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August Brown

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Music writer for the Los Angeles Times

August Brown on KCRW

The Oakland warehouse fire claimed at least three dozen lives this weekend.

Oakland 'Ghost Ship' fire: what happened and what's next

The Oakland warehouse fire claimed at least three dozen lives this weekend.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It's sweaty. It's dusty. It's dirty. And it's awesome.

Indio Welcomes World's Highest Grossing Music Festival

It's sweaty. It's dusty. It's dirty. And it's awesome.

from Which Way, L.A.?

This year's  Grammys  include a category for Electronic Dance Music. Nominee Al Walser is a man almost nobody in the established dance culture has ever heard of.

The Surprising Story behind a Surprise Grammy Nomination

This year's Grammys include a category for Electronic Dance Music. Nominee Al Walser is a man almost nobody in the established dance culture has ever heard of.

from To the Point

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Students have filed a class-action lawsuit against the universities named in the college bribery scandal, which includes Stanford, USC and UCLA.

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The Green New Deal targets climate change--but that’s not all.

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President Trump today declared a national emergency to get funding for his border wall. California Gov.

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It’s legally relevant, we promise.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Is Roger Stone for real?

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President Trump decides he’s done waiting for Congress to fund his border wall. He’s doing it himself, or at least trying to, anyway.

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When it comes to matters of race, the entertainment industry fails its increasingly diverse audience, time and again.

from Scheer Intelligence

Governor Gavin Newsom today announced a halt to the death penalty in California. The state has a complicated history with the death penalty.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand