“We should not have had to turn our homes into sweatshops to make medical equipment. We do this because this is human work. And this is how we support other human beings.
Jun. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The LA Public Library wants anything people have created during the pandemic, from journal entries to neighborhood signs.
Jun. 5from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Hair salons have reopened in LA County, but when the COVID-19 pandemic kept them closed for more than two months, one South LA barber was cutting hair illicitly out of his garage.
Jun. 4from Greater LA
Public health officials worry that the spread of coronavirus could get worse because of recent protests.
Jun. 4from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Dr. Michael Wilkes, a professor of medicine and global health at UC Davis, says there are many factors to address at work when it comes to COVID-19 contagion.
Jun. 4from KCRW Features
The coronavirus pandemic and police killing of George Floyd is taking a tremendous toll on the mental health of African Americans.
“How do you assess a person's credibility if they're wearing a mask?
Jun. 2from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Apple is upping its movie game and putting its stamp on an awards-caliber film.
Jun. 1from The Business
Tech titans like Apple, Google and Facebook are about to get low-tech competition to help detect the novel coronavirus.
Jun. 1from To the Point
Off label prescribing as grown into an enormous problem, and it risks putting people’s health at risk.
May. 31from Second Opinion
When the German government called on companies to use ingenuity in the wake of COVID-19, Melitta pivoted to make masks alongside their original paper coffee filters.
May. 29from Good Food
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.
May. 29from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that LA County hair salons, barbershops and dine-restaurants may reopen.
When restaurants reopen, will people feel comfortable enough to go there to eat?
May. 28from Greater LA
In Santa Barbara, hungry locals have returned to restaurants. Most are sitting outside in the fresh air, though eating inside is an option too.
Long Beach and Santa Barbara are reopening restaurants for outdoor dining.
“We have not flattened the curve. We have bent the curve. But we are at a plateau of hospitalizations and certainly deaths.
May. 28from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
When it comes to public transit in LA, ridership is down. LA has reduced service, closed entrances to stations, and started sanitizing vehicles and public spaces a lot more.
Barbara Ferrer says, "We look a lot at sort of the daily hospitalization rate.
More cyclists are on the roads during the coronavirus pandemic.