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

Why do we continue to elect sheriffs instead of appointing them?

Some say elections keep sheriffs accountable to the public while others argue too much sway from public opinion is bad for law enforcement.

Aztecs' ancient language lives on in Santa Ana

Every Saturday, from the basement of a Santa Ana church, 61-year-old David Vazquez teaches the language of Nahuatl, historically known as Aztec.

The enduring attraction of the Nokia 3310

The iconic Nokia 3310 is fondly referred to as the indestructible phone with a battery that just wouldn't quit. Well, now it's back. Can it be successful?

Casey Wasserman on LA's Olympic bid: ‘Once in a lifetime opportunity’

Only about seven months left until the host city for the 2024 Games is announced. Casey Wasserman, chair of LA2024, breaks down what's going on with L.A.'s bid.

Oscar nominated live action shorts: ‘Silent Nights’

Our series of interviews with Oscar nominated shorts continues.

LA traffic cost drivers about $2,400 last year, study finds

What's the price of being stuck in traffic? A new study breaks down Los Angeles gridlock by the numbers.

Oscar nominated live action shorts: ‘Timecode’

"...behind that uniform or behind that job maybe there is something special, there is beauty or a nobel prize behind that. Maybe that's the idea behind Timecode."

Oscar nominated live action shorts: ‘Ennemis Intérieurs’

"I was hoping that they would understand on a human level...and maybe change the way they see things and the way they look at those foreigners..."

Oscar nominated live action shorts: 'Sing'

"It would be nice if we could all come together in solidarity with the weaker members of a group and stand up for everyone and fight injustice that way."

Oscar nominated Live Action Shorts: ‘La Femme et le TGV’

This week we look at all of the Oscar nominated live action shorts. We kick of with "La Femme et le TGV" a story that explores loneliness and human connections.

Tips for surviving the ‘atmospheric river’ storm hitting LA

"Atmospheric River" storm hits LA. Take Two presents tips for Duarte evacuees, driving on wet roads, and wisdom from a rainy weather native.

Reclaiming 'Gook': new film tackles racial tensions during '92 riots

The film "Gook" is set during the 1992 L.A. Riots and it explores families and relationships between Korean and African American communities.

What is Galentine's Day?

To quote Leslie Knope from "Parks and Rec": "It's only the best day of the year." Feb. 14 might be for romantic love, but Feb. 13 is for friendship.

You ain't never seen a musical like this

Disney’s Aladdin in getting a new voice and she speaks Spanish. In this new take, Aladdin speaks only English. Princess Jasmine speaks only Spanish.

Inside the inner workings of the South LA community

Understanding how conflict is dealt with in South LA and how the community had adapted to dealing with interracial conflict and violence.