Rene Enriquez's father was a Mexican immigrant who wanted his son to follow him into the furniture-making business. Instead, he became a powerful gangster.
Oct. 1, 2008from Which Way, L.A.?
Uber and Lyft drivers around the world are on strike, protesting low wages and no benefits. They’re also urging riders to boycott the apps for the day.
May. 8from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
On Monday, the FBI caught an army veteran who was allegedly planning to detonate a bomb at a right wing rally in Long Beach.
Apr. 30from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
While a dispute between China and the US means tariffs and perhaps fewer imports, there’s another potential jobs killer at the Port of LA: automation.
May. 13from Greater LA
Patrick and Dava McCoy live in Mission Viejo, in a five-bedroom suburban tract home that used to feel much more spacious.
May. 9from KCRW Features
LA is often called a concrete jungle, but it’s teeming with wild animals, insects and plants. More than 5000 species of birds live here or pass through as they migrate up the coast.
May. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Get ready for more debate about health insurance as Trump runs for re-election. Democratic hopefuls are debating reforms while Republicans accuse them of “socialized medicine.”
May. 9from To the Point
Hundreds of residential hotels in the City of LA offer shelter for people who would otherwise be homeless, but trendier SROs are popping up for young professionals with more money.
May. 6from Greater LA
Robert Mueller’s letter to Attorney General Barr raises questions about Barr’s summary of the Mueller report and Rod Rosenstein resigns praising President Trump’s courtesy and humor.
May. 1from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
“The Terminator,” “Blade Runner,” and “Her” all center around a future of humans and machines living together. But that’s actually happening right now. The A.I.
May. 14from Press Play with Madeleine Brand