In California, home of the legal medical marijuana dispensary, there has been a lot of concern about stoned driving and whether or not it's bad for your road skills (most legit studies seem to say it is).
Now comes research out of Canada that claims young adults -- college-age people -- are driving ... More >>
A Canadian doctor flew off the deep end this week when he declared that pure ecstasy was essentially safe.
While many still debate the safety of MDMA, the jury is still out -- and there's plenty of anecdotal evidence, including deaths in Los Angeles, the rave capital of the nation, to promote cauti ... More >>
KCRW Broadcast #167 for Saturday, June 2, 2012
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Fanatics! Hello from Vancouver, Canada. The Canadian dates have started and I am glad to be back on the road. Tonight's show is a great one all the way through. A great warm weather mix tape tha ... More >>
â€‹Attention struggling writers, actors, dancers, singers -- and anyone else foolish enough to take on a career that inevitable leads to waiting tables on Melrose -- this one is aimed at you:
Constant, unrelenting bitterness can make you ill.
But not just any bitterness, mind you, the strain that ... More >>
Cuteload from Canada.Did you know that 1,460 pounds of ecstasy were confiscated by agents at the northern U.S. border between 2005 and 2009? Compare that to 24 measly pounds at the Mexican border -- barely enough for one day at the Electric Daisy Carnival -- despite hundreds of thousands of d ... More >>
[UPDATE, 2:20pm: We just spoke with Patrizia Giolti at the Canada Border Services Agency. She explained to us that Canadian privacy regulations prevent her from releasing details about Game's detention unless he gives his express consent. She added that "what's being reported in t ... More >>
Margy RochlinFarmer's Market in Vancouver's West End
We have often studied the notation on our Day-At-A-Time calendars -- Thanksgiving (Canada) -- and wondered what the festival entails. As it turns out, it's a national holiday that lands on the second Monday of October and mirrors our nation ... More >>
If you were one of the countless people who went to Vancouver for the Olympics and stayed for the poutine, you're in luck. Top Chef Canada will be coming to a screen near you (well, if you're still in B.C.) next year. NBC Universal and Canwest have reached an agreement bring the hit reality ... More >>
Saturday's grand opening in San Gabriel marked the formal arrival of Japanese pizza chain Strawberry Cones to the United States. Located in a mini-mall adjacent to the Hilton Hotel, the chain opened their first store in Sendai in 1983, and currently has 200 stores in Japan. International expansion f ... More >>
It's not too surprising that a city that sends its mayor on a $120,000 trip to Europe during a mega-millions budget crisis isn't too thrifty when it comes to things like its telephone lines. But City Controller Wendy Greuel's latest audit is an eye-opener nonetheless: Among other things it fo ... More >>
A homeless man was stabbed to death on Canada's birthday, July 1, as he was waiting in line for food on the corner of Carlos Avenue and Vista Del Mar Street in Hollywood.
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The victim, a male African American in his 40s, apparently got into a verbal altercation with a Hispanic ... More >>
According to TMZ, Long Beach rapper Snoop Dogg chivalrously stepped into a potentially awkward situation at a Norfolk, Virginia hotel, when he claimed that a package of pot mailed from Canada to one of the Doggfather's crew -- was actually intended for him. Snoop then flashed his California medical ... More >>
This month, The Comedy Festival in Las Vegas returns to inject a major dose of comedy diversity into Sin City, rising above and beyond the mainstream standards for standup on the Strip. Amongst the biggest gets for the fest is the Vegas debut of Canada's sketch comedy icons, The Kids in the Hall; ... More >>
Tens of thousands of Canadians flocked to Parliament Hill in Ottawa on July 1 to celebrate the country's 141st birthday. The revellers were mostly decked out in red and white - the color of Canada's flag.
The Canada Day celebrations began with a military parade through downtown Ottawa.
The ce ... More >>