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Elementary and middle school kids have been flocking to makeup stores to buy serums and creams recommended to them on TikTok. But they’re harming their skin.

As climate change makes water warmer, toxic algae is killing fish and plants in lakes nationwide, including Lake Elsinore. New technology could save them.

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Conflict over a proposed aerial gondola to carry fans to and from Dodger Stadium is heating up. Is it a traffic solution or a dubious development plan?

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Beloved 99 Cents Only stores are closing permanently, so customers are grabbing their final bargains.

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Stimulant medications like Adderall have been in short supply for a few years. It’s forcing people with ADHD to cope or get creative.

A string of highly-publicized violent crimes made headlines in May, reigniting concerns about safety on LA Metro. KCRW breaks down the latest crime data from the transit agency.

Workers at Margot and Juliet, two upscale Culver City restaurants owned by Rohan Talwar of IB Hospitality, say their paychecks have been bouncing all year.

California could lead the nation with a bill that would open up on-campus jobs at public universities and colleges to the state’s 60,000 undocumented students.


Ahead of crushing her Coachella debut, Faye Webster went Live From KCRW HQ with highlights from her 2024 LP “Underdressed at the Symphony” — here’s the video.

Irish post-punks Fontaines D.C. rip through selects from their throttling 2022 LP “Skinty Fia,” including “Jackie Down The Line.”

Shoegaze icons Slowdive plays cuts from ‘everything is alive’ alongside classics like “When The Sun Hits.” Plus, Neil and Nick talk life, death, and TikTok.

Reggie Watts and John Tejada (Wajatta) combine powers of cosmic improvisation and precision beat-crafting to bring the rave to KCRW HQ.

KCRW Summer Nights with LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes ft.

KCRW Summer Nights at Union Station with Metro Art With KCRW DJs Chris Douridas & Jeremy Sole Date/time: Saturday, July 20th, 6:00 PM–10:00 PM Location: Union Station

KCRW Summer Nights at Union Station with Metro Art ft.

KCRW Summer Nights with The Music Center ft. Gaby Moreno With KCRW DJ José Galván Date/time: Saturday, August 3rd, 7:00 PM–11:00 PM Location: The Music Center

KCRW’s acclaimed music documentary podcast, Lost Notes, is back for its fourth season!

Are your friends sick of hearing about your latest hookups and troublesome relationships? We’re not. KCRW is here to ask, How’s Your Sex Life?

The climate crisis is undeniable and overwhelming. People have a lot of questions about how they can help the planet in their daily lives.

Left, Right & Center is KCRW’s weekly politics show where we take on the tough, divisive issues you’re afraid to talk about with your own family.

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