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More than 500 people were arrested in downtown Los Angeles Friday night as demonstrations protesting police violence — including the recent killing of George Floyd — shifted into…

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The rent is due for a lot of people on Monday, June 1. Many can’t afford to pay. Tens of thousands of tenants are striking in this pandemic, refusing to pay.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 29, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 29, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 29, 2020.

By refusing to go to school, students could make a loud statement about California’s spending priorities, says  Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews.

Joe Mathews: It’s time for a student strike

By refusing to go to school, students could make a loud statement about California’s spending priorities, says  Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The state is giving the go-ahead for in-person religious services to resume. But attendees must wear face coverings and be screened for fevers.

Westlake Village rabbi on balancing physical safety with spiritual, emotional needs

The state is giving the go-ahead for in-person religious services to resume. But attendees must wear face coverings and be screened for fevers.

from KCRW Features

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report May 27, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report May 27, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report May 27, 2020.

California is in economic freefall, says Tom Steyer, the co-head of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s economic recovery task force.

What is Gov. Newsom’s task force doing to help California recover during COVID-19?

California is in economic freefall, says Tom Steyer, the co-head of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s economic recovery task force.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Newsom’s executive order to allow everyone to mail in their November ballots is facing a legal challenge from Republicans.

Republican groups sue Gov. Newsom over voting. Plus California churches reopen

Governor Newsom’s executive order to allow everyone to mail in their November ballots is facing a legal challenge from Republicans.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report May 26, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report May 26, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report May 26, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report May 25, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report May 25, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report May 25, 2020.

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson catches up with Sherry Mandel of the   Tehachapi Heritage Grain Project  .

Making tortillas and pasta from California-grown heritage corn

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson catches up with Sherry Mandel of the Tehachapi Heritage Grain Project .

from Good Food

Over Memorial Day weekend, San Diego, Kern, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties are starting up their economies again.

Big Bear, Joshua Tree, Ventura County resume business during Memorial Day

Over Memorial Day weekend, San Diego, Kern, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties are starting up their economies again.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report May 22, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report May 22, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report May 22, 2020.

More than 1,200 pastors have signed a petition declaring themselves essential and saying they’ll open their doors on May 31. That’s Pentecost, the day the Christian church began.

Pastors say they’re essential, plan to reopen their churches on May 31

More than 1,200 pastors have signed a petition declaring themselves essential and saying they’ll open their doors on May 31. That’s Pentecost, the day the Christian church began.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Monterey has reinvented itself many times and remains a California jewel.

A capital city

Monterey has reinvented itself many times and remains a California jewel.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Downtown Los Angeles was rocked by an enormous explosion over the weekend.

Butane explosion in LA’s ‘Bong Row’ injured 12 firefighters in smoking supply warehouse blaze

Downtown Los Angeles was rocked by an enormous explosion over the weekend.

from KCRW Features

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report May 21, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report May 21, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report May 21, 2020.

Even before COVID-19, securing a place to live in Avalon on Catalina Island was hard. There are no cars, next to no crime, and 360 degree ocean views.

Life on Catalina Island: Multiple jobs, years-long housing waitlist

Even before COVID-19, securing a place to live in Avalon on Catalina Island was hard. There are no cars, next to no crime, and 360 degree ocean views.

from Greater LA

LA County hopes to reopen the economy and lift stay-at-home restrictions by July 4, but public health officials say the date will ultimately be driven by data and science, and getting…

LA County wants to open by July 4. What will it take to get there?

LA County hopes to reopen the economy and lift stay-at-home restrictions by July 4, but public health officials say the date will ultimately be driven by data and science, and getting…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Have you ever had a friend who you thought should live their life differently than they do? A story about building a meaningful life out of chaos.

The Best of All Possible Worlds: A Prologue

Have you ever had a friend who you thought should live their life differently than they do? A story about building a meaningful life out of chaos.

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