Welcome to LA

Welcome to LA

Los Angeles is a city carved out of the desert — a conjured image of paradise. Award-winning journalist David Weinberg returns with stories of people who learn what lies beyond the dream.

Inside an old restaurant you can hear the sound of kids hunkered down at the counter, plotting a revolution. It’s a long shot for sure, but maybe they will pull it off.

How did a group of stuntmen in the 1960s diversify Hollywood? The origin story of the Black Stuntmen’s Association.

Have you ever had a friend who you thought should live their life differently than they do? A story about building a meaningful life out of chaos.

Los Angeles is a city carved out of the desert – a conjured image of paradise.

Lost Notes is a podcast from KCRW. It's about music, and artistic legacy, and people. Listen to this episode about David Bowie's favorite rock band, Fanny.

Trevor Pan launched his architecture career by building his first building with his own hands in a barren patch of Arizona desert.

Before he launched one of the most successful porn companies in America, Rob Navarro was a chart topping Christian rock star and the voice of Ronald McDonald.

Luis Gutierrez Sanchez, also known as "Grace of the Sea," had been living in a garage in South LA for six years.