Benjamin Gottlieb

Benjamin Gottlieb

KCRW Staff

Benjamin Gottlieb is an award-winning reporter and host from Los Angeles, California.

His work has been featured in a variety of news outlets, including the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, CNN International, NPR, PRI, Global Post and KCET Public Television, among others.

He currently covers immigration and immigrant communities for KCRW.

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It's been one year since Nipsey Hussle was gunned down in front of his clothing store in South LA. His death prompted weeks of vigils, parades, and countless murals honoring his work.

A year after Nipsey Hussle’s death, LA gangs agree to ceasefires

It's been one year since Nipsey Hussle was gunned down in front of his clothing store in South LA. His death prompted weeks of vigils, parades, and countless murals honoring his work.

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Former Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander has agreed to plead guilty to federal obstruction of justice.

Former LA City Councilman Mitchell Englander pleads guilty to obstruction of justice

Former Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander has agreed to plead guilty to federal obstruction of justice.

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L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has had a rocky relationship with L.A. County Supervisors ever since he took office.

LA Sheriff to be removed as head of emergency operations during pandemic

L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has had a rocky relationship with L.A. County Supervisors ever since he took office.

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For one artist, digital adaptation is nothing new. A gallery opens a new show during shutdowns. An arts conference goes virtual.

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A lot of places are closed, and you are likely home. That is unless you work for an “essential’ business.” That word conjures up images of grocery stores and hospitals.

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On today’s Daily Dose, Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis describes what preparations health care professionals are taking.

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A museum offers a virtual tour. More artists are doing interviews on Instagram. The stimulus bill addresses the arts. Plus, I offer another art project to do at home.

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As hospitals, clinics and other community organizations face a shortage of masks during the COVID-19 outbreak, homebound sewers have stepped up to help, from DIY crafters to fashion…

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Americans see coronavirus in terms of politics more than public health. Blue states are enforcing “social distancing.” Red states are reluctant.

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Schools rightfully closed campuses during the coronavirus pandemic, but that lost class time should be made up.

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