Chery Glaser

Chery Glaser

Host/KCRW Staff, Red State, Blue State

Chery Glaser has spent more than 20 years as a radio host, reporter, and producer—including ten years at Marketplace, public radio’s business and finance program.  She’s covered stories from the Northridge Earthquake and Hurricane Katrina to the chocolate business. Chery’s been named best local radio anchor by the LA Press Club and by the Alliance for Women in Media’s Gracie Awards.  

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Dr. Michael Wilkes, a professor of medicine and global health at UC Davis, says there are many factors to address at work when it comes to COVID-19 contagion.

The future of work: Employers must balance staff safety with health privacy laws

Dr. Michael Wilkes, a professor of medicine and global health at UC Davis, says there are many factors to address at work when it comes to COVID-19 contagion.

from KCRW Features

“We need to drastically reprioritize to meet the demands, the dual demands of this moment, of both the pandemic we’re in and the civil unrest,” says Mike Bonin.

LA City Councilmember calls to divert some LAPD funds to address racial, economic inequality

“We need to drastically reprioritize to meet the demands, the dual demands of this moment, of both the pandemic we’re in and the civil unrest,” says Mike Bonin.

from KCRW Features

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Council President Nury Martinez are calling on Councilmember Jose Huizar to resign. That’s a huge escalation in the growing troubles for Huizar.

‘Step down now’: LA mayor and City Council president to Councilmember Jose Huizar

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Council President Nury Martinez are calling on Councilmember Jose Huizar to resign. That’s a huge escalation in the growing troubles for Huizar.

from KCRW Features

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At a federal prison along the Central Coast in Santa Barbara County, more than 1,000 inmates and correctional officers have tested positive for COVID-19.

from Greater LA

The state is giving the go-ahead for in-person religious services to resume. But attendees must wear face coverings and be screened for fevers.

from KCRW Features

Your favorite music venues are on the verge of extinction — but there are ways to help.

from Music News

“What’s going to happen is in our control.…The Fourth of July is associated with lots of partying and drinking, and that sort of leads to some opportunities for poor judgment,” says…

from KCRW Features

Thousands of high school students in LA are graduating this week. What’s next for them, well, everyone is trying to figure that out.

from KCRW Features

Extreme Risk Protection Orders are a relatively new step that can be taken to protect the public from those who are felt to be of risk to themselves or others.

from Second Opinion

Could it be that our subconscious biases lead us to make assumptions that are not based on the facts?

from Second Opinion

In the first episode of Samaritans, we meet Christine Curtiss, an unhoused woman that KCRW reporter Anna Scott followed for a year.

from Samaritans

Los Angeles County is spending hundreds of millions of dollars a year to combat homelessness. But the problem is getting worse. Why?

from Samaritans