Lori Galarreta

Associate Producer, Take Two

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Lori Galarreta is an Associate Producer for KPCC's morning news and culture program, Take Two.
Stories by Lori Galarreta

Code orange: Mac n' Cheetos is a thing

In the never-ending battle for a bigger share of the market, deep-fried culinary crossbreeds may represent a new hope for BK.

One nation under grief: How communal bereavement helps heal

Following the tragedy in Orlando, tons of stories have flooded the web about compassionate acts. A closer look at how grief unites us in the face of tragedy.

'Twilight Zone' aquarium exhibit brings deepest parts of the ocean to the surface

"Twilight Zone: Deep Reefs Revealed" features creatures from a place in the ocean where "sunlight is scarce and divers with traditional scuba gear cannot go."

Skid Row photo project started from a random conversation

John Hwang has been documenting Skid Row for three years. He said his fascination with the area sprung from a haunting conversation with a homeless man on a bridge nearby.

'Roots' remix: Kunta Kinte returns after 4 decades

The original "Roots" showed audiences 'history, not from the colonizer's point of view...' Director Mario Van Peebles, on how the new series will carry the torch.

The valet system without the valet: WeHo's new automated garage

West Hollywood is bringing the West Coast its first automated parking garage. Think of it as a valet — without the actual valet.

Ovarian Psycos Bicycle Brigade rides with a purpose

A ride with the Ovarian Psyco Bicycle Brigade, an all-women of color group of LA bicyclists who ride to address issues of community, violence against women and more.

Diane Guerrero's decision to stay in the country she loves

"Orange is the New Black" star Diane Guerrero on her memoir, in which she details her life and struggle after her family was deported back to Colombia.

Does the word 'moist' make you cringe? Here's why.

Why do some words repel and disgust us? A recent study highlighted word aversion, specifically "moist" and took a look at why it elicits such a visceral reaction.

Divided by deportation: Immigration and Generation Y

Ten years ago Carol Romo's parents were deported after living in the U.S. for over 20 years. At just 16 she had to decide--should she follow her family or stay behind?

Living comfortably in LA, is it really possible?

It's no secret living in Los Angeles is expensive. So how does the average Angeleno live comfortably and have enough left over to save?

A look at how architecture and burglary go hand-in-hand

Architecture is an art form associated with design and beauty...but what about crime and burglary? According to author Geoff Manaugh, the two go hand-in-hand.

All the single ladies: Unmarried women and politics

Rebecca Traister, author of 'All the Single Ladies: Unmarried women on the Rise of an Independent Nation' on unmarried women being the most potent political force.

Atlas: The bullied bipedal robot designed by Boston Dynamics

Boston Dynamics just released a video of their new and improved Atlas humanoid robot. Take Two looks into the new tech and what it means for the future of robots.

CA Secretary of State Alex Padilla's plan to get more people to the polls

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla is the author of a bill that -- if passed -- could streamline the voting process in the state by 2018.