Host Madeleine Brand looks at news, culture and emerging trends through the lens of Los Angeles.
KCRW looks at what happened over the weekend and what it says about race and justice in America. Weighing in: LA civil rights attorney Connie Rice and USC law professor Jody Armour.
“Protests can have a powerful effect on politics," says politics professor Omar Wasow. "They do that by shaping media coverage.
LA Times photographer Carolyn Cole and reporter Molly Hennessy-Fiske say they had pepper spray and tear gas thrown at them, that Hennessy-Fiske was shot in the leg with a rubber…
More than 2000 people across Los Angeles County were arrested over the weekend, tied to protests over the police killing of George Floyd.
The rent is due for a lot of people on Monday, June 1. Many can’t afford to pay. Tens of thousands of tenants are striking in this pandemic, refusing to pay.
Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that LA County hair salons, barbershops and dine-restaurants may reopen.
Protests have erupted nationwide after George Floyd, an unarmed black man, died at the hands of Minneapolis police on Monday.
Good Food host Evan Kleiman reached out to listeners and got suggestions on what they love to make at home, and what they’re buying to-go.
Critics review “The Vast of Night," a sci-fi film set in 1950s New Mexico; “The High Note,” about a music star and her assistant in LA; “I’m No Longer Here,” a Spanish-language film…
“We have not flattened the curve. We have bent the curve. But we are at a plateau of hospitalizations and certainly deaths.
When it comes to public transit in LA, ridership is down. LA has reduced service, closed entrances to stations, and started sanitizing vehicles and public spaces a lot more.
Barbara Ferrer says, "We look a lot at sort of the daily hospitalization rate.
The #MeToo movement has ended careers and landed men in prison. But when the accuser is a black woman, her accusations often don’t have the same impact.
More cyclists are on the roads during the coronavirus pandemic.
On Tuesday, Twitter used a fact-check label on two of President Trump’s tweets about voting by mail.
Five years ago, a down-on-his-luck drug addict and an accomplice stole a pair of paintings from an art gallery in Norway. They were in full view of surveillance cameras.
LA County’s Office of Education released guidelines today for how to bring its 2 million students back to campuses in the fall.
LA Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Tuesday that retail stores, churches, drive-in movie theaters, and more could all reopen.
Stay-at-home orders have been in effect for more than two months. What has that done to people’s sex lives, whether they have a partner or not?
California is in economic freefall, says Tom Steyer, the co-head of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s economic recovery task force.