James Rainey

Variety

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Senior film reporter for Variety; former media columnist for the Los Angeles Times

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After 13 months as publisher of the Los Angeles Times, Austin Beutner announced today that he is leaving… immediately.

Austin Beutner Is Fired by the LA Times

After 13 months as publisher of the Los Angeles Times, Austin Beutner announced today that he is leaving… immediately.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The Clippers saga has taken another sudden turn.

Clippers Deal

The Clippers saga has taken another sudden turn.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Two years of campaigning for Mayor, for other elected officers and for ballot propositions will all be over in less than an hour…or will they?

Challenges for the City Clerk — and the Mayor on Day One

Two years of campaigning for Mayor, for other elected officers and for ballot propositions will all be over in less than an hour…or will they?

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Today’s entire show is about how Angelenos are helping their neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic. One Huntington Park bakery is offering free bread to kids each day.

from Greater LA

LAUSD is closing its schools starting March 16 for at least two weeks. Students are still expected to study and do homework. The district's meal program will continue.

from KCRW Features

Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis talks about a big problem hospitals are facing: Should medical residents be involved in the fight against COVID-19?

from KCRW Features

Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis talks about the challenges other nations have struggled with during the pandemic.

from KCRW Features

To curb the spread of COVID-19, LA is closing bars, nightclubs, theaters, music venues, gyms, and retail stores. Restaurants are open for deliveries and pick-ups only.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As coronavirus fears and social distancing spread, Los Angeles became a ghost town over the weekend.

from News Stories

People across the country are stocking up on essential supplies to get through the next few weeks as cities shut down due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

from KCRW Features

Doctors and nurses are on the frontlines of dealing with the coronavirus outbreak, and some have been raising concerns that they’re not adequately protected.

from KCRW Features

LA Rabbi Steve Leder says there’s a lot of catastrophic (and thus unproductive) thinking among his congregants.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand