Los Angeles

LACMA has signed on as a partner in the development of Las Vegas’ only standalone art museum. Pieces from LACMA will be on rotating loan in Vegas once the new museum is complete.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A Ninth Circuit case has limited how LA responds to homelessness. If the Supreme Court tosses out that decision, the city could ban camping in more places.

from KCRW Features

Erick Elliott’s (a.k.a. Erick the Architect) first solo album, “I’ve Never Been Here Before,” features big-name collaborators like James Blake and George Clinton.

Erick the Architect is no longer denying his truth on new solo album

Erick Elliott’s (a.k.a. Erick the Architect) first solo album, “I’ve Never Been Here Before,” features big-name collaborators like James Blake and George Clinton.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In Las Vegas today, construction began on a train that would get travelers from Rancho Cucamonga in San Bernardino County to the Las Vegas strip in about two hours.

Rancho Cucamonga to Vegas: Will high-speed rail be done in 4 years?

In Las Vegas today, construction began on a train that would get travelers from Rancho Cucamonga in San Bernardino County to the Las Vegas strip in about two hours.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Michael McCarty reflects on 45 years of success at his eponymous Santa Monica restaurant.

Before there was 'farm to table,' there was Michael's

Michael McCarty reflects on 45 years of success at his eponymous Santa Monica restaurant.

from Good Food

When soulful Southern restaurant Joyce opened in DTLA, LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison had to check it out.

Restaurant Review: Joyce puts a global spin on Southern food

When soulful Southern restaurant Joyce opened in DTLA, LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison had to check it out.

from Good Food

The Los Angeles Rebellion gives queer men a platform to take competition seriously while finding their people.

Queer rugby club is shattering perceptions of men in contact sports

The Los Angeles Rebellion gives queer men a platform to take competition seriously while finding their people.

from KCRW Features

The City of LA operates an alternative to policing that’s geared towards unhoused Angelenos. The aims: Cut LAPD involvement and find permanent homes for more people.

LA reduces LAPD homeless response – now what about housing?

The City of LA operates an alternative to policing that’s geared towards unhoused Angelenos. The aims: Cut LAPD involvement and find permanent homes for more people.

from KCRW Features

Beloved 99 Cents Only stores are closing permanently, so customers are grabbing their final bargains.

Shoppers mourn 99 Cents Only as stores wind down operations

Beloved 99 Cents Only stores are closing permanently, so customers are grabbing their final bargains.

from KCRW Features

USC has barred valedictorian Asna Tabassum from speaking at commencement next month. The school’s reasoning: safety concerns after groups criticized her pro-Palestinean views.

USC cancels speech from Muslim valedictorian, citing security threats

USC has barred valedictorian Asna Tabassum from speaking at commencement next month. The school’s reasoning: safety concerns after groups criticized her pro-Palestinean views.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The southbound 101 freeway in Agoura Hills will be closed nightly for the next few weeks — as Caltrans continues building a massive wildlife bridge.

Animal highway in Agoura Hills: Construction means freeway closures

The southbound 101 freeway in Agoura Hills will be closed nightly for the next few weeks — as Caltrans continues building a massive wildlife bridge.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Sure, you know almonds. But do you know green almonds?

Green almonds are in season at the farmers market

Sure, you know almonds. But do you know green almonds?

from Good Food

Coachella 2024 is upon us!

Coachella 2024: How (and what) to watch from home

Coachella 2024 is upon us!

from Music News

LA’s animal shelters are so overcrowded that the City Council has paused issuing dog breeding licenses. The president of a local rescue explains what’s going on.

What's behind the massive influx of dogs at LA's shelters?

LA’s animal shelters are so overcrowded that the City Council has paused issuing dog breeding licenses. The president of a local rescue explains what’s going on.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The group Open Books is giving what they deem “LGBTQ+ affirming literature” to public schools, including every elementary campus in the LAUSD.

Donating LGBTQ literature is a benefit to all kids: Open Books co-founder

The group Open Books is giving what they deem “LGBTQ+ affirming literature” to public schools, including every elementary campus in the LAUSD.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The people in charge of California’s state parks once focused on just preserving land, but now they’re tasked with saving it from climate-driven collapse.

Climate change pushes CA state parks to re-think their goals

The people in charge of California’s state parks once focused on just preserving land, but now they’re tasked with saving it from climate-driven collapse.

from KCRW Features

Southern Californians tired of screens are building tables, chairs, and objects of beauty out of wood to channel their creativity into something tangible.

Woodworking means fewer screens and more satisfaction for Angelenos

Southern Californians tired of screens are building tables, chairs, and objects of beauty out of wood to channel their creativity into something tangible.

from KCRW Features

Hundreds of locals flocked to the Griffith Park Observatory to witness Southern California’s partial eclipse.

Griffith Park spectators awestruck at partial solar eclipse

Hundreds of locals flocked to the Griffith Park Observatory to witness Southern California’s partial eclipse.

from KCRW Features

Bill Addison heads to an upscale Chinese restaurant where the roast duck comes with a fire show.

The tableside roast duck at Array 36 is fire — literally

Bill Addison heads to an upscale Chinese restaurant where the roast duck comes with a fire show.

from Good Food

Expansions of The Broad museum and the Colburn School represent investments in the arts on Grand Ave. Neither design is oriented toward drivers or parking.

Museums, concerts, and no driving? Grand Ave enters new era

Expansions of The Broad museum and the Colburn School represent investments in the arts on Grand Ave. Neither design is oriented toward drivers or parking.

from KCRW Features