Greater LA

Greater LA

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

The series Chalk Lines includes five short plays written by LA playwrights, using immersive audio storytelling to bring to life unsung landmarks in West Adams, Leimert Park, Exposition…

LA playwrights create audio fiction along the Expo Line

The series Chalk Lines includes five short plays written by LA playwrights, using immersive audio storytelling to bring to life unsung landmarks in West Adams, Leimert Park, Exposition…

Now young queer women are part of a new wave in LA to feed the hunger of LGBTQ Angelenos and are building new spaces.

LA has zero lesbian bars. A new wave of queer women are changing that

Now young queer women are part of a new wave in LA to feed the hunger of LGBTQ Angelenos and are building new spaces.

"Senior Prom" centers around residents of the Triangle Square Senior Housing in Hollywood, one of the oldest queer senior centers in the country.

LA’s LGBTQ+ retirees get a second shot at prom in new PBS documentary

"Senior Prom" centers around residents of the Triangle Square Senior Housing in Hollywood, one of the oldest queer senior centers in the country.

In 1961, John F. Kennedy was inaugurated as president, and superstar Nat King Cole sang at his inaugural gala.

CAAM explores LA’s Black debutante culture and empowerment

In 1961, John F. Kennedy was inaugurated as president, and superstar Nat King Cole sang at his inaugural gala.

In New York City, more people are experiencing homelessness than in all of LA County, according to the most recent counts.

What can LA learn from New York’s ‘right to shelter’ law?

In New York City, more people are experiencing homelessness than in all of LA County, according to the most recent counts.

Every summer, many LA galleries present group shows to try out new artists and catch their breath before the big season for the art world: fall.

Landscapes, human body, and crafts: Themes of summer LA group exhibits highlighting new artists

Every summer, many LA galleries present group shows to try out new artists and catch their breath before the big season for the art world: fall.

The first glimpse of the water driving down Highway 86 is breathtaking. From some angles, you can’t even see the other side of California’s biggest lake.

Salton Sea: Environmental disaster, climate change solution

The first glimpse of the water driving down Highway 86 is breathtaking. From some angles, you can’t even see the other side of California’s biggest lake.

Fifteen months after the coronavirus pandemic, California is fully opening today. Capacity limits and requirements for social distancing and masks are lifted in most places.

From ‘mask police’ to ‘vaccination card police,’ how LA food workers are handling California’s reopening

Fifteen months after the coronavirus pandemic, California is fully opening today. Capacity limits and requirements for social distancing and masks are lifted in most places.

The U.S. women’s national soccer team is currently ranked number one in the world and won the last two World Cups. But it hasn’t won an Olympic medal since 2012.

‘Los Angeles is a hotbed for soccer’: Christen Press praises her roots ahead of Tokyo Olympics

The U.S. women’s national soccer team is currently ranked number one in the world and won the last two World Cups. But it hasn’t won an Olympic medal since 2012.

The return of parking regulation enforcement has made finding reliable and safe parking tougher for people who live in their cars, vans or RVs.

Will OC get a safe parking program for people living out of cars, vans or RVs?

The return of parking regulation enforcement has made finding reliable and safe parking tougher for people who live in their cars, vans or RVs.

Co-owners Beny Ashburn and Teo Hunter are on a mission to protect Inglewood’s culture in the midst of a development boom while diversifying the craft beer industry.

Crowns and Hops: Black-owned craft beer company prepares to tap into Inglewood’s development boom

Co-owners Beny Ashburn and Teo Hunter are on a mission to protect Inglewood’s culture in the midst of a development boom while diversifying the craft beer industry.

GT Dave grew up in LA with spiritual, holistic, health-obsessed parents. They introduced him to plant-based foods and medicines when he was young.

Family elixir becomes billion dollar kombucha business, thanks to Angeleno GT Dave

GT Dave grew up in LA with spiritual, holistic, health-obsessed parents. They introduced him to plant-based foods and medicines when he was young.

The longtime family-friendly venue reopened at half capacity this month after a COVID-19 closure spanning a year and a half.

Claremont dinner theater reopens with vaccination requirements and 2 sets of COVID guidelines

The longtime family-friendly venue reopened at half capacity this month after a COVID-19 closure spanning a year and a half.

Fried chicken is the perfect to-go meal, especially when people really need comfort, says Eater LA’s Mona Holmes.

For great fried chicken in LA, just turn to your local grocery store like Ralphs or Gelson’s

Fried chicken is the perfect to-go meal, especially when people really need comfort, says Eater LA’s Mona Holmes.

The City of LA and CicLAvia are helping restaurants expand their sidewalk seating and spill into nearby parking lots and car lanes.

CicLAvia partners with LA restaurants so you can eat outdoors in style this summer

The City of LA and CicLAvia are helping restaurants expand their sidewalk seating and spill into nearby parking lots and car lanes.

A native Angeleno, Lynne Thompson says the city informs the way she writes.

LA poet laureate Lynne Thompson on the ‘kernels of poems’ inside all of us

A native Angeleno, Lynne Thompson says the city informs the way she writes.

Texas beekeeper Erika Thompson posted a video of her removing a swarm of bees from an umbrella and moving them into a box — all with her bare hands. No protective gear whatsoever.

LA urban beekeepers are up in arms about protective gear after online beef

Texas beekeeper Erika Thompson posted a video of her removing a swarm of bees from an umbrella and moving them into a box — all with her bare hands. No protective gear whatsoever.

High school seniors say their in-person graduation ceremonies this year are surreal and sentimental.

High school seniors call 2021 graduation surreal, overwhelming, sentimental

High school seniors say their in-person graduation ceremonies this year are surreal and sentimental.

Professional basketball player Katie Lou Samuelson will compete in the Tokyo Olympics in three-on-three half court basketball.

Three-on-three basketball is a new Olympic sport, USA Women’s team will play in Tokyo games

Professional basketball player Katie Lou Samuelson will compete in the Tokyo Olympics in three-on-three half court basketball.

May 25, 2021 marked 25 years since Kristin Smart went missing in San Luis Obispo.

Justice for Kristin Smart triggers trauma for San Luis Obispo women

May 25, 2021 marked 25 years since Kristin Smart went missing in San Luis Obispo.