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“What’s going to happen is in our control.…The Fourth of July is associated with lots of partying and drinking, and that sort of leads to some opportunities for poor judgment,” says…

from KCRW Features

John C. Fremont was instrumental in California becoming a state. He was one of the first two senators. He was the first Republican candidate for president in 1856.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for July 3, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for July 3, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for July 3, 2020.

If the federal government won’t fix the U-S Constitution, California ought to write its own.

Joe Mathews: California and the federal government should consider going their separate ways

If the federal government won’t fix the U-S Constitution, California ought to write its own.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Ahead of the Fourth of July weekend, Governor Gavin Newsom ordered that dining rooms in 19 counties must close again. The closures will last at least three weeks.

The see-saw of opening and closing, and what the means for restaurants

Ahead of the Fourth of July weekend, Governor Gavin Newsom ordered that dining rooms in 19 counties must close again. The closures will last at least three weeks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for July 2, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for July 2, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for July 2, 2020.

There are up to 2.5 million undocumented people living in California.

Only a fraction of undocumented immigrants have received disaster aid from California

There are up to 2.5 million undocumented people living in California.

from Greater LA

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Riverside doctor concerned about ‘collective level of diligence’ in turning around pandemic

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A crossover spectacular! Richard Parks III helps David Weinberg find where food meets fame in Los Angeles.

Welcome To Richard’s Famous LA Food Podcast

A crossover spectacular! Richard Parks III helps David Weinberg find where food meets fame in Los Angeles.

from Welcome to LA

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for July 1, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for July 1, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for July 1, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 30, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 30, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 30, 2020.

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

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

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

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 26, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 26, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 26, 2020.

Junipero Serra founded 21 Catholic missions in the late 18th century. His mission project brought fatal diseases to the people living here.

Why Junipero Serra statues are crumbling across California

Junipero Serra founded 21 Catholic missions in the late 18th century. His mission project brought fatal diseases to the people living here.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Activists in Marin County are calling for the renaming of places commemorating Sir Francis Drake, the colonizer who sailed around the world in the 16th century.

‘A monument to white supremacy’: Activists call for the removal of Drake’s Cross in San Francisco

Activists in Marin County are calling for the renaming of places commemorating Sir Francis Drake, the colonizer who sailed around the world in the 16th century.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Sacramento has been siphoning authority from local California communities for decades.

Joe Mathews: The shiny Sacramento statue that reflects California’s failures

Sacramento has been siphoning authority from local California communities for decades.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 25, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 25, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 25, 2020.

What to do with the LAUSD police department? The Los Angeles school board found themselves deeply divided over that issue when they met on Tuesday.

School board disagrees over whether LAUSD needs its own police force

What to do with the LAUSD police department? The Los Angeles school board found themselves deeply divided over that issue when they met on Tuesday.

from Greater LA

Like the rest of the San Gabriel Valley, El Monte, and South El Monte are now home mostly to people of color.   
  And like the rest of greater Los Angeles, they used to be racially…

Who owns history? New book reconsiders San Gabriel Valley’s pioneer past

Like the rest of the San Gabriel Valley, El Monte, and South El Monte are now home mostly to people of color.  And like the rest of greater Los Angeles, they used to be racially…

from Greater LA

Remember what Friday nights used to feel like? It was freedom, that moment when you get off work, and your time no longer belongs to someone else — the night is yours.

Friday Night: The Kingdom of Time

Remember what Friday nights used to feel like? It was freedom, that moment when you get off work, and your time no longer belongs to someone else — the night is yours.

from Welcome to LA