September 30, 2019

Teen Line

Teen Line is a nonprofit organization founded in 1980 for teens to assist other teens who are in need of support and understanding during a personal crisis. We speak with a few teen volunteers to talk about their experiences with the call center.

Written, produced and mixed by Tamika Adams

September 30, 2019

The Dunes Are Alive Along The Santa Monica Coast

We covered a lot of ground during our recent special series on climate change, including the grim fate of our beaches...

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Written by Tamika Adams

September 19, 2019

Santa Monica's Living Dunes

We visit the beaches of Santa Monica to get a tour of its living dunes project. The dunes are just one way researchers are trying to combat the vanishing beaches along the California coast.

Written, produced and mixed by Tamika Adams

July 26, 2019

How To Buy A Bike Helmet

KPCC's Tamika Adams has been meaning to bike to work more often, but one thing has held her back: she doesn't own a bike helmet. Leo Duran gives her some advice, and they go on a trip to REI.

Written and produced by Tamika Adams & Leo Duran

July 12, 2019

Cayton's Children's Museum

We get a sneak peek of the highly anticipated Cayton Children's Museum. That's a new 21,000-square-foot facility with more than 35 immersive and specialized exhibits for kids and their parents.

Written, produced and mixed by Tamika Adams

May 15, 2019

Republique, The French Restaurant That Was Saved By Its Pastries

Walking around Wilshire and La Brea, it's rare not to see a line stretching outside Republique. Inside the brick building with tall glass panes, you can't miss case after case of delicate baked goods...

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Written by Tamika Adams

April 29, 2019

Remembering Prop 187

Marking the 25th anniversary of Prop 187, playwright and professor Cherrie Moraga shares the compelling reasons she changed her play to reflect the political powder keg that Prop 187 had created.

Written, produced and mixed by Tamika Adams

February 25, 2019

For Many Black Southern Californians, Roller Skating Is A Refuge Worth Fighting For

For some, roller skating may bring to mind preteen birthday parties or the sun-soaked boardwalk of Venice, but for many black Americans, skating has long provided a refuge and a means of expression...

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Written by Tamika Adams

August 10, 2018

The Brothers at LASA

LASA in Chinatown describes itself as a "Filipino-inspired, California-influenced restaurant. A Martinez sits down with co-owners/chefs and brothers Chad and Chase Valencia.

Written, produced and mixed by Tamika Adams

July 25, 2018

It's So Hot In LA You Could Cook A 3-Course Meal In Your Car. So We Did

You may have noticed it's hot in Los Angeles. Sizzling hot. Perhaps hot enough to bake something on the dash of your car? Spoiler: yes...

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Written by Tamika Adams

July 13, 2018

Socal Summer Hacks: Mosquitoes

This week on our SoCal Summer Hacks series, Tamika Adams is here to help you keep the worst pests of summer at bay.

Written, produced and mixed by Tamika Adams