Linda Holmes

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The podcast world’s brightest stars will collide at the first “Now Hear This” festival in southern California this weekend. “WTF with Marc Maron,” “Comedy, Bang!

Keeping up with pop culture

The podcast world’s brightest stars will collide at the first “Now Hear This” festival in southern California this weekend. “WTF with Marc Maron,” “Comedy, Bang!

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It may not feel like Fall is right around the corner just yet, but it is.

What’s worth DVR-ing this Fall?

It may not feel like Fall is right around the corner just yet, but it is.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With Donald Trump making headlines every other day, naturally, the time is right for his second ex-wife to return to network television.

Monday TV Roundup: 'Dancing With the Stars', 'Heartbeat' and Medical Dramas

With Donald Trump making headlines every other day, naturally, the time is right for his second ex-wife to return to network television.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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“We can’t act like nothing happened.” The service was a moment for his friends and family to remember him. But they also demanded answers from authorities.

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The City of LA is starting a new relief program for unemployed Angelenos who are struggling to pay rent because of COVID-19.

from Greater LA

COVID-19 infection rates, hospitalizations, and deaths are going up in LA. Gyms, hair salons, and retail stores are still doing business.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As bars and restaurants reopened for dine-in service in June, hundreds of front-of-the-house workers bore the brunt of a new workplace.

from Greater LA

Dr. Michael Wilkes says the risk of contracting the virus might rise as restrictions ease, leading to a liability showdown in the workplace between employers and employees.

from KCRW Features

LAUSD announced on Monday that students won’t return to in-classroom learning when school starts on August 18. How will parents and teachers plan for more remote learning?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The LAUSD board voted on Tuesday to cut $25 million from the school police budget. That’s a 35% decrease to a department that employs more than 450 officers.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California reported more than 7,000 new COVID-19 cases on Monday — the largest daily jump so far. Other parts of the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro discusses Joe Biden’s surge in the polls, Trump’s stumbling, and where US China policy should go next with Christine Emba, Megan McArdle and Ali Wyne.

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