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The L.A. Report
The LA Report is your daily update on the top news stories in the L.A. region, brought to you by the reporters and editors of LAist and KPCC, LA's top NPR station.

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The LA Report is produced Monday through Friday. New episodes drop at 6:00am and 4:00pm PT. If you have any suggestions or feedback, or know something we should cover, email us.

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Episodes
  • The L.A. Report p.m. edition
    5:20
    5:20
    The P.M. Edition: Vaccinated? CDC OK's mask removal; Homelessness lawsuit on hold; New offshore drilling ban; $26M lottery prize unclaimed
    What's happening today: CDC gives green light to removing masks – if you're fully vaccinated; Federal lawsuit over homelessness in L.A. on hold; House of Representatives seeks to ban new offshore drilling; Low income Californians eligible for new tax credit; $26M lottery prize left unclaimed This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
  • L.A. Report a.m. edition
    4:55
    4:55
    The L.A. Report for Thursday, May 13
    Here's your news this morning: Just a few weeks ago COVID-19 vaccination appointments in Southern California were the hottest tickets on the markets... But now, demand is dropping and you don't even need an appointment at any vaccination sites run by the city of L-A; Continuing his week of announcements ahead of Friday's deadline to present a revised budget to the state legislature, Governor Gavin Newsom has unveiled a plan for universal transitional kindergarten, and more. 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 p.m. edition
    5:17
    5:17
    The P.M. Edition: Universal TK education; LAUSD doubles help to neediest; Pfizer vax OK'd for teens; Workplace restrictions to ease; The Go-Go's selected to Hall of Fame
    What's happening today: Gov. Newsom unveils proposal for universal TK education; LAUSD votes to double money it redistributes to schools in need; Federal health advisors endorse Pfizer vaccine for 12-15 year olds; State close to easing restrictions on workplace distancing; The Go-Go's are back after being chosen for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 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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  • L.A. Report a.m. edition
    4:10
    4:10
    The L.A. Report for Wednesday, May 12
    Here's your news this morning: The L.A. Unified School Board has voted to double the amount of funding it redistributes to its schools through its 'Student Equity Needs Index.' The likely result: a budget boost for schools serving Black students, English learners, and students in the most extreme poverty; Housing has gotten less affordable in all Southern California counties, compared to a year ago according to new data from the California Association of Realtors, and more. 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 p.m. edition
    5:23
    5:23
    The P.M. Edition: O.C. moves to yellow reopening tier; Demand for vaccines reduced; Poll finds Californians disinterested in Newsom recall; Judge points to racist policies as cause of L.A. homeless crisis; State power providers confident
    What's happening today: Orange County moves to yellow reopening tier; Reduced demand for vaccines as many wait and see; Poll finds Californians have little interest in recalling Gov. Newsom; Judge finds evidence that homeless crisis is result of racist government policies; State power providers confident about months ahead. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
  • L.A. Report a.m. edition
    4:26
    4:26
    The L.A. Report for Tuesday, May 11
    Here's your news this morning: Kids 12 and up in L-A County could start getting the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as soon as Thursday; Millions of Californians will receive stimulus checks under a plan unveiled by Governor Gavin Newsom, and more. 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 p.m. edition
    5:15
    5:15
    The P.M. Edition: Pfizer vaccine OK'd for 12-15 year olds; Appointments no longer required in City of L.A.; Boyle Heights nursing home battle; Goats help prep for wildfire season
    What's happening today: FDA approves Pfizer vaccine for 12-15 year olds; Vaccine appointments no longer required at sites run by the City of Los Angeles; Battle in Boyle Heights over Sakura Gardens care home; Goats hired to clear brush before wildfire season. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
  • L.A. Report a.m. edition
    4:02
    4:02
    The L.A. Report for Monday, May 10
    Here's your news this morning: We're coming off our first weekend in the "yellow tier" here in L-A County, will the reopenings and relaxed restrictions lead to a spike in new COVID-19 cases? With more people getting vaccinated, would being immunized against COVID-19 will be a requirement to return to work or school? 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 p.m. edition
    5:15
    5:15
    The P.M. Edition: State population drops for first time; More businesses requiring vaccination proof; Small children vaccinated in Stanford clinical trial
    What's happening today: State population drops for first time ever; More business requiring proof of vaccination; Small children vaccinated in Stanford clinical trial; This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
  • L.A. Report a.m. edition
    4:23
    4:23
    The L.A. Report for Friday, May 7
    Here's your news this morning: LA County is in the Yellow Tier, what does that mean for indoor gatherings? How about a taco with your COVID-19 vaccine? It's an idea cooked up by Rida Hamida, executive director of the nonprofit Latino and Muslim Unity, based in Orange County, and more. 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 p.m. edition
    5:20
    5:20
    The P.M. Edition: Dodger Stadium's challenge of balancing bigger crowds with social distancing rules; O.C. to shutter large vax sites; Millions of Californians waiting on EDD benefits; Angels release Albert Pujols
    What's happening today: L.A. County officially in yellow tier of reopening plan; Dodger Stadium's challenge of balancing bigger crowds with social distancing rules; O.C. to shut down large vaccination sites due to lack of demand; Nearly a million Californians will have to wait longer for unemployment benefits; Angels release Albert Pujols after slow season start. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
  • L.A. Report a.m. edition
    4:45
    4:45
    The L.A. Report for Thursday, May 6
    Here's your news this morning: LA County has officially moved into the least restrictive yellow tier of the state's reopening system. It's the only Southern California county in the yellow tier; Dozens of children at two temporary shelters for migrant children in Southern California have now tested positive for COVID-19. That includes more than 50 kids at the Long Beach Convention Center since it opened and 14 at the Pomona Fairplex. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
Credits
Host, A.M. Edition
Host, P.M. Edition
Fiona Ng
Managing Producer
Michael Cosentino
Senior Producer
Alex Gonzalez
Engineer
Shawn Campbell
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Thuy Mao
Engineer