Tara Atrian

Tara Atrian

KCRW Staff

Tara (rhymes with carbonara) Atrian produces All Things Considered on KCRW.  The self-described passionate Valley Girl has a deep love of all things Southern California. She began her journalism career as an intern for the KCRW News team. After working as a broadcast associate for CBS Evening News, Tara returned home to KCRW to tell the stories of Southland communities.

Tara Atrian on KCRW

Summer is here, and so is LA’s longest running outdoor film series Cinespia. Catch cult hits, classics, and flops at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

Cinespia 2023 brings Pee-wee and Tyler Durden to Hollywood Forever

Summer is here, and so is LA’s longest running outdoor film series Cinespia. Catch cult hits, classics, and flops at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

from KCRW Features

Cannabis is legal in more states than ever this summer, but can you bring your weed on a plane or road trip? It’s complicated.

Weed wanderlust: Guide to cannabis travel rules and risks in CA and beyond

Cannabis is legal in more states than ever this summer, but can you bring your weed on a plane or road trip? It’s complicated.

from KCRW Features

A judge ruled that keeping a person locked up because they can’t afford bail is unconstitutional in most cases in LA – for now.

Texts and mental health services could replace cash bail in LA

A judge ruled that keeping a person locked up because they can’t afford bail is unconstitutional in most cases in LA – for now.

from KCRW Features

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