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Indoor music clubs say they likely won’t return in earnest until late summer or fall as they navigate a complex ecosystem of safety regulations, financial constraints, and touring…

Indoor music clubs say they likely won’t return in earnest until late summer or fall as they navigate a complex ecosystem of safety regulations, financial constraints, and touring schedules.

from Greater LA

Flamin’ Hot Cheetos can be traced back to Detroit and Chicago mini marts rather than Richard Montañez

For more than a decade, an urban legend has surrounded the creation of the snack food Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.

Ellen DeGeneres ends her show, following allegations of a toxic workplace and ratings dropoff

The queen of daytime TV announced the upcoming 19th season of her show will be its last.

Michelle Zauner on ‘Crying In H Mart’ and losing her mom to cancer, plus finding ‘Jubilee’ with new music

More than six years after her mother’s death, Michelle Zauner still cries, usually in the Korean grocery store H Mart.

For years pharmaceutical companies have provide gifts and kickbacks to doctors who prescribed their drugs.

from Second Opinion

Psychotherapists, researchers and specialists say that MDMA has shifted the paradigm when it comes to the treatment of trauma.

from Life Examined

The 1960s and 1970s painted a mixed and controversial view of psychedelics, but their truly transformative nature may lie in their potential to heal.

from Life Examined

Usually the simplest part of reviewing a movie is designating its genre.

from Film Reviews

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What do borders mean in a globalized world?

Eating with locals and refugees across Turkey, Cyprus, and Greece

What do borders mean in a globalized world?

from Good Food

A shift has occurred in how the media conditioned the public to think about men’s bodies and ideals.

Dude food: ‘Comfort food with an edge of competitive destruction’

A shift has occurred in how the media conditioned the public to think about men’s bodies and ideals.

from Good Food

Mushroom species are prolific and diverse, and less than 10% of them are documented, according to Doug Bierend .

Fungi fanatics: Focusing on the future

Mushroom species are prolific and diverse, and less than 10% of them are documented, according to Doug Bierend .

from Good Food

Master gardener Alyssa Kahn asserts that wild mustard has a complicated history of how it made its way to California, threatening biodiversity and inhibiting seed germination of native…

Wild mustard beyond a condiment: Use it to make paper, ink, fertilizer

Master gardener Alyssa Kahn asserts that wild mustard has a complicated history of how it made its way to California, threatening biodiversity and inhibiting seed germination of native…

from Good Food

At the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market, correspondent Gillian Ferguson meets up with Chef Zarah Khan of Botanica in Silver Lake.

Competing for the spotlight: Stone fruit and berries are in season

At the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market, correspondent Gillian Ferguson meets up with Chef Zarah Khan of Botanica in Silver Lake.

from Good Food

Chef/owner Chris Yang had a neighborhood and media darling on his hands when Yang’s Kitchen opened in 2019.

‘In the Weeds’: A carousel of pivots at Yang’s Kitchen

Chef/owner Chris Yang had a neighborhood and media darling on his hands when Yang’s Kitchen opened in 2019.

from Good Food

NPR just turned 50 years old. The network was born in the era of the Vietnam War and came of age during the explosion of the 24/7 news cycle.

Fifty and Forward: An Anniversary Celebration of NPR

NPR just turned 50 years old. The network was born in the era of the Vietnam War and came of age during the explosion of the 24/7 news cycle.

Josh Barro talks with the LRC panel about Republican-led states cutting back on jobless benefits, a ransomware attack on an energy company, and the controversial joys of parenthood.

Is it time to cut unemployment benefits?

Josh Barro talks with the LRC panel about Republican-led states cutting back on jobless benefits, a ransomware attack on an energy company, and the controversial joys of parenthood.

from Left, Right & Center

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 14, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 14, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 14, 2021.

NBC announced it will not air the Golden Globes in 2022.

NBC drops the Golden Globes for 2022 as HFPA remains engulfed in crisis

NBC announced it will not air the Golden Globes in 2022.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Distract, delegate, document, delay and direct — these strategies are meant for situations of verbal harassment that haven’t risen to physical violence.

Witness an AAPI hate crime? Intervene to keep the streets safe by practicing the ‘5Ds’

Distract, delegate, document, delay and direct — these strategies are meant for situations of verbal harassment that haven’t risen to physical violence.

from KCRW Features

Maj. Danny Sjursen weighs in on U.S. intelligence agencies’ recent admission that a report that the Taliban had been paid by Russia to kill Americans is most likely false.

The Russian bounty story is a deadly example of fake news

Maj. Danny Sjursen weighs in on U.S. intelligence agencies’ recent admission that a report that the Taliban had been paid by Russia to kill Americans is most likely false.

from Scheer Intelligence

For decades, famed legal titan Tom Girardi has been known across California for winning lawsuits for ‘the little guys.’

How renowned LA lawyer Tom Girardi went from lavish parties on ‘Real Housewives’ to bankruptcy proceedings

For decades, famed legal titan Tom Girardi has been known across California for winning lawsuits for ‘the little guys.’

from Greater LA

In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic and a struggling food industry, LA’s vegan restaurants are experimenting with different and unusual ethnic flavor combinations, often with delicious…

New LA vegan restaurants cross cultural boundaries, step up flavor

In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic and a struggling food industry, LA’s vegan restaurants are experimenting with different and unusual ethnic flavor combinations, often with delicious…

from Greater LA