Listen to the story Read the story There’s a one-story brick building off of Central Avenue, in the heart of industrial South LA. It has no sign at the entrance;…
Mar. 27, 2017from Arts & Culture Stories
She’s not the teacher, but when 70-year-old Joann Priestly shows up at this preschool, she is well-prepared for each lesson.
Mar. 20, 2017from Arts & Culture Stories
If there’s an expert on what it means to age in Los Angeles, it’s Dr. William Vega, Executive Director of USC’s Royal Institute on Aging. We talked to him at…
California has over 500,000 green jobs, with tens of thousands coming directly from state initiatives.
Apr. 23from KCRW Features
California State Senator Scott Wiener’s controversial housing bill, SB 50, has been shelved for debate until next year.
May. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
How did a diner on Wilshire by LACMA become the filming location for ‘The Big Lebowski’ and now a hub for progressive political groups, like the Bernie Sanders’ campaign?
May. 8from Greater LA
There was a time when LAX wasn’t the unwieldy beast that it’s become. We hear about those days from 93-year-old Ethel Pattison, the airport’s oldest continuously working employee.
May. 15from Greater LA
The “Bethel effect” – named after a local church – is transforming the city of Redding in a way that even non-Christians can appreciate.
Apr. 4from Zócalo's Connecting California
Los Angeles loves to honor its community members.
Apr. 22from KCRW Features
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
There’s been an outpouring of grief and of tributes to Hussle in the days since he died. Daniel Hernandez has been covering the story for the website LA Taco. He says one of the…
Apr. 3from KCRW Features
After finding herself abandoned by society after leaving prison, Susan Burton became the aid she and so many others in her position needed.
Apr. 12from Scheer Intelligence