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Imperfect Paradise
Imperfect Paradise
LAist Studios

Imperfect Paradise is an award-winning weekly narrative podcast showcasing California stories with universal significance, hosted by Antonia Cereijido. Each deeply reported story... more

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Return to Mexico: Part 1

Daniel Zamora took a roadtrip in 2011 that would take an unexpected turn to the Texas border. That detour would... more

18 Jun 2024 · 35 minutes
‘Free the Tee’: Fighting Back Against LA Golf Course Scalpers

LA was rocked on March 4 when Dave Fink, a golf influencer, posted a viral video on Instagram detailing how... more

12 Jun 2024 · 43 minutes
A Challenging Year for LGBTQ+ Teachers in SoCal

It's pride month, and today we're looking at how that's showing up in the classroom. Educators and students, who identify... more

05 Jun 2024 · 23 minutes
LAist & NPR present 'Inheriting' Episode 2 - Carol & the Los Angeles Uprising: Part 2

In part two of Carol Kwang Park’s story, we follow Carol’s journey to connect more deeply with her family –... more

29 May 2024 · 38 minutes
LAist & NPR present 'Inheriting' Episode 1 - Carol & the Los Angeles Uprising: Part 1

Carol Kwang Park was 12 years old, working as a cashier at her family’s gas station in Compton, California, when... more

29 May 2024 · 43 minutes
The Gen Z Water Dealmaker: Bonus

LAist Correspondent Emily Guerin gives us insights into the making of The Gen Z Water Dealmaker series. In this bonus episode,... more

25 May 2024 · 37 minutes
The Gen Z Water Dealmaker: Part 4

Host Antonia Cereijido speaks with negotiations expert Victoria Medvec about how to make the best possible deal. Medvec also helps... more

22 May 2024 · 24 minutes
The Gen Z Water Dealmaker: Part 3

JB Hamby and the other lead negotiators on the Colorado River have to come up with a long term solution... more

15 May 2024 · 41 minutes
NPR & LAist Studios present 'Inheriting'

Japanese American Incarceration. The Third World Liberation Front. The 1992 Los Angeles Uprising. What you think you know isn’t always... more

12 May 2024 · 3 minutes
The Gen Z Water Dealmaker: Part 2

JB Hamby is the dealmaker from California, and at 28 years old, he’s the youngest and least experienced among the... more

08 May 2024 · 33 minutes
Imperfect Paradise
Return to Mexico: Part 1
Imperfect Paradise