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Wildfires are becoming more destructive every year. Wildfires in California set new records year after year, with more acreage, homes, and lives destroyed. The California Burns podcast explores ways to mitigate the risks from wildfire, on strategies to recover if a wildfire impacts you or your family, and shares the stories of those on the front lines protecting homes and peoples lives. To learn more about California Burns, the podcast, visit us online!
 
Natural disasters are increasing across the nation. In the West, these disasters often come in the form of wildfire, and perhaps no state understands the true cost of wildfire like California. The Golden State has always had forest fires, but they're progressively becoming harder to control and more deadly. At the same time, the state's population has surpassed 40 million, pushing people further into wild spaces that have been adapted to fire. California Burning takes a critical look at how ...
 
Social Dog is devoted to inspiring, motivating, and educating both dog owners as well as those who love dogs. We're a community where dog lovers can learn more about topics relevant to dogs and their social well-being. We'll be teaming up with some of the most capable animal experts in the world in order to teach you as much as possible about your pooch, including how to train, exercise, socialize, and love them! We'll speak with animal communicators, training experts, forward-thinking veter ...
 
Forum finds the most interesting stories about where we live, who we are, and charts where our region and world are headed. Hosts Mina Kim and Alexis Madrigal invite communities in the Bay Area and California to engage in meaningful conversation in a two-hour live show that informs and challenges listeners with big ideas and different viewpoints.
 
The L.A. Report is a five-minute breakdown of the day's top news from Southern California, featuring the award-winning reporting of LAist.com and KPCC 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 podcast is a platform to explore, engage, and educate the emergency management community and will feature guests from diverse emergency management disciplines to discuss mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery topics intended to promote the exchange of ideas and best practices. Episode topics are developed from our team of disaster experts, listeners, and the clients we serve.
 
Southern Californians may be short on time but they are never short on curiosity. Every Friday, Spectrum News 1 political reporter and anchor Alex Cohen gives listeners the important local news and information SoCal needs to know in one fell swoop. In just about 17 minutes, listeners will get informed on the issues affecting Southern California. Featuring occasional interviews with SoCal newsmakers, “SoCal in 17” is the definitive weekly podcast for those living in and around Los Angeles.​​
 
A monthly reality-check on the issues Americans care about most. Host Warren Olney draws on his decades of experience to explore the people and issues shaping – and disrupting - our world. How did everything change so fast? Where are we headed? The conversations are informal, edgy and always informative. If Warren's asking, you want to know the answer.
 
Breaking news and analysis from around the Bay Area, the state capitol and beyond. Listen to KCBS Radio and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier’s reports LIVE on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM Mondays through Fridays at 7:50 AM and 5:50 PM or listen to the podcasts ANYTIME posted here daily.
 
Inspiring personal family conversations & also interviews with Prana Boosters™ featured on PranaBoost.com who are Awakened With Purpose & Raising the Vibration of the World through their life's work. Conscious/Mindful Families, Mindful Living, Personal Transformation, Relationships/Marriage & Parenting, Emotional Intelligence, Nonviolence. Have you ever wondered what The Prana Boost Lifestyle™ really looks like? Join me & my amazing husband, soulmate, business partner, spiritual partner, bes ...
 
CNN's lead DC anchor and chief Washington correspondent, Jake Tapper, hosts this two-hour long weekday afternoon program, with headlines from around the country and the world, the top stories in national and international news, politics, health, money, the environment, sports and popular culture. The Lead also concentrates on bringing stories that aren't found on front pages—buried leads—to the forefront.
 
Learning English is VOA’s multimedia source of news and information for millions of English learners worldwide. Learning English began as Special English, which Voice of America launched in 1959. Special English newscasts and features were a primary fixture of VOA’s international shortwave broadcasts for more than half a century. In 2014, our line of products was expanded to include more English teaching materials, and the service became known as Learning English.
 
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Here's your morning news: State reopens national forests threatened by wildfires; In San Bernardino National Forest, a new plan for an emergency notification system; KNP Complex Fire continues to burn near Sequoia; Research group concludes telecoms not doing enough to stop robocalls; More than a dozen people treated for difficulty breathing at a Pa…
 
In response to California's ongoing wildfires, State Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara has issued an order requiring insurance companies with policy holders living in fire zones to keep people's policies in place and to honor insurance renewals. Guest: Ricardo Lara, California Insurance Commissioner The KNP Complex Fire burning in Sequoia Nationa…
 
An analysis by NPR’s California Newsroom of more than ten years of data found a tremendous spike in the amount of smoke we are breathing, from San Diego to the Oregon border, with disturbing health outcomes. In some parts of rural Northern California, people are living with unhealthy air months at a time. Reporter: Farida Jhabvala Romero, KQED From…
 
Here's your morning news: $1.8B settlement in 2015 Porter Ranch methane leak; Newsom signs law making mail in voting universal and permanent; California versus Texas in the quality of life debate. Support the show: https://support.laist.com/laistnavBy LAist Studios
 
Facebook just announced that it’s pausing the rollout of Instagram Kids, a version of the platform for children under 13 years old, while it works to “demonstrate the value and need for this product.” The pause comes after a Wall Street Journal story a couple of weeks ago about the company’s research on how Instagram affects teens. One finding? A t…
 
Green-winged teal are the smallest of our North American dabbling ducks with a short neck and small bill. Dr. Mike Brasher and Chris Jennings go into the details about this fascinating species. The pair discuss the species’ breeding habits, migrating, and wintering distribution. Prized by hunters for their abundance and as table fare, there’s a lot…
 
What's happening today: Congresswoman Karen Bass enters race for L.A. mayor; Attorneys for Porter Ranch families who fled from methane leak say they've reached a $1.8 billion settlement; Two biggest Hollywood talent agencies announce merger; How much longer will COVID be with us? Support the show: https://support.laist.com/laistnav…
 
DHS whistleblower: Trump appointees ordered me to manipulate intelligence on Russian interference & white supremacy to help Trump; Deadline nears for Trump allies to respond to subpoenas on Jan. 6; Jan. 6 cmte. member: panel ready for civil action if Trump allies do not respond to subpoenas; Trump admits he pressured Georgia governor to overturn 20…
 
Here's your morning news: Public health officials say new COVID numbers look promising; New law shaking up California's approach to addressing wildfires; Anaheim family home safe after being trapped in Kabul, Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover; Firefighters in Gorman area making progress on Immigrant Fire; Pandemic recovery more difficult for A…
 
California's conditional release program, known as CONREP, is supposed to enable patients leaving state psychiatric hospitals to transition to an independent life and avoid violent relapses. But a new investigation by The Marshall Project and the Los Angeles Times found that CONREP can put former patients in a decades-long legal limbo during which …
 
The ESPN 30 for 30 podcast, “The King of Crenshaw,” examines the life and legacy of hip hop artist, entrepreneur and son of South Los Angeles Nipsey Hussle told through the lens of his close relationships with professional basketball players. Hosted by Justin Tinsley, a senior writer for ESPN’s The Undefeated, the four-part series explores black ma…
 
Images of border patrol agents on horses forcibly beating back Haitian asylum seekers at the Mexican border have been igniting outrage. It’s just the latest refugee crisis that critics say the U.S. has handled poorly. This week on Forum we’ll talk with members of the Bay Area’s Haitian, Afghan, and Central American communities to discuss conditions…
 
Composer William Goldstein specializes in instant compositions, coming up with complete works from three notes. He talks about his new album, "Collaborative Composition." And, Florida's medical marijuana market has more than doubled in the past two years. One grower is a family business with roots in law enforcement and the military. WLRN's Chris R…
 
The pandemic has taken a heavy toll on kids' mental health. Social worker Kim Bodie and Highlights Magazines editor-in-chief Christine French Cully talk about what kids are going through. And, Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham was known for her bold and history-making moves. But according to Jeanne Gutierrez, curator of the Katharine Graha…
 
PG&E is facing manslaughter and other charges after its equipment started the 2020 Zogg Fire that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes. On Friday, Shasta County District Attorney Stephanie Bridgett announced 31 charges against the utility, saying it failed to perform its legal duties. Californians with the most basic homeowners insura…
 
A new bill signed into law creates a separate workforce from CalFire to help with fire prevention. PG&E manslaughter charges in a 2020 Zogg Fire. Winter was the deadliest season for Sacramento's homeless residents. How indigenous knowledge is changing how California tracks climate change. Remembering state political ‘insider’ Scott Lay, who passed …
 
In the U.S., about 20% of calls to cellphones and 40% to landlines are robocalls — many of them scams. Tuesday is the deadline for voice service providers, including some phone companies, to show the Federal Communications Commission what steps they’re taking to stop robocalls. Marketplace’s Marielle Segarra speaks with Brad Reaves, a professor of …
 
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. Support the show: https://support.laist.com/laistn…
 
In cryptids in the news and other oddities, Kevin covers a Dogman encounter from southern Michigan and Bill goes through a detailed Bigfoot encounter from some well prepared travel-trailer campers in norther California. And some great listener mail from many of you so please join us! Thank you for listening! www.bigfootterrorinthewoods.com Produced…
 
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. Support the show: https://support.laist.com/laistnav…
 
Every year we highlight some of our favorite secret spots in California — places tourists and longtime residents alike might not know about. This week, we’re taking you all over the state of California, from a coveted food truck in the Central Valley to remote corners of Humboldt County.By KQED
 
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