Christopher Olin

KCRW Staff

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Ever think of drinking a Martini out of wood instead of glass? Or champagne out of a ceramic cylinder?

“Crafting the Cocktail:” Handmade Objects for Modern Libations/Brandyn Tepper Talks

Ever think of drinking a Martini out of wood instead of glass? Or champagne out of a ceramic cylinder?

from Design and Architecture

You don’t have to be in broadcasting or a singer or actor to be able to hear your own voice on a recording. It might make you cringe to listen…

Why we hate hearing recordings of our own voice

You don’t have to be in broadcasting or a singer or actor to be able to hear your own voice on a recording. It might make you cringe to listen…

from Arts & Culture Stories

This weekend, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory held its annual open house, inviting the public to explore the grounds of the La Canada-Flintridge facility for two days. This was…

NASA’s JPL opens its doors

This weekend, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory held its annual open house, inviting the public to explore the grounds of the La Canada-Flintridge facility for two days. This was…

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On Thursday, the LAUSD board voted unanimously on a tentative deal with the teachers union (UTLA) to reopen elementary schools in mid-April and middle and high schools in late April.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As scientists and political leaders continue to fight climate change with new technologies and initiatives, a global movement of people are popularizing one of the oldest methods of…

from Greater LA

With rising heat, deadly drought, and erratic storms, the desert tortoise needs your help.

from To the Point

In East Hollywood, a parking lot has been turned into LA’s first government-run homeless encampment.

from Greater LA

Scientists say that all 800 miles of California beaches may disappear in the next 80 years because of sea level rise caused by climate change.

from To the Point

Long known as “the spa city,” Desert Hot Springs is looking to expand its relaxation and recreational offerings by going big on so-called “cannatourism.”

from Greater LA

California is banning the sale of new gas cars starting in 2035, as part of its goal to curb carbon emissions.

from Greater LA

Governor Gavin Newsom today signed a bill that sets aside nearly $7 billion for schools that reopen for in-person instruction by the end of March.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW’s Warren Olney talks with Ben Ehrenreich about his recent New Republic article titled “We’re Hurtling Toward Global Suicide.”

from To the Point