Host Steve Chiotakis connects you to the people and places of Southern California.
Angel City FC is LA’s first pro women’s team since the LA Sol disbanded 12 years ago. With about 18,000 people attending each game, Angel City says it’s here to stay.
LA will ban the construction of new gas stations — to try to relieve climate change. That’s if a new proposal from LA City Councilmember Paul Koretz passes.
Many gas stations in LA are charging over $6 per gallon for regular unleaded gas. AAA says the national average is $4.86. Why are Southern Californians paying so much more?
The 1933 Group, a hospitality company, is restoring Tail o’ the Pup, an iconic hot dog stand in West Hollywood. It’s set to reopen on July 20, also known as National Hot Dog Day.
The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade set a new precedent in the United States. Does that mean other rights are at stake, too?
LGBTQ teens can have a good time in a safe space at the annual Santa Monica High School Queer Prom without the fear of experiencing hate or discrimination.
KCRW asked listeners for personal thoughts on the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Here are some of their responses.
LA has been preparing for more traveling patients seeking abortions. Meanwhile, anti-abortion advocates plan to now focus on states like California where the procedure remains legal.
Los Angeles Times columnist Gustavo Arellano describes how his experience in Catholic school made him a pro-choice advocate.
KCRW wants to know: How will the elimination of federally-protected abortion rights change your life?
At Craft Contemporary, an exhibit includes portraits of farm workers that are drawn onto cardboard boxes, and another features quilts that reference a 1960s LGBTQ magazine.
The Hollywood Bowl celebrates its centennial this July. KCRW looks at its origin story and legacy in LA.
The Hollywood Bowl reports that 1.5 million Southern Californians see a show each summer at its iconic venue. KCRW listeners share their favorite experiences.
The Pride Poets hotline writes custom, on-the-spot, free poems for anyone who dials in. This year, its creative team took more than 200 calls.
In his debut novel, “Cookies and Milk,” author Shawn Amos – son of the entrepreneur behind Famous Amos cookies – finds joy from a troubled childhood.
Before the U.S. Capitol insurrection on January 6, 2021, John Eastman was a respectable conservative voice in Orange County. What happened?
New drought restrictions limit millions of Southern Californians to watering their yards once or twice weekly. Cemeteries are looking for ways to avoid turning brown.
The state committed $1.5 billion for wildfire prevention and forest health in 2021. The California Newsroom investigated how Cal Fire has been spending that money.
California might’ve been a slavery-free state on paper when it joined the Union in 1850. But it turned out that people remained enslaved for years afterward.
Juneteenth is a day for honoring Black freedom. Whether you love history, food, music, dance, or dessert – there’s something for everyone to celebrate this weekend.
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