Greater LA

Greater LA

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

At a greenhouse in La Jolla, California, scientists are trying to harness the carbon-sucking power of plants to clean up the atmosphere.

The Ballona Wetlands are juxtaposed against busy streets and tech companies. The area is a small, serene stretch of marsh, mud flats and birds.

Many Angelenos are camping out on a sidewalk overnight to be first in a daily unofficial standby line for leftover COVID-19 vaccine doses.

College students have a lot on their plates these days: an upended academic career because of the pandemic, the specter of the virus itself, and the general stress of exams and…

Maurice Harris owns Bloom & Plume, a flower business with an adjacent coffee shop. Before the pandemic, his products were selling well and his social commentary was resonating.

As technology becomes more sleek and complex, repairing is more difficult and dangerous. When something breaks, it’s often easier to buy a new one.

Despite being stuck in a pandemic and the isolation that comes with it, a subsection of Angelenos are making their dating lives work.

A few weeks ago, Los Angeles city and county officials were in the process of ending Project Roomkey, a program that places older and medically vulnerable people experiencing…