SoundsLA

SoundsLA

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It's your city. What do you hear? KCRW looks at the sounds and people that make Los Angeles unique. Submit yours at SoundsLA@kcrw.org.

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Martina Blumenthal has found passion in cycling. She loves the terrain and the views and the weather here for riding her bike.

Like most parents, Jim Storey wanted his son to be happy and fulfilled. At times, he feared the worst.

Peter Lee grew up in the heart of Los Angeles while his Korean immigrant parents built a life and a family business (LA Speedy Apparel Manufacturing).

Mrs. Perez’s second grade students have been waiting for this day for three whole weeks! Today, the eggs in the incubator have started to hatch.

Angel Solis is a sophomore at Alliance Dr. Olga Mohan High School in Los Angeles.

Candelas Guitars started with two brothers from Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico.

The sound during a ride on a roller coaster at Six Flags.

The manmade and natural sounds found at the Hansen Dam recreation area.

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