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.
Apr. 9, 2019
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.
Apr. 2, 2019
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.
Mar. 26, 2019
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…
Mar. 19, 2019
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.
Mar. 12, 2019
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.
Mar. 5, 2019
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.
Feb. 26, 2019
A landmark bill signed by then-Governor Brown last year is intended to make records of police misconduct available to the public.
Feb. 19, 2019
The Pac-12 conference has decided to postpone all sporting events for the rest of the year. That means no soccer, no volleyball, and no football.
from Greater LA
A new poll by the Pew Research Center finds that barely a quarter of Americans who identify as Hispanic or Latino have even heard of the word Latinx.
Some people are calling Netflix's "Indian Matchmaking" binge-worthy, while others call it offensive.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Los Angeles is having an identity crisis. City officials tout new development and shiny commuter trains, while longtime residents are doing all they can to hang on to home.
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.
ZÓCALO PUBLIC SQUARE
Elizabeth Wetmore’s “Valentine” is an impressive demonstration of the power of the voices of women.
The Pac-12 conference has decided to postpone all sporting events for the rest of the year. That means no soccer, volleyball or football.
However, moving forward, HBM will continue as an independent production, and no longer be distributed through the KCRW feed.
from Here Be Monsters
LA Unified’s new school year will start again on August 18. All K-12 classes will be all virtual for the nearly 800,000 students.
California’s long history of mass incarceration may have finally reached an inflection point.
from Zócalo's Connecting California
Did you miss us? KCRW is back with a long-form, team-based version of the beloved KCRW Trivia Club Live!
from KCRW's Summer Club
David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 13, 2020.
from David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report
The pandemic is cutting a swath through the region’s restaurants — high-end, low-end, and everything in-between.
from Greater LA