Lori Galarreta

Associate Producer, Take Two

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Lori Galarreta is an Associate Producer for KPCC's morning news and culture program, Take Two.
Stories by Lori Galarreta

Meet the guy who literally wrote the book on black superheroes

Adilifu Nama breaks down Wakanda, the African diaspora and all the film's black girl magic in the first installment of Movies With Experts.

Snag a piece of SoCal history at the antiquarian book fair

Looking for an LAPD ledger from 1925? How about a block-by-block sketchbook of L.A.'s streets from 1896? This antiquarian book fair has both.

From heroism to reconstruction: The phases of emotional rebuilding

Lessons from the survivors of the deadly 2014 mudslide just outside of Oso, Washington, from reconstruction to mental well being.

Save the presses! Southern California news is in danger

Upcoming layoffs at major newspapers, the end of LAist and the acquisition of LA weekly make for troubling times in SoCal news.

Sorry, California: You always need to conserve water

The drought has been officially over for 8 months, but it seems like 2018 might be a dry one. Here's why you should always be conserving water.

New Year, new snowpack measurement: CA's water supply so far

Wednesday marks the state's first manual measurement of the Sierra snowpack. How is the snow in the Sierra Nevada so far this season?

Cal Poly Pomona's student-run 'Rose Float Project' is getting an upgrade

Cal Poly Pomona's almost 70-year history of building award-winning floats...and its future $3.7 million Rose Float Lab and design complex.

Celebrate uniqueness: Your personal holiday traditions

We live in a thriving multicultural community that often blends with American traditions. Our listeners share their families' favorite holiday traditions.

How LA's original lamppost art installation suddenly disappeared

Vermonica sat in an ordinary strip mall parking lot, but it preceded one of the most iconic installations in LA. After 24 years and with no notice, it's been moved.

I scream, you scream, for turkey-flavored ice cream

With Thanksgiving expected to be a scorcher this year, we explore some cooler options, including a full Thanksgiving meal...in ice cream form.

Think LA isn't walkable? Try the Great Los Angeles Walk

This weekend's 17-mile walk demonstrates how to make a city known for its cars more pedestrian-friendly.

For this Veterans Day, honor those who served by listening

Saturday, November 11, is Veterans Day. We reached out to our listeners to ask how they'll be honoring the vets in their life.

How meals on the battlefield inspired a bold new food show

"Meals Ready to Eat" aims to bring together the civilian and military communities by using gourmet food inspired by veterans.

Can Día de los Muertos survive commercialization?

In recent years, Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead, has become more and more popular. But now that it's mainstream, will it survive as its own distinct holiday?

There's a new mountain lion in town

Just who is this new cat?