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The L.A. Press Club Award nominations are out. We wanted to take a moment to say how proud we are of our staff of talented journalists and producers who work…

Listen to KCRW’s 2017 L.A. Press Club Awards Nominees

The L.A. Press Club Award nominations are out. We wanted to take a moment to say how proud we are of our staff of talented journalists and producers who work…

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The Anza-Borrego desert, just a few hours away from Los Angeles, is currently packed with blooming wildflowers, sweet smells and rusty dinosaurs. Visiting the Super Bloom is a fun way…

Visiting the Super Bloom? Don’t forget the donuts

The Anza-Borrego desert, just a few hours away from Los Angeles, is currently packed with blooming wildflowers, sweet smells and rusty dinosaurs. Visiting the Super Bloom is a fun way…

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From KCRW’s Program Director Gary Scott: For us, there’s no contest: Kajon Cermak is the poet laureate of L.A. traffic. But, of course, we are proud and gratified to see…

Kajon Cermak wins a Golden Pylon Award!

From KCRW’s Program Director Gary Scott: For us, there’s no contest: Kajon Cermak is the poet laureate of L.A. traffic. But, of course, we are proud and gratified to see…

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