With coffee shops opening up in Los Angeles faster than the newest gastropub can fry its Brussels sprouts, it was only a matter of time before a few local coffee professionals decided to go beyond the brew and see about roasting their own coffee. Such is the case with Cafe Demitasse's Bobak Roshan, ... More >>
In recent years scientists, first-responders and utilities have been preparing for "The Big One," that inevitable quake that will rock Southern California to its core. It's coming. For sure. They just don't know when.
But the U.S. Geological Survey and Caltech have been on the ball, working from a ... More >>
KCRW Broadcast #154 for Saturday, March 3, 2012
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Fanatics! Here we are, once again all together. As many of you probably know, I am already on the road again and this is a pre-taped show that Engineer X, Will "The Doub ... More >>
Last time we hosted a Celeb Coffee Showdown, we threw Darth Vader, David Lynch and Rob Zombie into the same metaphorical octagon. What did we learn? Everyone's a product whore, even the Dark Lord.
This time, we went for a less formal but more carefully curated showdown, pitting Bonny "Prince" Bill ... More >>
Huntington Botanical Gardens Stinky at Noon Today"Stinky," a malodorous Amorphophallus titanum, also known as the Corpse Flower, reached a height of six feet, one-quarter inch at noon today. This was a four-and-a-half-inch growth over the last 24 hours and means the Sumatra-native will be blooming v ... More >>
Huntington Library & Botanical GardensA smell is about to hang over the Huntington Library's Botanical Gardens, but it's not going to be one like victory. Rather, it's none other than Amorphophallus titanum -- better known as the "corpse flower." This particular specimen is known as Son of Stink ... More >>