The week's top stories in LA media, politics and culture.
Warner Music just moved its employees to a new home in an old factory building in the Arts District.
Friends, family and fans continue to mourn the loss of rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was shot and killed over the weekend outside his clothing store in South Los Angeles.
The L.A. County Coroner’s Office has concluded that a man who died at the home of a prominent Democratic donor in West Hollywood overdosed on crystal meth.
Before former Governor Jerry Brown left office, last year, he put his pen to a couple, new transparency laws. Both have to do with public access to internal police investigations and…
Think of Santa Monica and there are a number of things that come to mind: an idyllic, beachside setting; a tech-saturated economy; a bastion of liberal politics.
Those who cast their ballot in the LA Unified School Board election at a local school or church likely did so for the last time.
It’s the team that’s had to deal with a geography and identity crisis for years, with some of the most supportive fans in Major League Baseball. The L.A.
A landmark bill signed by then-Governor Brown last year is intended to make records of police misconduct available to the public.
A remarkable documentary called "Aquarela" is about water--really and truly about water and its effect on the planet.
Aug. 16from Film Reviews
When you’re introduced to a cuisine by eating in restaurants, often times the process and pantry seem impenetrable.
Aug. 16from Good Food
Julianne Moore joins us with her husband, writer-director Bart Freundlich, to talk about their careers and their new drama, ‘After the Wedding,’ the fourth film they’ve made together.
Aug. 16from The Business
A storytelling show that explores the night, the landscape of the unseen, and how thoughts, feelings and behaviors transform in the dark.
An anthology of some of the greatest music stories never truly told. Top journalists present stand-alone audio documentaries that highlight music’s head, heart and beat.
Everything you wanted to know about good cooking, good eating, good food! From LA Chef, author, radio host, and restaurateur Evan Kleiman, at KCRW.com.
Host Frances Anderton looks at design and architecture from a Los Angeles perspective.
Aug 17SMC Center for Media & Design
Aug 17Self Help Graphics & Art
KCRW and Gustavo Arellano’s second annual Great Tortilla Tournament is now underway, with 32 tortilla makers from across Southern California moving on to the second round this…
Oscar-winner Julianne Moore and writer-director Bart Freundlich make movies together--and they’re also a married couple.
Over at the Santa Monica Farmers Market, chefs are flocking to Weiser Family Farms for biquinho peppers.
CBS and Viacom have officially recombined , but not without a major struggle. It took Shari Redstone years to bring the two parts of her father’s media empire back together.
LA is a city that runs on corn tortillas, and the best of them start with quality masa.
In 2018, Gustavo Arellano wrote for the New Yorker about Le Mirage Pastry, a Syrian bakery in Anaheim making bouza, a chewy ice cream studded with pistachios.
These days Los Angeles chef Jet Tila is recognized by millions as a presenter on Iron Chef America. But cooking well, and teaching others how to do it, is still a passion of his.
Sonoratown looks to defend its crown in this year’s tournament. Sohui Kim is your guide to building a Korean pantry at home, and Jet and Ali Tila are improving on the classics.