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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.

from KCRW Features

Opioid overdoses are a public health crisis — but largely ignored. One LA-based group aims to change that by making Narcan and fentanyl test strips accessible to all.

from KCRW Features

Panelists discuss Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ response to Hurricane Ian, the feminist protests sweeping Iran, and the potential consequences of the upcoming Supreme Court docket.

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LA is on average more than 4 degrees Fahrenheit hotter than it was in the 19th century.

Hotter, more humid, but cleaner: How LA’s air has changed

LA is on average more than 4 degrees Fahrenheit hotter than it was in the 19th century.

from Greater LA

Jaime Jarrín has been the Spanish language voice for the Dodgers over the last 64 years. He’s called thousands of games, and his retirement comes at the end of this season.

After Dodgers retirement, Jaime Jarrín will focus on getting kids to college

Jaime Jarrín has been the Spanish language voice for the Dodgers over the last 64 years. He’s called thousands of games, and his retirement comes at the end of this season.

from Greater LA

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed a bill that would make it easier for farmworkers to form unions, though he originally opposed it.

Can farmworkers unionize without deportation threat? New law aims to make it so

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed a bill that would make it easier for farmworkers to form unions, though he originally opposed it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

For years, the government has offered incentives to help people purchase electric cars.

$15,000 rebates: Enough to make CA drivers go electric?

For years, the government has offered incentives to help people purchase electric cars.

from Greater LA

The founders of ChargerHelp! want to repair the nation’s electric vehicle charging stations while bringing equity to the workplace.

Need to fix EV charger? Get help from women startup founders

The founders of ChargerHelp! want to repair the nation’s electric vehicle charging stations while bringing equity to the workplace.

from Greater LA

Five years after the #MeToo reckoning in Hollywood, Harvey Weinstein’s trial is a few weeks away in Los Angeles. Have things really changed in the industry?

Harvey Weinstein’s trial is a few weeks away. Has Hollywood changed?

Five years after the #MeToo reckoning in Hollywood, Harvey Weinstein’s trial is a few weeks away in Los Angeles. Have things really changed in the industry?

from Hollywood Breakdown

Author Zachary Karabell pleads that despite the militaristic noise, China and the U.S. share an economic dependency that would rupture the domestic economy of both nations if severed.

Zachary Karabell: China Is not the enemy - it is America’s indispensable economic ally

Author Zachary Karabell pleads that despite the militaristic noise, China and the U.S. share an economic dependency that would rupture the domestic economy of both nations if severed.

from Scheer Intelligence

LA is on average more than 4 degrees Fahrenheit hotter than it was in the 19th century.

Noticed changes in LA air? More heat and humidity, less toxicity

LA is on average more than 4 degrees Fahrenheit hotter than it was in the 19th century.

from Greater LA