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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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  • The L.A. Report
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    Mental Health Special: Yeah No, I'm Not OK by LAist Studios
    In this special Sunday edition: Diane Guerrero and Eric Andre talk about therapy, meditation and making sure that you put your mental health first. If you are having thoughts of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in the United States at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK). You can find a list of additional resources at SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources For more resources on addiction or to get help, please visit: https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline. More mental health support (via text) can be found at: https://www.crisistextline.org/ Subscribe to our newsletter to stay on top of new episodes with a note from Diane, recommendations from listeners and our team, and listener stories. Sign up at laist.com/newsletters Sponsors include: Better Help BetterHelp and YNINO listeners get 10% off their first month at BetterHelp.com/notok. Care/of For 50% off your first order go to TakeCareOf.com and enter code notok50 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
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    The P.M. Edition: COVID restrictions lifting but dangers remain; Health departments across state request more funding; Heatwave will test power grid; 15 more vaccine lottery winners announced
    What's happening today: COVID restrictions may be lifting, but dangers remain; County health departments across the state say they need more funding for staff; Approaching heatwave expected to test state's power grid; 15 more vaccine lottery winners announced
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  • L.A. Report a.m. edition
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    The L.A. Report for Monday, June 7
    Here's your morning news: The manhunt may be over in the road rage shooting that took the life of a 6 year old boy. After a two-week search, the CHP arrested a couple at their Costa Mesa home yesterday; For the first time, California's population is going down, according to a new report from the Public Policy Institute of California, and more.
  • The L.A. Report - Weekend Edition
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    A Special Investigation: Exposed Wires, Bugs, And Eviction Notices – Life In An Unpermitted L.A. Apartment Complex
    In this special Sunday edition: The saga of tenants at one dilapidated Mid-City housing complex is emblematic of a citywide problem that got worse during the pandemic. A special investigative report from KPCC and LAist business and economics reporter David Wagner.
  • L.A. Report a.m. edition
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    The A.M. Edition: Workplace mask rules; State economy outpacing U.S.; Protecting kids from COVID; First vaccine lottery today; Adult degree program scrapped
    Here's your morning news: Workplace mask rules to relax, with stipulations; State economy expected to outpace U.S.; Protecting children under 12 from COVID; First vaccination lottery held today; Program intended to help adults get college degree is scrapped.
  • The L.A. Report p.m. edition
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    5:39
    The P.M. Edition: Vaccine lottery winners; Mask mandate to roll back; Drought threatens reservoir levels; Clippers in, Lakers out
    What's happening today: First vaccine lottery winners chosen; California set to roll back mask mandate; Reservoir levels low as severe drought threatens; In the NBA Playoffs, the Clippers are in, and the Lakers are out.
  • The L.A. Report p.m. edition
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    5:20
    The P.M. Edition: Workplace mask requirements; COVID rates dropping; Vaccine lottery Friday; Free college tuition; Wildfires destroy sequoias
    What's happening today: CalOSHA to determine whether to relax mask rules at workplaces; COVID rates continue to drop in L.A.; First vaccine lottery drawing is Friday; Biden aims to provide free 2-year college tuition; Over 10% of state's giant sequoias destroyed by recent wildfires.
  • L.A. Report a.m. edition
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    3:39
    The L.A. Report for Thursday, June 3
    Here's your morning news: Today, the state's workplace safety agency - Cal OSHA - meets to consider relaxing mask rules for workers. We explain how it might work. A controversial plan to build 15 tiny homes for the homeless in Arcadia is now on pause, 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
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    5:13
    The P.M. Edition: Agua Dulce firefighter shooting; City Hall corruption scandal; L.A. vaccination rates; Pride-themed lifeguard tower; Beach will be returned to Black descendants
    What's happening today: Latest on shooting of firefighters in Agua Dulce; Former L.A. councilman begins serving time for City Hall corruption scandal; Angelenos won't hit 80% vaccination until August; Hermosa Beach lifeguard tower to get Pride-themed paint job; State senate votes to return beaches to descendants of Black couple.
  • L.A. Report a.m. edition
    4:28
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    The L.A. Report for Wednesday, June 2
    Here's your morning news: The investigation continues this morning into a deadly shooting at an LA County Fire Station in Agua Dulce; Authorities say one firefighter was killed and another was injured and remains in the hospital; Eight California counties qualified to move to a less restrictive tier in the state's reopening system Tuesday including Ventura County which is making the move to the least restrictive yellow tier.