Greater LA

Greater LA

Host Steve Chiotakis connects you to the people and places of Southern California.

“Witch Hunt” is a new exhibition curated by Connie Butler from the Hammer Museum and Anne Ellegood from the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICALA).

‘Witch Hunt’ is a creative cauldron of feminist artists — on display at 2 LA museums

“Witch Hunt” is a new exhibition curated by Connie Butler from the Hammer Museum and Anne Ellegood from the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICALA).

Raquel Gutiérrez wrote about how LA shaped their own identity in a recent personal essay for Places Journal. The prompt was: How do Latinos impact the built environment of Los Angeles?

How the 704 bus line shaped writer Raquel Gutiérrez’s LA identity

Raquel Gutiérrez wrote about how LA shaped their own identity in a recent personal essay for Places Journal. The prompt was: How do Latinos impact the built environment of Los Angeles?

Nearly half of parents of teenagers saw a new or worsening mental health condition in their child since the start of the pandemic,according to a national poll from the C.S.

LAUSD says it’s hiring 922 mental health workers. 75% of the positions sit empty

Nearly half of parents of teenagers saw a new or worsening mental health condition in their child since the start of the pandemic,according to a national poll from the C.S.

The song “ Nature Boy ” was a number one hit for Nat King Cole in 1948, selling 1 million copies that year.

Meet ‘Nature Boy’ composer Eden Ahbez, the LA outdoor lover who changed jazz history

The song “ Nature Boy ” was a number one hit for Nat King Cole in 1948, selling 1 million copies that year.

Restaurants across Southern California are doubling down on vaccine regulations, but it’s not a one-size-fits-all approach.

Browsing menus and vaccine requirements at SoCal restaurants

Restaurants across Southern California are doubling down on vaccine regulations, but it’s not a one-size-fits-all approach.

The National League Division Series comes to Chavez Ravine Monday night for Game 3 between the LA Dodgers and San Francisco Giants. The teams are tied 1-1 in the best-of-five series.

It’s not just LA versus SF. The Dodgers-Giants rivalry originates in NY

The National League Division Series comes to Chavez Ravine Monday night for Game 3 between the LA Dodgers and San Francisco Giants. The teams are tied 1-1 in the best-of-five series.

KCRW profiles a resident of Homekey, a statewide program to turn hotels and motels into homeless housing. But how do you build stability in a place designed for temporary stays?

California’s Homekey effort offers stability to Angelenos living on the streets. But most of the housing isn’t permanent yet

KCRW profiles a resident of Homekey, a statewide program to turn hotels and motels into homeless housing. But how do you build stability in a place designed for temporary stays?

As Orange County confronts a recent oil spill, political fallout ensues over what needs to change.

Oil spill along Huntington Beach oozes into Orange County politics

As Orange County confronts a recent oil spill, political fallout ensues over what needs to change.

Forest Lawn Memorial Park is now home to Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher, Lucille Ball, Gene Autry, Paul Walker, John Ritter, Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Jackson and many more.

At Glendale’s Forest Lawn cemetery, check out a massive collection of Michelangelo art replicas

Forest Lawn Memorial Park is now home to Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher, Lucille Ball, Gene Autry, Paul Walker, John Ritter, Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Jackson and many more.

A nonprofit called the Sidewalk Project supplies unhoused people with Narcan, clean syringes, condoms, pipes, and marijuana.

How a Narcan ‘Tree of Life’ prevents overdoses on Skid Row

A nonprofit called the Sidewalk Project supplies unhoused people with Narcan, clean syringes, condoms, pipes, and marijuana.

The broken oil pipeline off the coast of Huntington Beach has spilled 144,000 gallons of oil.

Birds struggle to survive after OC oil spill. This team helps them get fed, hydrated, stabilized and clean

The broken oil pipeline off the coast of Huntington Beach has spilled 144,000 gallons of oil.

The Foxhole Theater Company aims to bridge the gap between veterans and civilians, and bring stories that challenge stereotypical views of the military community.

Veterans reflect on the end of the Afghanistan War — in ‘The Ninth Door’ by Foxhole Theater Company

The Foxhole Theater Company aims to bridge the gap between veterans and civilians, and bring stories that challenge stereotypical views of the military community.

"There is no other segment of the population that supports baseball more than the Latinos, and the Dodgers know that," says Jaime Jarrín.

Dodgers’ Spanish language announcer is rounding the bases — Jaime Jarrín will retire after 2022 season

"There is no other segment of the population that supports baseball more than the Latinos, and the Dodgers know that," says Jaime Jarrín.

The LA City Council passed a sweeping vaccine mandate on Wednesday, requiring businesses and city employees to check your vaccine status when entering many indoor public locations,…

LA’s vaccine mandate: How the rules affect you, and who’s exempt

The LA City Council passed a sweeping vaccine mandate on Wednesday, requiring businesses and city employees to check your vaccine status when entering many indoor public locations,…

Every 10 years in the City of LA, after the U.S. Census comes out, a redistricting commission draws new lines for the city’s council districts.

LA redistricting: City Council’s Nithya Raman and Paul Krekorian could lose their constituents

Every 10 years in the City of LA, after the U.S. Census comes out, a redistricting commission draws new lines for the city’s council districts.

Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a historic bill for California last week.

Bruce’s Beach will return to descendants of Willa and Charles Bruce — nearly a century later

Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a historic bill for California last week.

Safiya Noble plans to use the $625,000 in award money to create the nonprofit Equity Engine, which she hopes will provide Black women with the time, space, and resources needed to do…

UCLA’s newest MacArthur Genius says search engines reinforce oppressive stereotypes

Safiya Noble plans to use the $625,000 in award money to create the nonprofit Equity Engine, which she hopes will provide Black women with the time, space, and resources needed to do…

At a recent grand opening event in Anaheim, Orange County elected officials, business leaders, and homeless advocates celebrated the city’s first conversion of an aging motel into…

Homekey program: Revitalize old motels for unhoused Californians. Can it uplift nearby neighborhoods too?

At a recent grand opening event in Anaheim, Orange County elected officials, business leaders, and homeless advocates celebrated the city’s first conversion of an aging motel into…

The maximum amount of crude oil that could have spilled into the ocean off the coast of Huntington Beach in Orange County so far is 126,000 gallons.

Huntington Beach oil spill is similar in size and scope to 2015 Refugio oil spill

The maximum amount of crude oil that could have spilled into the ocean off the coast of Huntington Beach in Orange County so far is 126,000 gallons.

“ Immaculate Misconceptions ,” a new art exhibit at the JOAN gallery in downtown LA, features the work of Pippa Garner, a combat illustrator in the Vietnam War who now lives in Long…

From social commentary to playful inventions, check out Pippa Garner’s artwork at new DTLA exhibit

“ Immaculate Misconceptions ,” a new art exhibit at the JOAN gallery in downtown LA, features the work of Pippa Garner, a combat illustrator in the Vietnam War who now lives in Long…