Los Angeles

It may sound counter-intuitive, but earthquakes are one of the natural phenomena that have made California great.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The 2020 presidential race has a crowded field of competitors, and many are making their way to Los Angeles for fundraisers, rallies, and other events.  KCRW will be tracking each…

from News Stories

Mayor Eric Garcetti is halfway through his second and final term in office, but that hasn’t stopped one of the city’s biggest unions from releasing new ads attacking him.

Union workers attack Garcetti on homelessness, Green New Deal

Mayor Eric Garcetti is halfway through his second and final term in office, but that hasn’t stopped one of the city’s biggest unions from releasing new ads attacking him.

from Greater LA

What are the key issues for local black voters heading into the 2020 presidential election?

Election 2020: What do black voters in LA care most about?

What are the key issues for local black voters heading into the 2020 presidential election?

from Greater LA

The Diocese of Orange opened its newly renovated Christ Cathedral today. Bishop Kevin Vann delivered the first mass and dedication ceremony.

Orange County's Crystal Cathedral is redesigned as Christ Cathedral

The Diocese of Orange opened its newly renovated Christ Cathedral today. Bishop Kevin Vann delivered the first mass and dedication ceremony.

from Greater LA

On Sunday, July 7, 2019, Hollyhock House, Frank Lloyd Wright’s first house in Southern California, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  It and seven other structures were…

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House is named a UNESCO World Heritage Site

On Sunday, July 7, 2019, Hollyhock House, Frank Lloyd Wright’s first house in Southern California, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  It and seven other structures were…

from Design and Architecture

Rachel Mason grew up in a very typical family: two parents, three kids, Sunday school, except for the fact that her parents owned two gay porn stores and, at one point, were perhaps…

Chronicling the closure of two gay porn stores in LA

Rachel Mason grew up in a very typical family: two parents, three kids, Sunday school, except for the fact that her parents owned two gay porn stores and, at one point, were perhaps…

from Greater LA

The Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City has a new exhibit that pays tribute to some of hip-hop’s greats. It’s called    Contact High: A Visual History of Hip Hop   .

Hip-hop photography through the decades, from NY to LA

The Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City has a new exhibit that pays tribute to some of hip-hop’s greats. It’s called Contact High: A Visual History of Hip Hop .

from Greater LA

Fifty years ago, Apollo 11 launched from the Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Florida.

How Downey, California helped put Apollo 11 on the moon (and get the astronauts back safely)

Fifty years ago, Apollo 11 launched from the Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Florida.

from Greater LA

Major aeronautics companies gearing up for World War II based their factories in Southern California, so it was natural for them to go into space.

Is Southern California still important for space exploration?

Major aeronautics companies gearing up for World War II based their factories in Southern California, so it was natural for them to go into space.

from Greater LA

Several cities in Orange County have decided to change the rules to limit what some councilmembers call “grandstanding,” putting issues you think are important on the agenda for public…

OC Line: Changes to 'grandstanding' in Orange County

Several cities in Orange County have decided to change the rules to limit what some councilmembers call “grandstanding,” putting issues you think are important on the agenda for public…

from Greater LA

The Sunset Foot Clinic is moving, and the spinning Happy Foot Sad Foot sign is going with it.

How the Happy Foot Sad Foot sign became an icon

The Sunset Foot Clinic is moving, and the spinning Happy Foot Sad Foot sign is going with it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week is the launch of the   Black Fire Sessions   , two concerts at The Broad that celebrate innovative black musicians of the 1960s and ‘70s.

Master saxophonist Roscoe Mitchell on improvising a 30-minute song

This week is the launch of the Black Fire Sessions , two concerts at The Broad that celebrate innovative black musicians of the 1960s and ‘70s.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA Times restaurant critic   Bill Addison   joins to discuss Northern Thai Food Club in Thai Town, a 12-seat restaurant where chef-owner “Nancy” Amphai Dunne is turning out   regional…

Big flavors at Northern Thai Food Club in Thai Town

LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison joins to discuss Northern Thai Food Club in Thai Town, a 12-seat restaurant where chef-owner “Nancy” Amphai Dunne is turning out regional…

from Good Food

This weekend, the Trump administration is expected to round up thousands of undocumented immigrants in at least 10 major cities, including LA.

How LA is preparing for ICE raids this weekend

This weekend, the Trump administration is expected to round up thousands of undocumented immigrants in at least 10 major cities, including LA.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Immigrant rights advocates and groups nationwide are preparing for this weekend, when a major ICE operation is supposed to take place.

Immigrant groups prepare for possible ICE raids this weekend

Immigrant rights advocates and groups nationwide are preparing for this weekend, when a major ICE operation is supposed to take place.

from Greater LA

People who work for Uber, Lyft, Postmates, and DoorDash can control their own hours, but they don’t receive health insurance, workers comp or paid leave.

Will Uber and Lyft drivers remain independent contractors?

People who work for Uber, Lyft, Postmates, and DoorDash can control their own hours, but they don’t receive health insurance, workers comp or paid leave.

from Greater LA

Bleu Kitchen, All Flavor No Grease and Taco Mell chefs join forces to serve Instagrammable breakfast. The Court Cafe opens Saturday.

Bleu Kitchen, All Flavor No Grease and Taco Mell chefs join forces to serve Instagrammable breakfast

Bleu Kitchen, All Flavor No Grease and Taco Mell chefs join forces to serve Instagrammable breakfast. The Court Cafe opens Saturday.

from Greater LA

LA has some new exhibits highlighting the female body: British artist Sarah Lucas' retrospective “Au Naturel” at the Hammer Museum, and Berlin-based artist Donna Huanca's show…

Local art exhibits highlight female anatomy

LA has some new exhibits highlighting the female body: British artist Sarah Lucas' retrospective “Au Naturel” at the Hammer Museum, and Berlin-based artist Donna Huanca's show…

from Greater LA

Impossible and Beyond burgers are plant-based burgers that are crafted in a science lab to have the look, texture, and taste of a ground beef burger.

Where to find Impossible and Beyond burgers in LA

Impossible and Beyond burgers are plant-based burgers that are crafted in a science lab to have the look, texture, and taste of a ground beef burger.

from Greater LA