KCRW Features

KCRW Features

8 min

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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From Richie Havens to Jimi Hendrix, photographer Henry Diltz recalls his favorite moments of the historic festival.

Supervisors cancelled the latest planned contract to rebuild the Men's Central Jail. So what now?

The communities of Gilroy, El Paso and Dayton are recovering after attackers shot and killed at least 34 people and injured dozens more.  Erroll Southers, Director of Homegrown…

For some young Latinos, the deadly attack in El Paso hit especially hard, because there’s already a lot of trauma to deal with.

Orange County Democrats are celebrating a victory that seemed almost impossible 10 years ago.

From immigration raids and the census to the Mueller report to concerns about the looming federal debt limit. The national news just doesn’t seem to stop these days.

Mayor Eric Garcetti is fighting for his political life as he takes responsibility for the homelessness crisis. But how much power does he really have to address the issue?

KCRW’s Warren Olney talked to KCRW’s Larry Perel about how this challenge would be the most interesting -- and most important -- district attorney races in recent memory.

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President Trump says negative economic forecasts are fake news, but he’s also making nervous calls to his friends in the business world to ask if they’re true.

from Left, Right & Center

President Trump has promised to keep guns away from people who suffer mental illness.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In San Diego, Mara Elliott was a mother of two young kids, working in finance and contracts, when the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School changed the course of her…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Table setting is one of the most exciting competitions at the Ventura County Fair.   Newly elected LA City Councilman John Lee shares his plans around homelessness and transportation.

The cutthroat world of competitive table setting

Table setting is one of the most exciting competitions at the Ventura County Fair. Newly elected LA City Councilman John Lee shares his plans around homelessness and transportation.

from Greater LA

Republican John Lee appears to be the winner of the special LA City Council election in the northwest San Fernando Valley, one of the most conservative sections of the city.

LA’s newest councilmember is a lone Republican

Republican John Lee appears to be the winner of the special LA City Council election in the northwest San Fernando Valley, one of the most conservative sections of the city.

from Greater LA

In its zeal to oppose President Trump at every turn, California risks becoming that the thing that it fears.

The monster within

In its zeal to oppose President Trump at every turn, California risks becoming that the thing that it fears.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The Church of Scientology, known for its celebrity members and questionable recruitment practices, is facing another scandal.

Actor Danny Masterson and Church of Scientology face harassment lawsuit

The Church of Scientology, known for its celebrity members and questionable recruitment practices, is facing another scandal.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A recent government study found that up to 70% of pork chops in supermarkets can contain drug-resistant bacteria.

The rise of tainted pork, and why big agriculture is blocking farm inspections

A recent government study found that up to 70% of pork chops in supermarkets can contain drug-resistant bacteria.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump has praised dictators and autocrats such as Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin.

What the rise and fall of past global dictators says about foreign affairs today

President Trump has praised dictators and autocrats such as Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When Beyond Meat first hit the market in 2014, few thought it would be a success. But Del Taco sold more than 2 million Beyond Meat tacos in two months.

Fake meat: a fad or here to stay?

When Beyond Meat first hit the market in 2014, few thought it would be a success. But Del Taco sold more than 2 million Beyond Meat tacos in two months.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Drug-resistant infections are one of the biggest threats to the 7.5 billion people on this planet.

Powerful players in U.S. pork industry block scientists from inspecting farms

Drug-resistant infections are one of the biggest threats to the 7.5 billion people on this planet.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand