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KCRW Features

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KCRW's stories, special interviews, and in-depth reporting from the field. KCRW's features air on Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

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Navigating the pandemic as a small business owner isn’t easy. But there’s a lot of help, so long as you know where to look.

“The Emerald Cup 2021 really encapsulates the best of California cannabis these days. The strains that won are the ones that you want to look for on the shelves.

Last week, a group of scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena made mankind's first powered flight on another planet.

“I’m proud that I was able to be so strong in those moments and hold their hand because inside I was dying, knowing that no matter what I did, no matter how hard we tried, these…

State Senator Steven Bradford's bill would create a misconduct review panel that could strip officers of their badges.

“Instead of incentivizing more destructive behavior by developing more fossil fuels, we incentivize more helpful behavior: making it easier to purchase electric vehicles, for example,…

Californians reacted quickly to the news that former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all three counts related to the death of George Floyd.

Today, a jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all three counts in the trial of the death of George Floyd.

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from Greater LA

While a little more than half of all Angelenos 16 and older have had at least one shot, vaccination rates are now plunging.

from Greater LA

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Pulitzer Prize-winner Chris Hedges joins Robert Scheer to discuss the WikiLeaks founder’s plight as he languishes in a British prison.

The Ruling Class’ Revenge Against Julian Assange

Pulitzer Prize-winner Chris Hedges joins Robert Scheer to discuss the WikiLeaks founder’s plight as he languishes in a British prison.

from Scheer Intelligence

There’s a bold plan in LA’s Crenshaw neighborhood to purchase the local mall for north of $100 million and let the community profit from its redevelopment.

Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Mall: Who will buy it and revitalize it?

There’s a bold plan in LA’s Crenshaw neighborhood to purchase the local mall for north of $100 million and let the community profit from its redevelopment.

from Greater LA

LA County has moved to the least restrictive yellow tier in California’s reopening plan.

Economy reopens, but employers struggle to find workers

LA County has moved to the least restrictive yellow tier in California’s reopening plan.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA County has moved to the least restrictive yellow tier in California’s reopening plan.

Economy reopens but where are workers?

LA County has moved to the least restrictive yellow tier in California’s reopening plan.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Joe Mathews says national governments and tech companies are not up to the job of regulating the worldwide web.

Joe Mathews: We can’t trust big tech and big government to run the internet

Joe Mathews says national governments and tech companies are not up to the job of regulating the worldwide web.

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Redlining and other forms of discrimination have turned LA’s Black and Brown neighborhoods into “urban heat islands” that are especially vulnerable to climate change.

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Redlining and other forms of discrimination have turned LA’s Black and Brown neighborhoods into “urban heat islands” that are especially vulnerable to climate change.

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