For those who are anxious and fearful over the coronavirus outbreak, Rabbi Steve Leder says, "You cannot have a shadow unless the light is somehow shining behind whatever is…
Mar. 28from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
As the first big wave of COVID-19 infections hit San Francisco and LA, some city dwellers want to ride out the pandemic in more rural environments.
Mar. 27from KCRW Features
Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis talks about a big problem hospitals are facing: Should medical residents be involved in the fight against COVID-19?
Many people are staying home to curb the spread of coronavirus. We’re working, exercising, educating little ones, and caring for our partners and other family members – under one roof.
Mar. 26from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis talks about what elective surgeries are, and what challenges health care providers face when deciding which surgeries to postpone.
Mar. 26from KCRW Features
Rebecca Gutierrez, PsyD, works at a suicide prevention center in Culver City.
One of the deadliest aspects of coronavirus is how it attacks the lungs. That’s why ventilators are so important.
Greg Laemmle, owner of the Laemmle chain of theaters, says his eight theaters are hurting: “We're hemorrhaging ... probably in the order of $20,000 - $30,000 a week, plus.”
Mar. 26from Greater LA
The COVID-19 outbreak has led to lost jobs for many people in LA. They may not be able to pay rent. How are they and their landlords dealing with that possibility?
President Trump has called COVID-19 “the Chinese virus,” and blamed China for its origin and spread.
Mar. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
To help nurses and doctors in LA, Lulu Wang, the writer and director of the award-winning 2019 film “The Farewell,” is throwing her star power behind crowdsourcing protective…
Mar. 25from Greater LA
Italy is still facing a dire situation: More than 8,200 coronavirus-related deaths have been recorded. In Italy’s northern region, sirens are now a constant presence.
While California braces for another weekend at home, states nationwide are adapting different tactics during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Many LA restaurants are offering takeout or delivery only. Some are now operating like grocery stores. Others are providing meals for health care workers on frontlines.
Be it a hurricane or wildfire, you’ll find chef José Andrés there. Unlike most people, the Nobel Peace Prize nominee runs toward catastrophe.
Mar. 27from Good Food
As panic buying of pantry staples and toilet paper swept across America, supermarket shelves emptied, and grocery store employees demanded more respect. Workers are calling for hazard…
Undocumented housekeepers are losing work due to the coronavirus outbreak. They don’t qualify for unemployment income and may not be eligible for government bailout.
In this new reality of staying home and social distancing, Angelenos might be missing their trips to art galleries.
As hospitals, clinics and other community organizations face a shortage of masks during the COVID-19 outbreak, homebound sewers have stepped up to help, from DIY crafters to fashion…
Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis talks about the challenges other nations have struggled with during the pandemic.