From Hollywood to hotels, striking workers share a mission this summer

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Striking Hollywood actors and writers joined picketing hotel workers during a march down Sunset Boulevard on July 21, 2023. Photo by Megan Jamerson/KCRW.

LA’s hotel workers, actors, writers, and Teamsters are all throwing their weight behind striking workers in a way that hasn’t been seen in town for decades.

Some of the world’s best surfers will compete at the U.S. open in Huntington Beach starting this weekend. The nine-day festival includes freestyle motocross, concerts, family-friendly activities, and giveaways.

Spiral croissants are having a moment on the food scene in LA and all over Instagram. One baker in Pasadena is bringing her own Iranian flavors into the mix.