Local |

L.A. Philharmonic Will Operate The Ford Theatre

| Attendance at the 1,200-seat amphitheater has been lackluster. County officials hope the LA Phil's marketing expertise will bring in more customers.

A Year After The Woolsey Fire, This Malibu Day Laborer Still Struggles to Find Work

|

Construction work has dried up for Julio Osorio, 54. "The idea is to save a little money for the future, and you can't."

Audio

Waiting To Leave After An Evacuation Order Meant A Terrifying Exodus For One Woman

|

During wildfires, fire experts estimate about 10 percent of people ignore evacuation orders, and another 25 percent wait around to see how bad the fire is before leaving. KPCC’s Sharon McNary has the story of one woman in that wait-and-see group.

Audio

Why was an acclaimed Spanish dancer en route to LA denied entry to US?

|

The Latino Theater Company in Los Angeles had to cancel performances by an acclaimed Spanish dancer this month after the performers were barred from entering the United States. Barcelona-based performance artist Marta Carrasco was set for an 11-day run at the Los Angeles Theatre Center. But the dancer and three colleagues were stopped last week after they landed in Seattle, before they could board their connecting flight to Los Angeles.

Audio

A New California Law Will Allow More Victims Of Childhood Sexual Abuse To Sue

|

The law suspends the statute of limitations for child sex abuse cases for a three-year period starting in January.

Audio

Silverlake Independent JCC Blends Old And New Traditions In Yom Kippur Prayer Service

|

The fourth annual Yom Kippur service at the Jewish Community Center was led by Deanna Neil, the founder of ‘Pop-Up Shul.’

Audio

​Facing Eviction in L.A., This Vietnamese Grandmother Fought Back

|

L.A.'s Chinatown has long drawn newcomers from China and Southeast Asia. In recent years, gentrification has been squeezing some of these immigrants out.

Audio

Orange County High Schools Respond To Hate

|

In November, several members of Garden Grove's Pacifica High School boys' water polo team played a Nazi-era marching song through speakers at an off-campus event, hoisting their right arms in 'Sieg Heil' salutes. It wasn't the first Orange County high school to make headlines recently for hateful student behavior - or the last.

Audio

These LA Doctors Do House Calls At Homeless Encampments

|

For the more than 100,000 people living homeless in California, each day is is a personal health crisis. Now, some doctors are taking healthcare to the street.

Audio