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Loquat trees seem to be everywhere in SoCal this season. Eat the egg-shaped, apricot-colored fruits fresh off trees, or use them to make jams, syrups, chutney, and more.
Could unrest from writers, directors, and actors bury Hollywood?Business & Economy
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Ren Faire ‘brats’ help keep SoCal’s 16th-century party aliveLos Angeles
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‘Succession’ writer on finale, Rufus Wainwright on folk music traditionNews
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Quantifying your garbage footprint — to reduce itEnvironment
Sometimes the best way to cope with anxiety over the climate crisis is to focus on something you can control. So why not start with your trash?
Op-ed: Take a harrowing walk in Oakland with ‘Nightcrawling’California
Leila Mottley was 19 and fresh out of high school when she wrote “Nightcrawling,” which captures the heartbreak and yearning of California’s inner cities.
Breast cancer risks, Americans’ attitudes about trans peopleNews
Women should be receiving regular mammograms starting at age 40, according to new draft guidance from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
Gen Z chooses snacks over meals, lawmakers hear testimony on AINews
Millennials and Generation Z are eating more snacks daily compared to other generations. They want convenient fuel without the effort of cooking.
Missy Elliott’s cultural dominance, Sen. Feinstein’s ability to serveNews
This year, Missy Elliott will become the first woman rapper inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame . KCRW looks at her influence from the 2000s to today.