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The Affordable Care Act's future is uncertain and there's no end in sight to the pandemic. But for the 2021 insurance year consumers can expect to see modest increases in prices, if any.

The Affordable Care Act's fate is in flux but 2021 health plan prices are stable

The Affordable Care Act's future is uncertain and there's no end in sight to the pandemic. But for the 2021 insurance year consumers can expect to see modest increases in prices, if any.

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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 20, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 20, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 20, 2020.

From the brand new podcast Appearances, by Sharon Mashihi, we bring you “Episode 04: Last Ditch Effort.”

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From the brand new podcast Appearances, by Sharon Mashihi, we bring you “Episode 04: Last Ditch Effort.”

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