John Naber

1976 Olympic Gold medalist

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Sports broadcaster, former president of the US Olympic Alumni Association and a member of the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games; 1976 Olympic medalist (4 Gold and a Silver) in swimming at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal; author of Awaken the Olympian Within: Stories from America's Greatest Olympic Motivators

 

John Naber on KCRW

Boston was the US Olympic Committee’s first choice to host the summer games in 2024. Los Angeles was number two. Now that Boston’s dropped out, is LA ready to bid again?

LA May Get Another Shot at Olympic Gold

Boston was the US Olympic Committee’s first choice to host the summer games in 2024. Los Angeles was number two. Now that Boston’s dropped out, is LA ready to bid again?

from Which Way, L.A.?

As with the Academy Awards, first came the set-up of contenders, followed by the opening of the envelope.

Rio Wins 2016 Olympic Games

As with the Academy Awards, first came the set-up of contenders, followed by the opening of the envelope.

from To the Point

After what happened in   London   and  Paris,  San Francisco was ready today when the Olympic Torch was threatened by violent protest.

Torch Plays Hide and Seek with Protesters in San Francisco

After what happened in London and Paris, San Francisco was ready today when the Olympic Torch was threatened by violent protest.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Starting October 29, LAX won’t allow curbside pickup from companies like Uber and Lyft.

from Greater LA

These are some interesting texts.

from Left, Right & Center

Election officials in LA County want to make voting easier, more accessible, and more secure.

from KCRW Features

Despite mounting evidence, Republicans in the House and the Senate are defending President Trump or keeping their heads down. Veteran GOP conservatives accuse them of sacrificing morality for short-term political gain. Meantime the Trump Administration calls the impeachment inquiry “unconstitutional,” while legal scholars point out that it’s part of Article II. And how did Ukraine, an obscure former Soviet republic, become so important? Money.

from To the Point

Lots of news this week.

from Left, Right & Center

Google says its translation service can't replace human translators, but U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services tell officers it's the most efficient tool to vet refugees.

from KCRW Features

Democrat Monique Limon announced she will run for Hannah Beth Jackson’s coveted state senate seat.

from Curious Coast

Malcolm Gladwell’s latest book, “Talking to Strangers,” is out, while he’s hosting the podcast, “Revisionist History.”

from To the Point

“Midnight Traveler” tells the harrowing story of Afghani director Hassan Fazili and his family’s displacement as filmed on their cell phones.

from Scheer Intelligence