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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Marilyn Leviton, 91, ran the Hollywood Arby’s with her family for decades. Since they closed it in June, customers have joined in mourning the end of an era.

Neighborhood concerns over new housing, including evictions, are spurring the latest changes to Mayor Bass’ signature affordable housing policy, Executive Directive 1.

On July 19-20, the Hollywood Bowl is offering a concert featuring actors from “High School Musical,” “The Little Mermaid,” “The Lion King,” and more.

California’s first bar dedicated to women’s sports, Watch Me!, will open this month in Long Beach. It will welcome all ages to inspire young athletes.

Months after Orange County CEO Frank Kim announced his resignation, the O.C. Board of Supervisors are scrambling to find his replacement.

Actor Alec Baldwin will stand trial for involuntary manslaughter over a fatal shooting on the set of his film “Rust” after months of complicated delays.

Stimulant medications like Adderall have been in short supply for a few years. It’s forcing people with ADHD to cope or get creative.

For State Farm customers facing canceled fire policies, the clock is ticking to find an alternative that doesn’t break the bank.

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