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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

Criminal scams aren't just for the elderly. Here's what to look for. Plus: UC student strike, phasing out diesel trucks, and more – The A.M. Edition

11/29/2022
Today: UC Student strike enters third week; Avoiding criminal scams; Health coverage for striking workers; Phasing out diesel trucks, and more. 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:00:07:58

L.A. County's mental health dept. increasing efforts to train the next generation of professionals – The P.M. Edition

11/28/2022
Tonight: L.A. Mental Health Dept staffing up; West L.A. VA lawsuit; Luna plans to collaborate with local government; and more. 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

On Cyber Monday, researchers foresee a permanent shift toward e-commerce. Plus: California's wild donkeys, and more – The A.M. Edition

11/28/2022
Today: Cyber Monday, Paxlovid for long COVID; State sets vote certification date; California's wild donkeys, and more. 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:00:07:56

Listen to The Big Disaster: The Big Burn from LAist Studios

11/27/2022
L.A. Report listeners, from LAist Studios, the creators of The Big One, the second season of The Big Disaster series will provide you with a wildfire survival guide that includes not just tangible safety tips — but hope for our future. As the world enters a new age of wildfires, science reporter Jacob Margolis hosts Season 2: The Big Burn, a deep dive into personal stories that illuminate the history of how we got here, why we keep screwing things up, and what we can do to survive and maybe...

Duration:00:31:59

In L.A.'s Angelino Heights neighborhood, the city's Victorian past lives on – The Weekend Edition

11/26/2022
In this weekend edition: In our latest installment of How to LA, we'll take you on a tour of the Angelino Heights neighborhood – one of L.A.'s oldest suburbs. Come along with us as host Brian de Los Santos explores its diverse architecture and more 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:00:19:00

Listen to LA Made: Blood, Sweat & Rockets, from LAist Studios

11/24/2022
L.A. Report listeners, discover the origins of rocketry in a new podcast from LAist Studios. Subscribe to "LA Made: Blood, Sweat & Rockets" wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/ROCKETS Support the show: https://laist.com

Duration:00:29:16

Looking to skip the turkey and trimmings? Our food editor shares his non-conventional Thanksgiving traditions – The A.M. Edition

11/24/2022
Happy Thanksgiving! Today, a conversation with our LAist Food Editor, Gab Chabran, who did not grow up with the traditional Thanksgiving. His family did things differently and chose not to celebrate the holiday with turkey and such. 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:00:07:12

Police Commission concludes deadly 2021 Burlington store shooting violated LAPD policy – The P.M. Edition

11/23/2022
Tonight: LAPD Burlington shooting policy, United Farm Workers, holiday kindness, and more. 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:00:06:39

L.A. council members question accuracy of region's annual homeless count – The A.M. Edition

11/23/2022
Today: L.A. homeless count questioned, phasing out oil drilling, mental health discrimination, mental illness in prisons, and more. 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:00:07:22

Superior Court judge says LA County discriminated against job applicants' mental health – The P.M. Edition

11/22/2022
Tonight: Mental health discrimination, Loyola Marymount voter survey, solar on LA Aqueduct, and more. 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:00:06:39

Feds announce several arrests in effort to stamp out fentanyl distribution. Plus: LAX holiday travel, and more – The A.M. Edition

11/22/2022
Today: Fentanyl distributors arrested; Ballot boxes; Counting California's votes; LAX holiday travel, and more 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:00:07:03

Can Bob Iger turn things around at Disney? Plus: Thanksgiving weather warmup – The P.M. Edition

11/21/2022
Tonight: Bob Iger back at Disney; Outdoor Thanksgiving weather; A Ghost Story on stage, and more. 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

Bob Iger set to return to lead Disney, replacing Bob Chapek – The A.M. Edition

11/21/2022
Today: Bob Iger's return to Disney; L.A. City Council's new look; New nurse practitioner rules; L.A. gender impact assessment, and more. 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:00:07:21

Where Oscar Gomez died, students created an altar and vigil for the anniversary of the Chicano activist's death – The Sunday Edition

11/20/2022
In this Sunday edition: In our podcast Imperfect Paradise: Forgotten Revolutionary, we investigated the unexplained death of Oscar Gomez, a star of the 1990s Chicano student movement. Now, students at UC Santa Barbara have created an altar and vigil for the 28th anniversary of his death. 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:00:11:57

Why is L.A.'s bicycling infrastructure so bad? Plus: California's wild burros face drier deserts.

11/19/2022
In this weekend edition: LA is a house divided! USC and UCLA football are playing their 90th crosstown rivalry game tonight in front of a completely sold out Rose Bowl stadium. To tell us more, we’re joined by football color analyst at UCLA’s radio station and former UCLA quarterback, Matt Stevens. And we're betting it might be news to you: there's a large and growing population of wild donkeys in the state of California. Our Mariana Dale explains how those burros are being threatened by...

Duration:00:27:32

Diamond Bar man who plowed SUV into police recruits has been released. Plus: New sheriff in town, Elizabeth Holmes' sentencing, and more.

11/18/2022
Tonight: Diamond Bar man who plowed SUV into police recruits is free; New L.A. Sheriff's start date; Elizabeth Holmes sentenced; Kaiser Permanente contract agreement, and more 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:00:06:46

Man accused of driving his SUV through a group of law enforcement trainees released on $2M bail – The A.M. Edition

11/18/2022
Today: Man accused of driving his SUV through a group of law enforcement officers in training released on $2M bail; COVID transmissions ticking up; Mayor-elect Bass to declare homelessness state of emergency; L.A.'s unarmed emergency response pilot program, and more 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:00:08:22

Prosecutors to charge driver who crashed into police recruits, injuring more than two dozen – The P.M. Edition

11/17/2022
Tonight: Whittier recruit crash driver to be charged; LAPD holiday patrols; Prop 49's 20th anniversary; Postpartum experiences in SoCal, and more. 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

Karen Bass beats Rick Caruso to make history as L.A.'s next mayor. Plus: O.C.'s election observers, Lakers' and Rams' bleak seasons, and more – The A.M. Edition

11/17/2022
Today: L.A.'s next mayor, O.C. election observers, pepper spray in juvenile detention facilities, Oscar Gomez anniversary, and more. 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:00:08:13

Driver plows into law enforcement recruits, injuring 25. Plus: Veterans sue over VA housing, LAUSD's substandard tutoring, and more – The P.M. Edition

11/16/2022
Tonight: Driver plows into police recruits; Veterans suing over VA campus housing; LAUSD substandard tutoring, and more. 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:00:06:40