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Host Steve Chiotakis connects you to the people and places of Southern California.

Latest Episodes

$1400 to $4000: Rent hikes are coming to historic artist community

The Santa Fe Art Colony near the Arts District opened in 1986 as LA’s first publicly subsidized artists’ housing. On November 1, rents are increasing for all tenants.

25 MIN1 d ago
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$1400 to $4000: Rent hikes are coming to historic artist community

Ritual ceremonies welcome home newly released inmates

At a monthly ceremony, people who used to serve life sentences welcome the newly released back into the community. We learn what the ceremony is like, and what freedom means to former lifers.

25 MIN2 d ago
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Ritual ceremonies welcome home newly released inmates

Long Beach dock worker helps the homeless

Shannon James has a full-time job as a dock worker at the Port of Long Beach. But she also spends a lot of time helping homeless people find housing, get off drugs, secure food, and more.

24 MIN6 d ago
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Long Beach dock worker helps the homeless

Why more adults are moving in with their parents

More adults are living with their parents now than they have in more than a century. It’s a third of all adults under 34. But in Los Angeles, it’s more than 40% . We hear from two local educators on why they choose to live with their...

26 MIN1 w ago
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Why more adults are moving in with their parents

Using public assistance? It’ll be tougher to get a green card

Under new federal rules, if an immigration officer determines you are a strain on public benefits, or likely to be one in the future, you could become ineligible for permanent residency.

24 MIN1 w ago
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Using public assistance? It’ll be tougher to get a green card

Porter Ranch residents return home after Saddleridge fire

Evacuation orders for the Saddleridge fire have been lifted. How are Porter Ranch residents getting back to their lives, after the fire burned some 8000 acres and destroyed dozens of homes?

24 MIN1 w ago
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Porter Ranch residents return home after Saddleridge fire

Scheduled power outages sweep through California

Due to Santa Ana winds, gusts in some parts of LA could top 60 mph. Power lines could fall down and spark fires. To help avoid another wildfire, big utilities are turning off power for hundreds of thousands of people across the state.

25 MIN1 w ago
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Scheduled power outages sweep through California

It’s do or die for the Dodgers

The Dodgers will face off against the Washington Nationals tonight and they must win so they can advance toward the World Series. Fans will be on the edges of their seats, including members of Pantone 294, who travel worldwide to support the Dodgers.

24 MIN2 w ago
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It’s do or die for the Dodgers

The furry, four-legged Mayor of Idyllwild

A 6-year-old golden retriever named Max is the mayor of Idyllwild, which is an unincorporated town and has never had a human mayor.

24 MIN2 w ago
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The furry, four-legged Mayor of Idyllwild

LAX bans Uber and Lyft pickups

Starting October 29, LAX won’t allow curbside pickup from companies like Uber and Lyft. To help relieve congestion, a frequently-running shuttle will bring passengers to a designated parking lot near Terminal 1.

24 MIN2 w ago
Comments
LAX bans Uber and Lyft pickups

Latest Episodes

$1400 to $4000: Rent hikes are coming to historic artist community

The Santa Fe Art Colony near the Arts District opened in 1986 as LA’s first publicly subsidized artists’ housing. On November 1, rents are increasing for all tenants.

25 MIN1 d ago
Comments
$1400 to $4000: Rent hikes are coming to historic artist community

Ritual ceremonies welcome home newly released inmates

At a monthly ceremony, people who used to serve life sentences welcome the newly released back into the community. We learn what the ceremony is like, and what freedom means to former lifers.

25 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Ritual ceremonies welcome home newly released inmates

Long Beach dock worker helps the homeless

Shannon James has a full-time job as a dock worker at the Port of Long Beach. But she also spends a lot of time helping homeless people find housing, get off drugs, secure food, and more.

24 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Long Beach dock worker helps the homeless

Why more adults are moving in with their parents

More adults are living with their parents now than they have in more than a century. It’s a third of all adults under 34. But in Los Angeles, it’s more than 40% . We hear from two local educators on why they choose to live with their...

26 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Why more adults are moving in with their parents

Using public assistance? It’ll be tougher to get a green card

Under new federal rules, if an immigration officer determines you are a strain on public benefits, or likely to be one in the future, you could become ineligible for permanent residency.

24 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Using public assistance? It’ll be tougher to get a green card

Porter Ranch residents return home after Saddleridge fire

Evacuation orders for the Saddleridge fire have been lifted. How are Porter Ranch residents getting back to their lives, after the fire burned some 8000 acres and destroyed dozens of homes?

24 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Porter Ranch residents return home after Saddleridge fire

Scheduled power outages sweep through California

Due to Santa Ana winds, gusts in some parts of LA could top 60 mph. Power lines could fall down and spark fires. To help avoid another wildfire, big utilities are turning off power for hundreds of thousands of people across the state.

25 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Scheduled power outages sweep through California

It’s do or die for the Dodgers

The Dodgers will face off against the Washington Nationals tonight and they must win so they can advance toward the World Series. Fans will be on the edges of their seats, including members of Pantone 294, who travel worldwide to support the Dodgers.

24 MIN2 w ago
Comments
It’s do or die for the Dodgers

The furry, four-legged Mayor of Idyllwild

A 6-year-old golden retriever named Max is the mayor of Idyllwild, which is an unincorporated town and has never had a human mayor.

24 MIN2 w ago
Comments
The furry, four-legged Mayor of Idyllwild

LAX bans Uber and Lyft pickups

Starting October 29, LAX won’t allow curbside pickup from companies like Uber and Lyft. To help relieve congestion, a frequently-running shuttle will bring passengers to a designated parking lot near Terminal 1.

24 MIN2 w ago
Comments
LAX bans Uber and Lyft pickups