Los Angeles

Until last month, Helen Harlan lived in a five-bedroom house in Highland Park with 24 roommates.

from Greater LA

The Plaza Historic District, or El Pueblo Historical Monument, is the oldest section of the city.

from Greater LA

Governor Gavin Newsom delivered his annual State of the State speech today. A lot of it focused on fighting homelessness.

Gov. Newsom’s State of State speech targets homelessness

Governor Gavin Newsom delivered his annual State of the State speech today. A lot of it focused on fighting homelessness.

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If you grew up in LA, you may have fond memories of LAUSD's coffee cake. Want to learn the secret recipe? We've got the original 1954 recipe for you here.

How LAUSD’s classic coffee cake evolved and led to love

If you grew up in LA, you may have fond memories of LAUSD's coffee cake. Want to learn the secret recipe? We've got the original 1954 recipe for you here.

from Greater LA

Feeling overwhelmed by the constant barrage of noise in our lives?

Can a Sound Bath Cure Bad Sound with Good Sound?

Feeling overwhelmed by the constant barrage of noise in our lives?

from Design and Architecture

In October, we brought you the story about Jonathyn Barber. He was convicted of second-degree murder for a fatal DUI collision. He served 16 years.

Patience plays a role in life after incarceration

In October, we brought you the story about Jonathyn Barber. He was convicted of second-degree murder for a fatal DUI collision. He served 16 years.

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Gwendolyn Lang, an 80-year-old widow, lived with two of her adult sons. At the time, the bank foreclosed on her home.

Homeowner faced foreclosure. Did she get to stay?

Gwendolyn Lang, an 80-year-old widow, lived with two of her adult sons. At the time, the bank foreclosed on her home.

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In December, we brought you a story about XOTX-Tropico Nursery, an exotic plant store in West Hollywood.

Resistance wasn’t futile: XOTX-Tropico Nursery returns

In December, we brought you a story about XOTX-Tropico Nursery, an exotic plant store in West Hollywood.

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Rotting fruit is made out of semi precious stones, a group show centers around witches, and paintings depict figures floating through water.

Art Insider Feb. 18: Decaying fruit, witches, water dancers

Rotting fruit is made out of semi precious stones, a group show centers around witches, and paintings depict figures floating through water.

The Marciano Art Foundation permanently and abruptly closed a few months ago after the staff tried unionizing.

What really led to the abrupt closure of the Marciano Art Foundation?

The Marciano Art Foundation permanently and abruptly closed a few months ago after the staff tried unionizing.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“Gentefied” follows three cousins and their immigrant grandfather who try to save the family’s taqueria as gentrification creeps in. We speak to the Latinx creators of the show.

Netflix’s ‘Gentefied’: How young Latinx professionals are gentrifying Boyle Heights

“Gentefied” follows three cousins and their immigrant grandfather who try to save the family’s taqueria as gentrification creeps in. We speak to the Latinx creators of the show.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The series marked Byrd’s first time music supervising a project.

Behind the Sounds: KCRW’s Aaron Byrd on ‘When They See Us’

The series marked Byrd’s first time music supervising a project.

from KCRW Features

On this Presidents’ Day, we broadcast a special panel discussion about the messy green rush following the legalization of recreational marijuana in California.

Take Me To Your Dealer: A KCRW Joint

On this Presidents’ Day, we broadcast a special panel discussion about the messy green rush following the legalization of recreational marijuana in California.

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At Tirsa’s Mexican Cafe near LA’s Chinatown, there are   half-pound burritos   and colossal Hot Cheetos concoctions. L.A. Times restaurant critic   Patricia Escarcega   checks it out.

Patricia Escarcega gets acquainted with the Flamin’ Hot Cheeto sope

At Tirsa’s Mexican Cafe near LA’s Chinatown, there are half-pound burritos and colossal Hot Cheetos concoctions. L.A. Times restaurant critic Patricia Escarcega checks it out.

from Good Food

There’s a parade of papayas at the market this week, and Market Report correspondent   Gillian Ferguson   talks about homemade tajin with acclaimed pastry chef, Cecilia Leung.

Papaya pageantry hits the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market

There’s a parade of papayas at the market this week, and Market Report correspondent Gillian Ferguson talks about homemade tajin with acclaimed pastry chef, Cecilia Leung.

from Good Food

This week, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced plans to investigate the LAPD’s use of the CalGang database.

LAPD might be putting innocent people in the California gang database

This week, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced plans to investigate the LAPD’s use of the CalGang database.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey this week dismissed 66,000 marijuana-related convictions in the county.

‘Isn’t just a matter of waving a wand’: Jackie Lacey on weed conviction dismissals

LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey this week dismissed 66,000 marijuana-related convictions in the county.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Ahead of an election, LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey has moved to dismiss 66,000 cannabis-related convictions here.

Here's good news if you have a pot bust on your record

Ahead of an election, LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey has moved to dismiss 66,000 cannabis-related convictions here.

from KCRW Features

LA County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced that she’s moving to dismiss 66,000 marijuana convictions dating back to 1961.

LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey to expunge 66,000 weed convictions

LA County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced that she’s moving to dismiss 66,000 marijuana convictions dating back to 1961.

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Monarch butterflies are among the best known types of butterflies in North America. But the population has suffered recently, especially in California.

Troubled lives of monarch butterflies … just got worse

Monarch butterflies are among the best known types of butterflies in North America. But the population has suffered recently, especially in California.

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