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The L.A. Report is a breakdown of the day's top news from Southern California, featuring the award-winning reporting of LAist.com and KPCC 89.3 FM – L.A.'s number one NPR station. Hosted by Susanne Whatley in the morning and Nick Roman in the afternoon, it's the smart way to start and end your day. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.

The L.A. Report is a breakdown of the day's top news from Southern California, featuring the award-winning reporting of LAist.com and KPCC 89.3 FM – L.A.'s number one NPR station. Hosted by Susanne Whatley in the morning and Nick Roman in the afternoon, it's the smart way to start and end your day. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.

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The L.A. Report is a breakdown of the day's top news from Southern California, featuring the award-winning reporting of LAist.com and KPCC 89.3 FM – L.A.'s number one NPR station. Hosted by Susanne Whatley in the morning and Nick Roman in the afternoon, it's the smart way to start and end your day. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.

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English


Episodes

Alec Baldwin settles lawsuit filed by 'Rust' cinematographer's family. Plus: OPEC cuts oil, National Dyslexia Month, and more

10/5/2022
Here's your P.M. news: Imperfect Perfect Paradise This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

L.A. County gas prices hit record highs for third straight day. Plus: free metro rides for Clean Air Day, COVID eviction protections, and more.

10/5/2022
Here's your morning news: This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

City of Los Angeles sets date to lift renter eviction moratorium protections. Plus: Country great Loretta Lynn dies, Section 8 housing vouchers, and more

10/4/2022
Here's what we're following today: This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

Duration:00:06:24

Carvalho: 'No evidence of widespread impact' in LAUSD hacking case. Plus: More drought ahead, gas supply issues, and more

10/4/2022
Good morning! In today's A.M. edition: This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

Duration:00:06:54

Stubbornly high gas prices traced to maintenance shutdowns at state refineries. Plus: LAUSD ransomware attack, Newsom's jaywalking bill, and more

10/3/2022
In this P.M. edition: This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

Duration:00:06:22

Gas prices spike 66¢ in one week due to tightened fuel supply. Plus: Helping Ian victims, L.A.'s speed hump program, and more – The A.M. Edition

10/3/2022
Good morning! Here's what we're tracking today: This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

Duration:00:06:34

How do I navigate the growing teen Fentanyl crisis? – How to LA explains

10/2/2022
In this Sunday edition: Fentanyl – it's in America's streets, and now even in its classrooms – and teen overdoses are on the rise. In our latest installment of How To LA, we'll talk about navigating the Fentanyl crisis with your own kids. Plus: We'll visit one Saturday school where children of L.A.’s Ukrainian diaspora learn the language and culture. Now, it’s seeing lots of new students who fled Russia’s invasion… This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public...

Duration:00:25:23

What does your favorite music say about you – and your brain? A new book explains what's happening in there.

10/1/2022
In this weekend edition: a group of civic leaders has a plan to bring affordable, dependable broadband internet to everyone in LA County. And have you ever wondered what your favorite music says about you? We'll chat with the author of a new book explaining just what's happening in your brain when you hear one of those songs that takes you back to another time or place. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the...

Duration:00:40:54

Public school teachers are exhausted, overwhelmed, and thinking about quitting. Plus: COVID paid leave, healthcare worker minimum wage, and more

9/30/2022
Here's what we're following: This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

Duration:00:06:42

Gas prices jump another 12¢ overnight, continuing upward trend. Plus: MPOX vaccine eligibility, LAPD's mental health hotline, and more

9/30/2022
Happy Friday! Here's what's happening: This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

Duration:00:07:53

L.A. posts a record 10-percent reduction in its water use in August. Plus: Girls' flag football, speed humps, and more – The P.M. Edition

9/29/2022
Here's what we're following today: Rust This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

Duration:00:06:41

Six people shot, wounded in Oakland high school. Plus: Rust shooting investigation, gas up another 15¢, and more – The A.M. Edition

9/29/2022
Good morning! Up first today: Rust This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

Duration:00:08:07

Gov. Newsom signs dozens of new housing bills into law. Plus: Hurricane Ian, the election season ramp-up, and more – The P.M. Edition

9/28/2022
Here's what we're following today: This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

Duration:00:06:44

Angelenos rally outside DWP demanding an end to utility shutoffs. Plus: Cooler temps ahead, LAUSD's green spaces, and more

9/28/2022
Good morning! Here's what we're following today: This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

UCLA announces largest land acquisition to date. Plus: statewide test results, private prisons, and more.

9/27/2022
Here's what we're following today: Rust This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

Duration:00:06:17

Gov. Newsom OKs bill to eliminate parking spot minimums, vetoes mandatory kindergarten bill – The A.M. Edition

9/27/2022
Good morning! Here's what we're following today: This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

Gov. Newsom vetoes mandatory kindergarten legislation. Plus: NASA's asteroid mission, Highland Park improvements, and more

9/26/2022
Here's what we're following today: This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

Duration:00:06:24

NASA prepares to nudge asteroid, avoid future armageddon. Plus: Newsom vetoes bills, gas prices, and more – The A.M. Edition

9/26/2022
Good morning! Here's what we're tracking today: This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

Duration:00:07:53

In the fight against monkeypox, LGBTQ events play a big role. Plus: This L.A.-led effort named every person of Japanese ancestry incarcerated during WWII

9/25/2022
In this Sunday edition: We talk with author Luis Reyes about his new book Viva Hollywood: The Legacy of Latin and Hispanic Artists in American Film. Then, The monkeypox outbreak appears to be slowing...we'll talk about why health officials are now focusing their vaccination efforts on high-risk populations. And, we'll tell you about a group led by a USC professor that's taken on the challenge of creating a list of every person of Japanese descent imprisoned on the West Coast during World...

Duration:00:20:08

Electric cars: Their rise, fall, and rebirth. Plus: A new memoir about growing up brown and gay in L.A.

9/24/2022
In this weekend edition: We visit the Wende Museum in Culver City where historians are keeping an ongoing archive of the Cold War, including relics brought to Southern California by families fleeing communist regimes. Electric cars are all the rage now, but did you know they've been around for over a century? We'll explain why the industry stalled, and what we've learned since… Then, we hear from sociologist Anthony Ocampo about his new memoir that captures what it was like to grow up...

Duration:00:25:37