Michael Flood

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

Guest

President of the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank

Michael Flood on KCRW

Millions of Americans are in need of food during this pandemic. The LA Regional Food Bank has seen record demand in the last month.

Facing record demand, LA Regional Food Bank donates millions of pounds each week

Millions of Americans are in need of food during this pandemic. The LA Regional Food Bank has seen record demand in the last month.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

America's ability to produce food is one of the major achievements of modern science and industry. It's almost too successful, as no less than 40% -- almost half — is wasted.

One Massive National Problem that Can Be Solved: Food Waste

America's ability to produce food is one of the major achievements of modern science and industry. It's almost too successful, as no less than 40% -- almost half — is wasted.

from To the Point

Two years ago, there were 1.7 million people in LA County at risk of being hungry -- that's close to 20 percent -- and there's no doubt their numbers are on the increase.

Tackling Hunger in Los Angeles County

Two years ago, there were 1.7 million people in LA County at risk of being hungry -- that's close to 20 percent -- and there's no doubt their numbers are on the increase.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Angela Merkel is the second-longest serving chancellor in modern German history.

from Studio Berlin

A UCLA study found that around 449,000 renters in LA County were unemployed because of COVID-19 and had no income to pay their rent.

from Greater LA

On Sunday, Nov. 8, about 200 Trump supporters lined up on Santa Monica Blvd., protesting that the Democratic party stole the presidential election from Donald Trump.

from KCRW Features

Since the beginning of the pandemic, rats seem to be more prominent in every major city.

from Greater LA

Thanksgiving is a time to get together with family and friends, but this year? COVID-19 cases are seeing a rise nationwide and California Gov.

from KCRW Features

President-Elect Joe Biden has put forward several policy proposals on housing and homelessness. What could they mean for the 66,000 unhoused people in Los Angeles County?

from Greater LA

Public health officials have suspended outdoor dining in LA County for the next three weeks — starting 10 p.m. this Wednesday. Restaurants are still allowed to do takeout and delivery.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Starting Wednesday night, LA County will require restaurants to stop outdoor dining, which local health officials have linked to an uptick in new coronavirus cases.

from Greater LA

Cooking and serving Thanksgiving meals to unhoused residents takes a lot of organization and help from volunteers.

from Greater LA