The meteoric rise of cannabis is thanks to a close relationship between the industry, its lobbyists, and local political leaders.
Jul. 13from Greater LA
Many businesses in California are required to shut down again, including beauty salons. Rosey Ibarra owns Social Salon Suites in Glendale.
Jul. 14from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Rules are in place for Hollywood to begin production again. Actors are being asked to apply their own makeup. Cast and crew can expect to get tested at least once a week.
LA is rolling out the largest coronavirus-related rental assistance program in the country this week.
LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas talks about whether businesses must shut down again, getting Angelenos to comply with safety orders, and balancing public health with economic…
Jul. 13from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
NBC is preparing to launch its new streaming service Peacock on July 15. A slate of shows and movies will be aimed at casual viewers.
Jul. 11from The Business
Chewbox , founded by Chef Roy Choi and Kim Gaston, is a food delivery service focused on healthy, chef-driven meals and job opportunities for underserved communities.
Jul. 10from Good Food
Many people don’t want to board planes for COVID-19 safety reasons, and they’re concerned about hotels and Airbnbs. They're turning to camping instead, and RV sales are exploding.
Jul. 9from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The Supreme Court wrapped up its term today by handing a big blow to President Trump.
The Los Angeles City Council has come under ramped-up scrutiny following ongoing protests for racial justice.
Jul. 9from KCRW Features
As bars and restaurants reopened for dine-in service in June, hundreds of front-of-the-house workers bore the brunt of a new workplace.
Jul. 8from Greater LA
Last week, the food editor at the LA Times, Peter Meehan, resigned amid accusations of creating a toxic workplace culture.
More than 17 million Americans traveled to Europe in 2018, according to the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Travel and Tourism Office.
Jul. 8from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
On average, the net worth of white families in the U.S. is nearly 10 times that of Black families.
Cannabis dispensaries are an essential business that have remained open through the pandemic.
Jul. 7from Greater LA
Many small businesses have sought loans from the government’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). More than $500 billion in loans have been granted to qualifying businesses.
Jul. 7from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
As coronavirus cases continue to rise, there’s no telling when live music performances will come back.
Jul. 6from Greater LA
Many summer activities are not happening due to coronavirus, and it’s unclear when or if kids will return to school.
Jul. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The coronavirus has caused unemployment to skyrocket across the county to more than 20%. Along with that rising number?
Jul. 2from Greater LA
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.
Jul. 2from Press Play with Madeleine Brand