The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times

The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times

The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
“The Times” is a podcast from the Los Angeles Times hosted by columnist Gustavo Arellano along with reporters from our diverse newsroom. Every weekday, our podcast takes listeners beyond the headlines, with our West Coast outlook on the world. News, entertainment, the environment, immigration, politics, the criminal justice system, the social safety net, food and culture — “The Times” exists at the epicenter of it all. Through interviews and original stories, “The Times” is the audio guide you need to understand the day’s news, the world and how California shapes it. Listen everywhere podcasts are available.
  1. August 11, 2022
    36 min
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    Sweet, scary, sad, silly Bill Hader
    Bill Hader on his career, from Stefon on 'Saturday Night Live' to his many roles on the HBO show 'Barry.'
  2. August 10, 2022
    25 min
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    House music forever
    House music is in the spotlight right now because of mega-artists like Beyoncé, Drake, and Bad Bunny. But the genre has been here before — we get into its history and enduring power.
  3. August 09, 2022
    22 min
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    A Haitian Odyssey Episode 2: Chile
    How a 2010 earthquake led thousands of Haitians to flee to Chile.
  4. August 08, 2022
    22 min
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    Taiwan prepares for China's wrath
    China viewed U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan as a direct challenge. As tensions ratchet up, Taiwan is preparing for war. Are its people ready?
  5. August 05, 2022
    38 min
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    Jennifer Coolidge welcomes her closeup
    The career of Jennifer Coolidge is filled with memorable roles. But with "The White Lotus," she finally got some respect.
  6. August 04, 2022
    26 min
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    Vin Scully, the greatest
    We remember the life and legacy of Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully, who passed away this week at age 94.
  7. August 03, 2022
    27 min
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    A place of friendship at the border closes
    Friendship Park on the U.S.-Mexico border has been a unique place for reunions for decades. But the Biden administration might shut it down forever.
  8. August 02, 2022
    24 min
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    A Haitian Odyssey Episode 1: Texas
    The epic journey of Haitians ending up in Texas, via the Houston Chronicle and Texas Public Radio.
  9. August 01, 2022
    24 min
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    Her life, her body, her death
    Gabriella Walsh took advantage of California's option-to-die law to end her life. This is her story.
  10. July 29, 2022
    20 min
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    What you need to know about monkeypox
    The World Health Organization has declared monkeypox a global emergency. We look into what we know, and take listener questions.
  11. July 28, 2022
    19 min
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    The drought, this time in northern Mexico
    Monterrey is the financial capital of northern Mexico — and it currently finds itself in a historic drought. Sound familiar?
  12. July 27, 2022
    20 min
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    He took Trump's Jan. 6 close-up
    Documentary filmmaker Alex Holder's movie “Unprecedented" offers a behind-the-scenes view of former President Donald Trump, from his reaction to the 2020 election to his thoughts on the events that unfolded on…
  13. July 26, 2022
    30 min
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    What do Gillian Anderson and Eleanor Roosevelt have in common?
    Gillian Anderson on 'The First Lady,' 'Sex Education' and more.
  14. July 25, 2022
    20 min
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    Beyoncé, Beyoncé, Beyoncé — Beyoncé!
    With a new album ready to drop this week, we celebrate the R & B superstar and her imprint on American culture.
  15. July 22, 2022
    17 min
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    The 411 on the 988 suicide hotline
    There's a new three-digit phone number for you to remember: 988. It's a free suicide prevention hotline for anyone to use, and it couldn't come soon enough.
  16. July 21, 2022
    22 min
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    Musicians for abortion rights redux
    The young musicians taking on abortion rights in the United States and the '90s feminist rock stars who've been here before.
  17. July 20, 2022
    55 min
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    Simone Ashley’s ‘Bridgerton’ breakthrough
    Simone Ashley on her “Bridgerton” character, Kate Sharma and more.
  18. July 19, 2022
    30 min
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    Pregnant and homeless in Hollywood
    Mckenzie Trahan found herself pregnant and homeless in Hollywood. We get into her struggle to find housing and take care of her child.
  19. July 18, 2022
    20 min
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    Burnout at the front lines of disasters
    Our Masters of Disasters are back to give us some solace in these very dark and hot times. This month: burnout among those on the front lines, and how to hold on to a little hope.
  20. July 15, 2022
    27 min
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    The mountain lion that captured L.A.'s heart
    Scientists know him as P-22. He's a mountain lion that lives in Los Angeles — and though his time's almost up, he's now essentially immortal.

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