News and culture through the lens of Southern California.
Hosted by

Maya Angelou, Gun control, poor California cherry crop, LA's best burger and more




Poet Dr. Maya Angelou celebrates her 82nd birthday with friends and family at her home on May 20, 2010 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Poet Dr. Maya Angelou celebrates her 82nd birthday with friends and family at her home on May 20, 2010 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Steve Exum/Getty Images

Listen to story

Download this story MB

Today on the show, we'll start with a discussion about how gun control advocates press Congress to enact reform. Then, remembering the late Maya Angelou's impact on young writers. Plus, California's cherry crop is looking dismal this year due to a warm winter, VaKA Burger wins our poll for the best burger in L.A., Susan Orlean gets inside the world of arson investigators, James McAvoy gets dirty in "Filth," and much more.