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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
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    The Sunday Edition: Korean American Leaders Push To Consolidate Koreatown Voting Power
    In this Sunday edition: As Los Angeles redraws its electoral maps, Korean American leaders have revived a campaign to move Koreatown from four council districts into one, arguing the change would bring the strong political representation the neighborhood has sought for decades. Josie Huang reports.
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    The Weekend Edition: Where Are All The Women Electricians, Carpenters And Plumbers?
    In this weekend edition: Women make up just 2% of California's construction workers, including plumbers, carpenters and electricians. These are some of the best paying blue-collar jobs you can get without a college degree. So why aren't there more women? Jill Replogle reports.
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    The P.M. Edition: Pfizer says vaccine safe for kids 5-11; Booster shots on hold; In-home caretakers to require vaccinations; Top Emmy winners all white
    What's happening today: Pfizer says its vaccine is safe for kids 5-11; COVID booster shots tied up in approval process; L.A. County to require in-home caretakers to be vaccinated; This year's top Emmy winners all have one thing in common – their whiteness.
  • The L.A. Report
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    The A.M. Edition: COVID hospitalizations declining; L.A. redistricting commission to draft new boundaries; Streaming services dominate Emmys; Thousands help with coastal cleanup
    Here's your morning news: COVID hospitalizations continue to decline; L.A. City Council Redistricting Commission to start drafting new district boundaries; Streaming services dominate Emmys; Thousands turn up for Coastal Cleanup Day.
  • The L.A. Report
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    The Sunday Edition: For 'Chente' Fans, The Music of Vicente Fernandez Connects Generations Between Mexico And L.A.
    In this Sunday edition: Vicente Fernandez, Mexico’s super-star ranchera singer, remains hospitalized in intensive care in Guadalajara, after a fall at his house last month.That’s got his many fans thinking about his legacy. As Adolfo Guzman-Lopez reports, his mega-career wouldn’t be what it is without US fans in general, and Southern California fans in particular.
  • The L.A. Report
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    Race In LA: Jervey Tervalon, award-winning poet and screenwriter
    In this weekend edition: A selection from our ongoing Race in L.A. series, where we ask Angelenos how race and identity shape their day-to-day lives. The hope is that these stories fuel meaningful, authentic conversations about our lived experiences as a certain race or ethnicity. Today's guest is Jervey Tervalon, contributor and award-winning author.
  • The L.A. Report
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    The P.M. Edition: Federal panel advises against booster shots for everyone; Undocumented college students; Can Republicans win again?; New Clippers arena
    What's happening today: Federal panel advises against booster shots for everyone; Undocumented students opting out of college at high rates; Can Republicans win in California again?; Clippers set to have their own arena in Inglewood in 2024.
  • The L.A. Report
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    The A.M. Edition: Indoor COVID rules; Infection rates low in L.A. schools; Clippers' new arena; DREAMer college applications
    Here's your morning news: L.A. readies new indoor COVID rules; Infection rates remain low in L.A. schools; Clippers break ground on new arena in Inglewood; College applications dip among DREAMers.
  • The L.A. Report
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    The P.M. Edition: Ready to enjoy L.A. nightlife again? You'll need to be vaccinated.
    What's happening today: L.A. readies new vaccine requirements for events; Covered California's first director to step down in 2022; Community groups call on Lancaster High School to sever security agreement with L.A. Sheriffs; Multiple wildfires threaten giant sequoias; L.A. City Council may assist with storing homeless belongings.
  • The L.A. Report
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    The A.M. Edition: Want to go out in L.A.? New rules say you'll need to be vaccinated.
    Here's your morning news: L.A. County to require vaccinations or negative test for large public events; Vaccine deadline doing little to sway LAPD officers; Recall price tag high for tax payers.
Credits
A.M. Host
P.M. Host
Michael Cosentino
Senior Producer
Fiona Ng
Managing Producer
Thuy Mao
Editor
Shawn Campbell
Editor
Alex Gonzalez
Editor