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Unhoused Angelenos are freezing as winter vouchers go unusedHomelessness
LAHSA’s “reimagined” winter shelter program provides both beds and motel vouchers to unhoused Angelenos looking to stay warm.
Sad and sick of storms? Doctor explains seasonal affective disorderOrange County
Back-to-back winter storms in Southern California have got us feeling the blues. Could it be seasonal affective disorder?
How to teach kids the gravity of climate crisis — without dystopian fearsClimate change
Experts say the best way to teach kids about the climate crisis without scaring them is to talk about it more, discourage doomscrolling, and find hope to share.
On eve of likely LAUSD strike, how’s community bracing itself?Education
KCRW hears from parents, teachers, LAUSD’s Jackie Goldberg, and SEIU’s Lester Garcia as the district sits on the verge of a three-day shutdown.
What happens when 2 LA schools share the same campus?Education
Because of “co-location,” a public school and a charter school in LA are sharing the same space. It’s happening district-wide, and few seem happy about it.
More young Californians are depressed. Blame politics, pandemic, stigmaMental Health
Californians ages 18-24 are experiencing more anxiety and depression compared to past years, and many are struggling to get help due to financial costs or a lack of access to services.
LA mayoral candidates’ USC controversies: Are voters paying close attention?Los Angeles
In the race to become LA’s next mayor, Congresswoman Karen Bass and businessman Rick Caruso are trading barbs over their history with scandal-plagued USC.
Walgreens in abortion fight: Private companies can’t evade politics?Business & Economy
Panelists discuss Walgreens’ decision to stop selling medication used to terminate a pregnancy in 21 states, the Supreme Court’s rising popularity, and drawing the line between free…
Can cheap e-bikes spark cycling in San Fernando Valley?Transportation
An e-bike lending library hopes to get people out of their cars in the San Fernando Valley. But it’s an uphill battle. The wholesale price of gas is way down in most of the U.S.