KCRW Features

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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Whether you’ve got extra money to spend or are balancing a budget, there’s a cannabis gift you can give to all marijuana lovers this holiday season.

A retail bottleneck has pushed the cannabis crop value down in California. A handful of marijuana measures recently approved by voters may change that.

A lifetime fighting for social justice, digital literacy, and access to information helped South LA native Tracie D. Hall snag the eminent Literarian Award.

California breeders are designing the world’s best cannabis strains and flavors in this year’s Croptober harvest.

KCRW answers key questions leading up to November 8. How does California’s new permanent mail-in ballot system work? What are the main platforms for LA’s mayoral candidates?

Cesar Chavez was multifaceted — a yoga lover, LGBTQ advocate and environmentalist.

Clear marijuana possession records and reclassify weed: President Biden follows the Golden State’s lead on progressive cannabis policies.

A new institute addresses intimate partner violence in the queer community. It’s a collaboration between the LA LGBT Center and national anti-violence groups.

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The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending earlier and more aggressive interventions for kids who are severely overweight. The move is prompting serious debate.

Since 1959, the Navy has used marine mammals in aquatic missions such as identifying mines. Now their dolphins are resources for studies on aging.

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Tune into KCRW at 6pm PST for "NPR's Live Special Coverage of the State of the Union in English and Spanish.

Live: Special coverage of President Biden's State of the Union address

Tune into KCRW at 6pm PST for "NPR's Live Special Coverage of the State of the Union in English and Spanish.

Since 1959, the Navy has used marine mammals in aquatic missions such as identifying mines. Now their dolphins are resources for studies on aging.

Navy-trained dolphins helped serve the US. What can they now teach us about aging?

Since 1959, the Navy has used marine mammals in aquatic missions such as identifying mines. Now their dolphins are resources for studies on aging.

from Greater LA

California is susceptible to the earthquakes that recently devastated Turkey and Syria. Seismologist Lucy Jones gives tips on preparing.

The ‘big one’ is inevitable. Make plans to prevent disaster

California is susceptible to the earthquakes that recently devastated Turkey and Syria. Seismologist Lucy Jones gives tips on preparing.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

During President Joe Biden’s annual State of the Union address tonight, he’s expected to defend his infrastructure and manufacturing record, and reassure Americans on their economic…

State of the Union: Biden to address accomplishments, goals. Will they resonate?

During President Joe Biden’s annual State of the Union address tonight, he’s expected to defend his infrastructure and manufacturing record, and reassure Americans on their economic…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California is susceptible to the earthquakes that recently devastated Turkey and Syria. Seismologist Lucy Jones gives tips on preparing.

The ‘big one’ is coming. Make plans with friends and family now

California is susceptible to the earthquakes that recently devastated Turkey and Syria. Seismologist Lucy Jones gives tips on preparing.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Because of “co-location,” a public school and a charter school in LA are sharing the same space. It’s happening district-wide, and few seem happy about it.

What happens when 2 LA schools share the same campus?

Because of “co-location,” a public school and a charter school in LA are sharing the same space. It’s happening district-wide, and few seem happy about it.

from Greater LA

CalOptima is a health care plan for low-income folks, serving almost 1 million Orange County residents.  But a state investigation is asking who else it’s serving.

Chairman of OC public health insurer resigns amid state investigation

CalOptima is a health care plan for low-income folks, serving almost 1 million Orange County residents. But a state investigation is asking who else it’s serving.

from Greater LA

Because of “co-location,” a public school and a charter school in LA are sharing the same space. It’s happening district-wide, and few seem happy about it.

7-year struggle: LA public and charter schools reluctantly share same campus

Because of “co-location,” a public school and a charter school in LA are sharing the same space. It’s happening district-wide, and few seem happy about it.

from Greater LA