Dodgers Are World Series Champions
It's been 32 years, but the LA Dodgers finally clinched a World Series win after a very strange pandemic season. We discuss last night's win.
- Molly Knight, Senior Staff Writer for The Athletic and the author of the book The Best Team Money Can Buy: The Los Angeles Dodgers' Wild Struggle to Build a Baseball Powerhouse
What Voters Are Saying Heading Into Election Day
Now to the election - the big day is next Tuesday, but already we've seen an overwhelming turnout for early voting this month - close to 2 million people have voted in Los Angeles County so far...and many more in surrounding counties. So we've been asking Southern California voters - many who are doing it for the first time and those who've never missed an election...why they vote.
- Vanessa Gill, age 24
- Jake Henry, age 23
- Beth Smith, age 65
Voter Outreach For The Homeless
In any election year, voting if you’re homeless is no easy task. Just getting to a polling station can be a whole ordeal, let alone having an address to register to vote. But this year, with the coronavirus pandemic hitting unhoused individuals and shelters especially hard ... those challenges have only been exacerbated.
- Jessica Brown-Mason, a social service worker at the Homeless Outreach Program Integrated Care System in Los Angeles
New CSU Chancellor
The incoming California State University chancellor will be the first Mexican American to lead the 23-campus system. His ethnic and class backgrounds are resonating in different ways throughout CSU campuses. KPCC's Adolfo Guzman-Lopez reports.
Anita Hill on Sexual Harassment in Hollywood
One in five women and one in ten men working in Hollywood report sexual harassment. That's part of the findings of a commission led by Anita Hill. Most troubling was how pervasive gender harassment and bullying is and how those were "gateway behaviors" which led to further abuse. Hill tells KPCC that Hollywood has a unique place in our society to influence people's behavior and shape how we treat each other.
Servant of Pod With Nick Quah
What makes a story scary? We know jump scares and spooky imagery can cause fear... but what happens when you get rid of the visual aspect and can only use sound to tell a scary story? We discuss all that and more.
- Nick Quah, host of the LAist studios podcast Servant of Pod