Ari Bloomekatz

Los Angeles Times

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Phase II  of Metro's Expo Line brought Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to Santa Monica today.

Expo Line Starts Its Journey to Santa Monica

Phase II of Metro's Expo Line brought Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to Santa Monica today.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Gruel says LA's red-light cameras are a waste of money.  But the City Council's Chief Legislative Analyst says just shutting the program down would…

Preparing to Flip the Off Switch on Red Light Cameras

Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Gruel says LA's red-light cameras are a waste of money.  But the City Council's Chief Legislative Analyst says just shutting the program down would…

from Which Way, L.A.?

The world champion  Los Angeles Lakers  paraded down Figueroa today from Staples Center to the Coliseum. The crowd was estimated to be 150,000.

Los Angeles Celebrates the Lakers

The world champion Los Angeles Lakers paraded down Figueroa today from Staples Center to the Coliseum. The crowd was estimated to be 150,000.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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KCRW’s Press Play asked audience members to share one habit they’ve picked up in the past year that they hope to keep.

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LA City Councilman Joe Buscaino is running to replace Mayor Eric Garcetti, and he held his first official campaign event on Monday along the Venice Beach boardwalk.

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Josh Barro and Ken White discuss Michael Flynn’s talk of a coup, Trump’s wish for reinstatement, and Little RICO.

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For most of American history, abortion has been legal, outlawed only from 1867 to 1973. Now the U.S. Supreme Court might outlaw it again by overturning Roe v. Wade.

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"I do think we're going a little fast. There's still about 35% of the adult population that is not vaccinated, and that, of course, includes all children under the age of 12.

from KCRW Features

Businesses on the road to reopening are traversing a complex path with rules about distancing, capacity limits, and masks.

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California will roll out a statewide electronic vaccine verification program, which Gov. Gavin Newsom does not call a passport.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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With the state’s color-coded reopening tiers riding off into the sunset, there’s no more social distancing, and masks in almost every indoor situation are being retired.

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