Los Angeles

Measure HLA, which is on the ballot, has attracted passionate support and strong opposition, amid a broad reckoning over the future and priorities of safety in LA transportation.

from KCRW Features

The Downtown LA gay bar Redline opened in 2015. Now it joins a long legacy of LGBTQ spaces that have closed in the city center.

from KCRW Features

George Gascon became LA’s district attorney with a progressive vision of restorative justice. Now he faces a swath of challengers who say he's gone too far.

The complicated race for LA's next district attorney

George Gascon became LA’s district attorney with a progressive vision of restorative justice. Now he faces a swath of challengers who say he's gone too far.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena opened in 1894. Now owner Joel Sheldon III is looking for a buyer who will keep catering to the local community.

Vroman’s won’t take just any buyer. You need respect, integrity

Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena opened in 1894. Now owner Joel Sheldon III is looking for a buyer who will keep catering to the local community.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Crenshaw Dairy Mart put on its first film festival in Inglewood after hearing from BIPOC filmmakers that they need more spaces to showcase their work in LA.

Crenshaw Dairy Mart’s first film festival: Stories of abolition, healing

The Crenshaw Dairy Mart put on its first film festival in Inglewood after hearing from BIPOC filmmakers that they need more spaces to showcase their work in LA.

from KCRW Features

For some LA public school kids, playing music has kept them afloat during hardships. “The Last Repair Shop” focuses on the craftspeople who’ve been fixing their instruments.

‘Last Repair Shop’ shows Angelenos who were broken, then repaired by music

For some LA public school kids, playing music has kept them afloat during hardships. “The Last Repair Shop” focuses on the craftspeople who’ve been fixing their instruments.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

At the farmer's market, citrus continues to shine.

Market Report: Squeezing the last drop out of citrus

At the farmer's market, citrus continues to shine.

from Good Food

As Congressman Adam Schiff eyes a promotion to the Senate, 15 candidates are vying to replace him in the House. Who are the top contenders ahead of the primary?

Who could replace Adam Schiff in the House?

As Congressman Adam Schiff eyes a promotion to the Senate, 15 candidates are vying to replace him in the House. Who are the top contenders ahead of the primary?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Looking for scones, finger sandwiches, and loose leaf tea? Let these afternoon teas add a bit of fancy to your life.

The best places to sip afternoon tea in LA

Looking for scones, finger sandwiches, and loose leaf tea? Let these afternoon teas add a bit of fancy to your life.

from Good Food

Could a gondola from Union Station to Dodger Stadium — about half a billion dollars to build — mitigate traffic? The LA Metro board will vote Thursday on whether to proceed.

Get to Dodger Stadium by gondola? LA officials to vote

Could a gondola from Union Station to Dodger Stadium — about half a billion dollars to build — mitigate traffic? The LA Metro board will vote Thursday on whether to proceed.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Looking for scones, finger sandwiches, and loose-leaf tea? Good Food host Evan Kleiman gives recommendations on where to get afternoon tea in LA.

Where to get afternoon high tea in LA — with the works

Looking for scones, finger sandwiches, and loose-leaf tea? Good Food host Evan Kleiman gives recommendations on where to get afternoon tea in LA.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A seven-minute shower uses about 13 gallons of water. One group is trying to prove that efficient home upgrades can make that amount feel like plenty all day.

How to live on 13 gallons of water a day without even trying

A seven-minute shower uses about 13 gallons of water. One group is trying to prove that efficient home upgrades can make that amount feel like plenty all day.

from KCRW Features

Eat!, a digital delivery program, gives customers access to farmers' markets across Los Angeles.

Market Report: eat! brings the farmers market to your doorstep

Eat!, a digital delivery program, gives customers access to farmers' markets across Los Angeles.

from Good Food

Memo Torres has ideas about where to eat this weekend with his latest recommendations for Apple Maps.

Sandwiches, ramen, tacos: 5 LA eateries to try this weekend

Memo Torres has ideas about where to eat this weekend with his latest recommendations for Apple Maps.

from Good Food

A new ordinance regulating short-term rentals in unincorporated LA County areas requires homeowners to live on-site. The goal: more housing, fewer party houses.

Party’s over! LA supes roll out rules for short-term rentals

A new ordinance regulating short-term rentals in unincorporated LA County areas requires homeowners to live on-site. The goal: more housing, fewer party houses.

from KCRW Features

At Typewriter Connection, Angelenos find an analog way to get their intimate thoughts out onto paper — without computers, smartphones, or even electricity.

Love comes and goes, but typewriters are forever

At Typewriter Connection, Angelenos find an analog way to get their intimate thoughts out onto paper — without computers, smartphones, or even electricity.

from KCRW Features

As younger generations take over legacy businesses, they’re promoting heart-shaped food on Instagram to keep profits up.

Heart-shaped food keeps LA legacy businesses on trend

As younger generations take over legacy businesses, they’re promoting heart-shaped food on Instagram to keep profits up.

from KCRW Features

The ACLU is hosting a forum with 12 candidates running for LA County District Attorney tonight. Much of the attention will be on controversial incumbent George Gascon.

LA DA debate: What to know about contenders vying to unseat Gascon

The ACLU is hosting a forum with 12 candidates running for LA County District Attorney tonight. Much of the attention will be on controversial incumbent George Gascon.

from KCRW Features

Cathy Asapahu shops for berries for a dessert tasting at Ayara Thai.

Market Report: Cathy Asapahu creates a dessert tasting to celebrate the Lunar New Year

Cathy Asapahu shops for berries for a dessert tasting at Ayara Thai.

from Good Food

Chocolatier Christine Sarioz taps into her art background to create sculptural chocolates.

At Milla Chocolates, minimalist, geometric luxury is the vibe

Chocolatier Christine Sarioz taps into her art background to create sculptural chocolates.

from Good Food