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

A Florida politician is suing the federal government over what she says is unconstitutional regulation on gun ownership for marijuana users.

Gun rights v. med marijuana rights: You can have both, argues lawsuit

A Florida politician is suing the federal government over what she says is unconstitutional regulation on gun ownership for marijuana users.

from KCRW Features

The “South Los Angeles” neighborhood didn’t exist until the early 2000s when the city changed the name of the area to wash away the stigma linked to the LA Riots.

South LA or South Central? Name depends on who you ask

The “South Los Angeles” neighborhood didn’t exist until the early 2000s when the city changed the name of the area to wash away the stigma linked to the LA Riots.

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Former LA City Councilman David Ryu reflects on the LA Riots and how economic inequality stoked community tensions.

LA Riots unified once-invisible Korean community

Former LA City Councilman David Ryu reflects on the LA Riots and how economic inequality stoked community tensions.

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