In his new book of short stories, Daniel Alarcón writes about men who are searching for an escape, for a new life, and for approval. But they don’t always find it.
Nov. 16, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
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
KCRW’s Steve Chiotakis visits a giant car shredder between the Ports of L.A. and Long Beach on the aptly named Terminal Island.
Apr. 29from Greater LA
Plains All American and DCOR face court decisions for business in the Santa Barbara Channel. A new program at UCSB hopes to encourage more students to study the humanities.
May. 3from The 805
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
The company Beyond Meat makes plant-based food like veggie dogs, veggie burgers, and fake ground meat. Beyond Meat went public on Thursday, and shares more than doubled.
May. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It’s a special live Left, Right & Center recorded at UC Santa Barbara.
May. 10from Left, Right & Center
The super bloom this year has given spectators in Southern California quite the wild flower show. The hills alongside LA’s freeways are carpeted with bright yellows and oranges.
May. 17from KCRW Features
This week, we moved a lot closer to a court challenge that could significantly reduce or eliminate constitutional protections for abortion rights.
May. 17from Left, Right & Center
Partisanship is more powerful than science, even for conservative environmentalists. They don’t buy warnings about an existential crisis.
May. 6from To the Point