This is California: The Battle of 187

Introducing “The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times,” hosted by Gustavo Arellano

“The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times” is a new podcast hosted by columnist Gustavo Arellano along with reporters from the L.A. Times’ diverse newsroom. Every weekday, the show 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.

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