Los Angeles

The LA County Sheriff’s Department is now the target of a new investigation by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra.

from KCRW Features

Santa Monica’s new City Hall East structure uses “foam-flush” toilets that turn human waste into nutrient-rich compost for the garden on site.

from Greater LA

In LA County, the health department controls the details about vaccine distribution.

When can private doctors in LA administer COVID vaccines?

In LA County, the health department controls the details about vaccine distribution.

from Greater LA

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson catches up with Salima Saunders of Uplifters Kitchen , a vegetarian restaurant that reopened in August and explores global flavors.

Rolling up breakfast burritos with potatoes at the farmer’s market

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson catches up with Salima Saunders of Uplifters Kitchen , a vegetarian restaurant that reopened in August and explores global flavors.

from Good Food

Lou Amdur of Lou Wine Shop in Los Feliz remembers that early on during the pandemic, the CDC cautioned the public to limit its drinking.

Drinking wine with intention: a guide from Lou Amdur

Lou Amdur of Lou Wine Shop in Los Feliz remembers that early on during the pandemic, the CDC cautioned the public to limit its drinking.

from Good Food

Chef Natalia Pereira speaks about her respect for food because at certain points of her life it was scarce.

In the Weeds: providing a sense of home

Chef Natalia Pereira speaks about her respect for food because at certain points of her life it was scarce.

from Good Food

Angeles Crest Creamery is a goat ranch in the San Gabriel Mountains.

Practicing regenerative agriculture in the San Gabriel Mountains

Angeles Crest Creamery is a goat ranch in the San Gabriel Mountains.

from Good Food

Local ports are backed up because nearly 2000 dockworkers are off the job because of COVID-19. As of Tuesday, 45 ships were docked waiting to unload.

Thousands of dockworkers are off the job due to COVID. Ships can’t unload their cargo

Local ports are backed up because nearly 2000 dockworkers are off the job because of COVID-19. As of Tuesday, 45 ships were docked waiting to unload.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 22, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 22, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 22, 2021.

President Donald Trump’s term has come to a fateful end. Now, some are wondering what an America under Joe Biden’s administration will look like.

This Week in Weed: What will ‘bud’ look like under the Biden administration?

President Donald Trump’s term has come to a fateful end. Now, some are wondering what an America under Joe Biden’s administration will look like.

from KCRW Features

Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews has come with a word that describes what he calls the state’s obsessive and unhealthy aversion to red ink: budgetism.

California’s fixation on balanced budgets has compounded the state’s big problems

Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews has come with a word that describes what he calls the state’s obsessive and unhealthy aversion to red ink: budgetism.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 21, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 21, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 21, 2021.

Long Beach is already vaccinating residents ages 65 and older. Grocery store workers are making appointments, and educators start getting vaccinated next week.

Long Beach starts inoculating teachers next week. Rest of LA County fumbles COVID vaccine rollout

Long Beach is already vaccinating residents ages 65 and older. Grocery store workers are making appointments, and educators start getting vaccinated next week.

from KCRW Features

Former Secretary of State Alex Padilla was sworn into the U.S. Senate this Wednesday by Vice President Kamala Harris.

Alex Padilla becomes California’s first Latino US senator

Former Secretary of State Alex Padilla was sworn into the U.S. Senate this Wednesday by Vice President Kamala Harris.

from Greater LA

People ages 65 and up in LA County can now sign up to be vaccinated against COVID-19. They can make an appointment via the county health department’s website.

Hilda Solis on opening up COVID vaccine program. Angelenos 65 and up can now register for shots

People ages 65 and up in LA County can now sign up to be vaccinated against COVID-19. They can make an appointment via the county health department’s website.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 20, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 20, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 20, 2021.

These images show LA’s struggles and victories during the Trump years, and how activists and new leaders emerged.

PHOTOS: How LA countered a volatile president, from Trump's inauguration to insurrection

These images show LA’s struggles and victories during the Trump years, and how activists and new leaders emerged.

from KCRW Features

This week’s art picks include drawings that explore deaf rage and experiences of trauma; a new age radio station broadcasting from a Santa Monica gallery; and a series of irregularly…

Drawings that chart out the levels of deaf rage

This week’s art picks include drawings that explore deaf rage and experiences of trauma; a new age radio station broadcasting from a Santa Monica gallery; and a series of irregularly…

from Arts & Culture Stories

Joe Biden supporters from Southern California who wanted to attend the presidential inauguration had difficult decisions to make in recent weeks.

‘I feel like I have to be there’: Despite violence and pandemic, one Angeleno is attending Biden’s inauguration

Joe Biden supporters from Southern California who wanted to attend the presidential inauguration had difficult decisions to make in recent weeks.

from Greater LA

The U.S. is expected to welcome up to 500,000 fewer babies this year, which is a 10-15% drop from last year.

How COVID-19 pandemic birthed the baby bust of 2021

The U.S. is expected to welcome up to 500,000 fewer babies this year, which is a 10-15% drop from last year.

from Greater LA