Ellie Bontrager

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Ellie Bontrager  is a KCRW listener.

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There has been a rush of new gun buyers since the 2016 election — specifically, black and LGBTQ gun buyers, who fear for their safety.

What does the Second Amendment have to do with race?

There has been a rush of new gun buyers since the 2016 election — specifically, black and LGBTQ gun buyers, who fear for their safety.

from One Year Later

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California is cutting its cultivation tax and making other fixes for the state’s struggling weed industry, but local transformations may still be needed.

from KCRW Features

Supporters of a new Santa Ana streetcar say it will bring more people downtown, but business owners say they don’t know if they will last to see the benefit.

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“Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington” details the brave and sometimes salacious characters of Washington D.C.’s gay culture during the 20th century.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Street racers have performed stunts, donuts, and burnouts on the 6th Street Viaduct, drawing the attention of the LAPD and national news outlets.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The redevelopment of the Jordan Downs housing project in Watts will more than double its size and is expected to show what decent public housing could be.

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Faustino Benites has worked at The Huntington Gardens for over 30 years. Now he’s sharing plant tips in Spanish on the organization’s TikTok account to thousands of fans.

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The Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo is the only nationally recognized Black rodeo in the U.S. Today it reaches more than 130,000 spectators, which makes it more popular than ever.

from Greater LA

Fingerboards, the palm-sized skateboards you steer with your fingers, are tokens of 1990s nostalgia that’s gaining interest among a new generation of riders.

from Greater LA

It turns out that much of what we’ve been told about antidepressants is wrong or misleading. The prevailing thinking has led to huge sales with little evidence of effectiveness.

from Second Opinion