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Election 2020: Proposition 15 in 3 questions

Prop 15 would change how some commercial properties are taxed in California, bringing in more money for local governments and schools.

How Prop 13 affects funding and the quality of education for LA public schools

When California passed Prop 13 in 1978, it capped property taxes in the state. That meant a big reduction in tax revenue. One of the areas most affected: public schools.

OC schools are starting to reopen. Families and teachers have questions

Ten of 28 Orange County school districts will have teachers and students back in classrooms this week, using a hybrid model of in-person and online learning.

Hugh Masekela & Company Live in Lesotho: ‘Bajabula Bonke' (The Healing Song)

Hugh Masekela is mostly known as a South African trumpeter but his clarion call included activism and in 1980 Masekela lead a stadium-filled concert in Lesotho that challenged and…

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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.

Sep. 28 57 min

Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Sep. 28 2 hr, 49 min

Henry Rollins

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

Sep. 27 1 hr, 59 min

Raul Campos

Soulful grooves and fresh remixes from Latin rhythms to indie rock.

Sep. 27 2 hr, 48 min

The Lab

A roundtable of music experts.

Sep. 27 2 hr, 38 min

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Stevie Wonder released seven albums from 1970 to 1976. It is an impenetrable run of albums and songs, one of the greatest in music history.

from Lost Notes

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

Fanatic! I hope you had an amazing and safe weekend. Did you get a copy of the Alan Vega record? It went fast! Thanks for checking it out.

from Henry Rollins

This Week on KCRW

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

Tortilleria expert Gustavo Arellano and acclaimed L.A.

Photos: Witness the artistry of LA’s tortilla masters

Tortilleria expert Gustavo Arellano and acclaimed L.A.

from Good Food

Judge Amy Coney Barrett spoke this weekend in the White House Rose Garden after President Trump officially named her as his pick to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the…

Amy Coney Barrett’s judicial philosophy and possible impact on the Supreme Court

Judge Amy Coney Barrett spoke this weekend in the White House Rose Garden after President Trump officially named her as his pick to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump is in debt to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars. Those debts are soon coming due. For years, he paid no federal income taxes.

Trump has millions of dollars in debt, and a company he owns is renting California office space to Qatar

President Trump is in debt to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars. Those debts are soon coming due. For years, he paid no federal income taxes.

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.

from The Fink + Forty Show

"She views the role of a judge as very humble and very small.

A conversation with SCOTUS nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s former law student

"She views the role of a judge as very humble and very small.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week: Watch the topping out at the new OC Museum of Art by Morphosis Architects; hear from developers and planners about facing up to systemic racism in planning; learn about…

5 design things to do Sept 28 - Oct 4

This week: Watch the topping out at the new OC Museum of Art by Morphosis Architects; hear from developers and planners about facing up to systemic racism in planning; learn about…

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 28, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 28, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 28, 2020.

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

Morning Becomes Eclectic's playlist, September 28, 2020

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

The Scottish band Travis are about to unleash their ninth studio album in early October.

Travis: “A Ghost”

The Scottish band Travis are about to unleash their ninth studio album in early October.

from Today's Top Tune

Fanatic! I hope you had an amazing and safe weekend. Did you get a copy of the Alan Vega record? It went fast! Thanks for checking it out.

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Fanatic! I hope you had an amazing and safe weekend. Did you get a copy of the Alan Vega record? It went fast! Thanks for checking it out.

from Henry Rollins

Novena Carmel, your neighbor with the flavor, serves up a fresh sample platter of timely and timeless soul, global funk, and tasty multi-genre grooves, old and new.

Novena Carmel's playlist, September 27, 2020

Novena Carmel, your neighbor with the flavor, serves up a fresh sample platter of timely and timeless soul, global funk, and tasty multi-genre grooves, old and new.

from Novena Carmel

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

Raul Campos' playlist, September 27, 2020

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

from Raul Campos

We need to change how we care for people with type two diabetes, but unless we admit we need to change people’s health will suffer.

Shame and how it keeps us from improving

We need to change how we care for people with type two diabetes, but unless we admit we need to change people’s health will suffer.

from Second Opinion

Listen to Scott Dallavo's latest show.

Scott Dallavo's playlist, September 27, 2020

Listen to Scott Dallavo's latest show.

from The Lab

Novena Carmel, your neighbor with the flavor, serves up a fresh sample platter of timely and timeless soul, global funk, and tasty multi-genre grooves, old and new.

Novena Carmel's playlist, September 26, 2020

Novena Carmel, your neighbor with the flavor, serves up a fresh sample platter of timely and timeless soul, global funk, and tasty multi-genre grooves, old and new.

from Novena Carmel

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

Raul Campos' playlist, September 26, 2020

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

from Raul Campos

The recent fires and record breaking heat wave have had a devastating impact on much of the west coast of America.

The implications of climate change on our health

The recent fires and record breaking heat wave have had a devastating impact on much of the west coast of America.

from Life Examined