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Imperfect Paradise is an award-winning weekly narrative podcast showcasing California stories with universal significance, hosted by Antonia Cereijido. Each deeply reported story is driven by characters who illuminate aspects of American identity and underscore California's reputation as a home for dreamers and schemers, its heartbreaking inequality, its varied and diverse communities, its unique combination of dense cities and wild places. New episodes premiere Wednesdays, with broadcasts o ...
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Snooze

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Everyone has a dream. But sometimes there’s a gap between where we are and where we want to be. True, there are some people who can bridge that gap easily, on their own, but all of us need a little help at some point. A little boost. An accountability partner. A Snooze Squad. In each episode, the Snooze Squad will strategize an action plan for people to face their fears. Guests will transform their own perception of their potential and walk away a few inches closer to who they want to become ...
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Deep in the Mojave Desert, there is a little town with a big name and a bizarre history: California City. For decades, real estate developers have sold a dream here: if you buy land now, you’ll be rich one day. Thousands of people bought this dream. Many were young couples and hard-working immigrants looking to build a better future. But much of the land they bought is nearly worthless. In this new podcast from LAist Studios, host Emily Guerin tells a story of money, power and deception.
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“LA Made” is a series exploring stories of bold Californian innovators and how they forever changed the lives of millions all over the world. Each season will unpack the untold and surprising stories behind some of the most exciting innovations that continue to influence our lives today. Season 2, “LA Made: The Barbie Tapes,” tells the backstory of the world’s most popular doll, Barbie. Barbie is a cultural icon but what do you really know about her? Hear Barbie's origin story from the peopl ...
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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 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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Norco 80

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In May of 1980, the sleepy streets of Norco, California were turned into an all-out war zone in what is one of the most violent bank robberies in American history. From LAist Studios in collaboration with Futuro Studios comes the new podcast—Norco ’80 based on the book by Peter Houlahan. Listen as host and producer Antonia Cereijido tells the unbelievable true story about God, guns, survivalism and the bank robbery that changed policing in America forever. Using eyewitness testimony and neve ...
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How To LA

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How to L.A. aims to drop a little knowledge about ALL the things that affect the people of Los Angeles, whether that’s something that makes our city great (tacos!) or something that we need to work on, like the alarming number of traffic collisions. We serve the curious Angeleno who wants to better connect with our city, discover the new, navigate the confusing and even drive some change along the way. Support for this podcast is made possible by Gordon and Dona Crawford, who believe that qu ...
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WILD

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WILD is a podcast about growing up … kind of. About those big and small moments that transform us forever. About how sometimes we come out on the other side of chaos or adversity with scars, but we come out stronger. WILD is back for season two. This season, it's all about love with co-hosts Erick Galindo and Megan Tan. You heard Megan's pandemic love story in season one. This time, Erick tells Megan a fictional love story, inspired by the wildest thing he once did for love. It starts with a ...
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Growing up, I was taught to say that I was “ok” when I really wasn’t. Mental health just wasn’t something that anyone in my family or community talked about or even had access to. Yet pretty much everyone was affected by it. Today, young people of color are disproportionately affected by mental health issues and are not getting the resources they need, and I want to change that. And this is why this podcast exists. Yeah No, I’m Not Ok, my new podcast made in collaboration with LAist Studios, ...
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California Love is a blend of memoir, pop culture analysis and oral history. The newest season, K-pop Dreaming, is about the rise and history of K-pop in the United States, as told from the point-of-view of the Korean diaspora in Los Angeles. Host Vivian Yoon takes listeners on a journey from K-pop’s origins in Korean trot music and American presence in post-war South Korea to the 1992 LA Uprising and the booming global popularity of K-pop in the present day, all juxtaposed against Yoon’s ow ...
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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 even thrive while the w ...
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In the world of podcasts, anyone can tell their story. From major media institutions to mom and pop shops starting from scratch. Let Nick Quah guide you through this ever-changing world, as he speaks with the producers, hosts, and executives that are shaping the culture of podcasting.
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Hollywood has been brought to its metaphorical knees by the pandemic. Production has stopped. Easy funding has dried up. Audiences are holed up and anxious. International alliances (China) may be broken. And no one knows when any of it will change. Hollywood, The Sequel is a limited-run podcast series in which leading journalist John Horn asks some of the most important and influential people in film, television and entertainment at large (established stars and emerging taleånt) about how th ...
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COVID in L.A.

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Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, we've had a daily segment on AirTalk devoted to bringing you the latest information about COVID-19, vaccines, and how the virus and pandemic have affected the lives of Southern Californians from the doctors, nurses, epidemiologists, and other medical professionals fighting the virus on the frontlines. UPDATE: This podcast is no longer being updated regularly as of April 20, 2022. Should the pandemic situation change, we may release special episode ...
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The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures and LAist Studios present a new multi-season audio series that examines the myriad of stories of our cinematic history. Jacqueline Stewart, Chief Artistic and Programming Officer of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures and a MacArthur Fellow, hosts the series. The Academy Awards have been a source of iconic moments and cultural impact since the award ceremony began in 1929. The awards often reflect and amplify the political, economic, and the cultural m ...
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FilmWeek

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FilmWeek on AirTalk, hosted by Larry Mantle, is a one-hour weekly segment devoted to films. It offers reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussions on various aspects of the industry.
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“Retake with John Horn”, a new podcast from LAist Studios, asks the question: do the stories that Hollywood tells about itself really reflect what's going on? Each week, host John Horn offers a critical, informed perspective not only on what’s happening in entertainment but also highlighting innovative artists and their creative content.
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Japanese American Incarceration. The Third World Liberation Front. The 1992 Los Angeles Uprising. What you think you know isn’t always the full story. Inheriting is a show about Asian American and Pacific Islander families that explores how the past is personal. Hosted by NPR’s Emily Kwong, we go deep with families on how their most personal, priva…
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Metro officials vote today on an effort to address crime in the system. Some low-cost options as a federal internet discount program ends. There's a new fountain in Boyle heights, but it doesn't contain water. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https://laist.com…
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Revival House says goodbye for now with a look at one of the biggest programming groups in town, the American Cinematheque. Celebrating their 40th anniversary this year, screening 1500 movies a year in three iconic theaters across Los Angeles, the American Cinematheque has a movie for everybody, every night of the week. In this episode, How To LA p…
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Revival House says goodbye for now with a look at one of the biggest programming groups in town, the American Cinematheque. Celebrating their 40th anniversary this year, screening 1500 movies a year in three iconic theaters across Los Angeles, the American Cinematheque has a movie for everybody, every night of the week. In this episode, How To LA p…
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Revival House says goodbye for now with a look at one of the biggest programming groups in town, the American Cinematheque. Celebrating their 40th anniversary this year, screening 1500 movies a year in three iconic theaters across Los Angeles, the American Cinematheque has a movie for everybody, every night of the week. In this episode, How To LA p…
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Revival House says goodbye for now with a look at one of the biggest programming groups in town, the American Cinematheque. Celebrating their 40th anniversary this year, screening 1500 movies a year in three iconic theaters across Los Angeles, the American Cinematheque has a movie for everybody, every night of the week. In this episode, How To LA p…
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UCLA Chancellor Gene Block will testify before a House committee about antisemitism on campus. USC's response to student protests has not cost the university donors. Keepsakes of actress Anna May Wong will be displayed in Chinatown. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show…
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LA County has launched a medical debt relief plan that could involve taxpayer money. Some LA shelters are planning to euthanize 100 dogs this summer. Planning a trip to a lake this Memorial Day weekend? Watch out for toxic scum. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https://laist.…
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#281: Revival House says goodbye for now with a look at one of the biggest programming groups in town, the American Cinematheque. Celebrating their 40th anniversary this year, screening 1500 movies a year in three iconic theaters across Los Angeles, the American Cinematheque has a movie for everybody, every night of the week. In this episode, How T…
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Host Antonia Cereijido speaks with negotiations expert Victoria Medvec about how to make the best possible deal. Medvec also helps identify ways the Colorado River water rights representatives could still change tactics and reach an agreement before time runs out. Grow your business–no matter what stage you’re in. Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month…
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Host Antonia Cereijido speaks with negotiations expert Victoria Medvec about how to make the best possible deal. Medvec also helps identify ways the Colorado River water rights representatives could still change tactics and reach an agreement before time runs out. Grow your business–no matter what stage you’re in. Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month…
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Host Antonia Cereijido speaks with negotiations expert Victoria Medvec about how to make the best possible deal. Medvec also helps identify ways the Colorado River water rights representatives could still change tactics and reach an agreement before time runs out. Grow your business–no matter what stage you’re in. Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month…
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Host Antonia Cereijido speaks with negotiations expert Victoria Medvec about how to make the best possible deal. Medvec also helps identify ways the Colorado River water rights representatives could still change tactics and reach an agreement before time runs out. Grow your business–no matter what stage you’re in. Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month…
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Host Antonia Cereijido speaks with negotiations expert Victoria Medvec about how to make the best possible deal. Medvec also helps identify ways the Colorado River water rights representatives could still change tactics and reach an agreement before time runs out. Grow your business–no matter what stage you’re in. Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month…
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Host Antonia Cereijido speaks with negotiations expert Victoria Medvec about how to make the best possible deal. Medvec also helps identify ways the Colorado River water rights representatives could still change tactics and reach an agreement before time runs out. Grow your business–no matter what stage you’re in. Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month…
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Host Antonia Cereijido speaks with negotiations expert Victoria Medvec about how to make the best possible deal. Medvec also helps identify ways the Colorado River water rights representatives could still change tactics and reach an agreement before time runs out. Grow your business–no matter what stage you’re in. Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month…
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Host Antonia Cereijido speaks with negotiations expert Victoria Medvec about how to make the best possible deal. Medvec also helps identify ways the Colorado River water rights representatives could still change tactics and reach an agreement before time runs out. Grow your business–no matter what stage you’re in. Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month…
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Host Antonia Cereijido speaks with negotiations expert Victoria Medvec about how to make the best possible deal. Medvec also helps identify ways the Colorado River water rights representatives could still change tactics and reach an agreement before time runs out. Grow your business–no matter what stage you’re in. Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month…
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An LAist investigation has found nearly a third of police shootings in L.A. since 2017 involved people in a mental health crisis. A judge will decide if a West LA apartment complex landlord can evict tenants. New food at Dodger Stadium. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the …
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An ex-LAPD detective found guilty of murder could be released from prison. An LAist investigation finds deadly outcomes are persisting with people in mental health crises. A new mountain lion was recently spotted at the edge of Griffith Park. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: …
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An effort to expand the LA City Council is off the table, for now. The state's biggest teachers union challenges Gov. Newsom's proposal to cut nearly $9 billion from public schools. Efforts to restore damaged trees in the Angeles National Forest continue. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://lais…
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A proposal to expand the LA city council will not make the November ballot. A weather station is being relocated from USC to Dodger Stadium. The endangered Devils Hole Pupfish population is improving. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https://laist.com…
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#280: We’re back with our series on How NOT To Be Lonely in LA. Today we explore the connection between religion…or lack thereof…and loneliness. For decades, Americans relied on their church, temple or mosque, or other religious institutions, for a sense of built in community. But with more and more people disaffiliating from organized religion in …
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Academic workers at UC Santa Cruz go on strike tomorrow, becoming the first UC campus to do so following a union vote earlier this week. The largest teachers' union in the state is launching a media campaign tomorrow against Governor Gavin Newsom's most recent budget proposal. The critically endangered Devils Hole pupfish, which only lives in one h…
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The UCLA faculty has rejected a vote of no confidence in Chancellor Gene Block. Even though they weren't directly impacted by last year's strikes, many reality TV workers say they're struggling to find work. And we're launching a new series called LAist City Treks - find out about our first hike on the Park to Playa trail in Baldwin Hills. Plus, mo…
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Homes that Caltrans bought for the abandoned 710 freeway extension will be rehabilitated and used for low income housing. UC Santa Cruz workers plan to strike in response to campus crackdowns on protests. A beloved Olvera Street restaurant is closing. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.co…
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Roger Corman, the “King of the Bs” who helped turn out such low-budget classics as “Little Shop of Horrors” and “Attack of the Crab Monsters” and gave many of Hollywood’s most famous actors and directors early breaks, has died. He was 98. Corman died Thursday at his home in Santa Monica, California, according to a statement released Saturday by his…
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Larry Mantle and LAist film critics Manuel Betancourt and Christy Lemire review this weekend’s new movie releases on streaming and on demand platforms. “If” Wide Release “Babes” Wide Release “Back To Black” Wide Release “Gasoline Rainbow” Laemmle Glendale [Glendale] | Streaming on MUBI May 31 “Thelma the Unicorn” Streaming on Netflix “The Tuba Thie…
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Boarded-up houses in El Sereno are to be rehabbed for low-income buyers. Alex Villanueva set to sue LA County for alleged damage to his reputation. A decades-old donkey cart attraction in DTLA could close over a contract issue. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the show: https://laist.c…
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#279: Hey, How to LA listeners! We’re back with another social calendar to talk about the interesting, fun, new happenings in the city. Guests: Imperfect Paradise host Antonia Cereijido and Janice Llamoca, an audio producer and host. You might have heard her work on Latino USA, Vice AND she was the host of the amazing LAist Studios podcast Party Cr…
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Academic workers at the University of California might strike over university response to Gaza protests. A judge says Huntington Beach has violated a law meant to bring more new housing to California. L.A. Mayor Karen Bass heightens security on Metro. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.co…
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Police clear out UC Irvine protestors after encampment expands. LA street vendors and advocates are postponing a trial again in hopes of reaching a settlement with the city. Metro is offering free rides in recognition of National Bike to Work Day. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. Support the s…
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Community college students can renew their DACA permits for free despite looming state budget cuts. L.A. Unified leaders say the school district financial outlook remains bright. Clifton's Republic, the downtown bar and cafeteria, will reopen soon. Plus, more. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. …
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More than $3 billion to be distributed this summer for mental health housing in CA. The governor's revised state budget maintains cuts to state-funded services benefiting immigrants. A repaired stretch of Highway 1 in Big Sur is reopening sooner than expected. Support The L.A. Report by donating at LAist.com/join and by visiting https://laist.com. …
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JB Hamby and the other lead negotiators on the Colorado River have to come up with a long term solution to manage the river in the face of climate change. Will they reach a deal before it’s too late? LAist correspondent Emily Guerin examines how JB's position on water has dramatically evolved since he first won office a few years ago. She brings us…
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JB Hamby and the other lead negotiators on the Colorado River have to come up with a long term solution to manage the river in the face of climate change. Will they reach a deal before it’s too late? LAist correspondent Emily Guerin examines how JB's position on water has dramatically evolved since he first won office a few years ago. She brings us…
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JB Hamby and the other lead negotiators on the Colorado River have to come up with a long term solution to manage the river in the face of climate change. Will they reach a deal before it’s too late? LAist correspondent Emily Guerin examines how JB's position on water has dramatically evolved since he first won office a few years ago. She brings us…
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JB Hamby and the other lead negotiators on the Colorado River have to come up with a long term solution to manage the river in the face of climate change. Will they reach a deal before it’s too late? LAist correspondent Emily Guerin examines how JB's position on water has dramatically evolved since he first won office a few years ago. She brings us…
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JB Hamby and the other lead negotiators on the Colorado River have to come up with a long term solution to manage the river in the face of climate change. Will they reach a deal before it’s too late? LAist correspondent Emily Guerin examines how JB's position on water has dramatically evolved since he first won office a few years ago. She brings us…
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JB Hamby and the other lead negotiators on the Colorado River have to come up with a long term solution to manage the river in the face of climate change. Will they reach a deal before it’s too late? LAist correspondent Emily Guerin examines how JB's position on water has dramatically evolved since he first won office a few years ago. She brings us…
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JB Hamby and the other lead negotiators on the Colorado River have to come up with a long term solution to manage the river in the face of climate change. Will they reach a deal before it’s too late? LAist correspondent Emily Guerin examines how JB's position on water has dramatically evolved since he first won office a few years ago. She brings us…
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