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Lindsey Horvath, one of three leading candidates seeking to represent the 3rd District of the LA County Board of Supervisors, speaks with KCRW and KPCC/LAist.

Bob Hertzberg, one of the three leading candidates seeking to represent the 3rd District of the LA County Board of Supervisors, speaks with KCRW and KPCC/LAist.

Join us as candidates running for the Los Angeles Mayoral race debate the issue of homelessness, live on KCRW. Come back on May 20th at 6 p.m. to watch the livestream.

The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding four days of confirmation hearings for Ketanji Brown Jackson, the federal judge President Biden has picked to fill Supreme Court Justice…

The president tours California wildfire destruction and talks about his approach to the climate crisis.

Californians are facing what could be a historic wildfire season -- yet again.

As the country observes Independence Day, we’re exploring some of our national divisions and efforts to come together.

It’s been two weeks since a gunman in San Jose reported to work, opened fire, and killed nine people before killing himself.

More from KCRW

It is possible to create a beautiful and functional home garden during California’s upcoming drought-induced water restrictions.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Days after the school shooting in Uvalde, KCRW checks in with two LA teachers.

from Greater LA

Coronavirus vaccines are good at reducing the risk of hospitalization and death, but they may not shield you from developing long COVID, according to new research.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Latest

The Tayo Help Desk is a virtual platform with COVID-19 resources that all Filipinos can use. People can also dial 800-899-5090 if they want to speak with someone for help.

Filipino young leaders create COVID hotline to help older relatives and community

The Tayo Help Desk is a virtual platform with COVID-19 resources that all Filipinos can use. People can also dial 800-899-5090 if they want to speak with someone for help.

from Greater LA

Californians can now send in their mail-in ballots for the 2022 primary election. Who’s running? How does California’s permanent mail-in ballot system work?

CA primary 2022: How voting works, when to expect results

Californians can now send in their mail-in ballots for the 2022 primary election. Who’s running? How does California’s permanent mail-in ballot system work?

from KCRW Features

Karen Bass and Rick Caruso both are running mayoral campaigns on misperceptions and ignorance about how LA works, according to columnist Joe Matthews.

Op-ed: Upside-down narrative is at play in LA mayoral race

Karen Bass and Rick Caruso both are running mayoral campaigns on misperceptions and ignorance about how LA works, according to columnist Joe Matthews.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

KCRW discusses the recent mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, gun control politics, the status of the war in Ukraine, and whether the U.S. should change its policy toward Asia.

Can America reverse the deadly trend of mass shootings?

KCRW discusses the recent mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, gun control politics, the status of the war in Ukraine, and whether the U.S. should change its policy toward Asia.

from Left, Right & Center

A new book documents the extent to which American prosperity is founded on immigration—and raises questions about how we treat immigrants today.

Immigrants are still building America, no matter what our lawmakers say

A new book documents the extent to which American prosperity is founded on immigration—and raises questions about how we treat immigrants today.

from Scheer Intelligence

Days after the school shooting in Uvalde, KCRW checks in with two LA teachers.

LA teachers plan for mass shootings but can’t promise safety

Days after the school shooting in Uvalde, KCRW checks in with two LA teachers.

from Greater LA

The story of the National Rifle Association involves infighting and backstabbing, million-dollar corruption, and a red-headed Russian spy.

NRA seems powerful but is disorganized and easily played: ‘Misfire’ author

The story of the National Rifle Association involves infighting and backstabbing, million-dollar corruption, and a red-headed Russian spy.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California Democrats are trying to pass new gun control bills, including one that would let private citizens sue manufacturers, distributors, and sellers of ghost guns and…

New CA bill would let you sue makers of ghost guns and assault rifles

California Democrats are trying to pass new gun control bills, including one that would let private citizens sue manufacturers, distributors, and sellers of ghost guns and…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand