Jason Groman

Jason Groman

KCRW Staff

Fulfillment coordinator and beat architect for KCRW

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Often described as the “Coachella of architecture,” fans of mid-century modernism are flocking to Palm Springs again this week.

Modernism fans flock to Palm Springs once again

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You have another month to experience a Southern California institution. Westchester’s famed Proud Bird Restaurant, due to close yesterday, has been given a brief reprieve.

Preservation Watch: Proud Bird Gets a Reprieve

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