Jenna Kagel

Radio producer

Radio producer

Jenna Kagel on KCRW

Broadway Federal Bank was founded more than 70 years ago to serve LA's African-American community. It currently stands as the only black-owned bank headquartered in the Western U.S.

How the west's only black bank has evolved

Broadway Federal Bank was founded more than 70 years ago to serve LA's African-American community. It currently stands as the only black-owned bank headquartered in the Western U.S.

from Greater LA

The fur industry in California is worth $300 million, and fur is an important part of some people's family history. But some say the industry is cruel.

Will LA's fur ban spread statewide?

The fur industry in California is worth $300 million, and fur is an important part of some people's family history. But some say the industry is cruel.

from Greater LA

UCSB's first class of Promise Scholars graduated this past spring. Low-income students received free tuition for maintaining at least a 2.75 GPA.

Should UCSB's Promise Scholars program go statewide?

UCSB's first class of Promise Scholars graduated this past spring. Low-income students received free tuition for maintaining at least a 2.75 GPA.

from Greater LA

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