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“The Times" is a podcast from the Los Angeles Times hosted by columnist Gustavo Arellano along with reporters from our diverse newsroom. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, our podcast brings listeners the most essential stories from the L.A. Times. We've got the West Coast angle on the most interesting news stories of the day, taking on topics like entertainment, the environment, immigration, politics, the criminal justice system, the social safety net, food and culture and more, and delivering it in a tone that isn’t so stressed or intense. Through interviews and original stories, we are the audio guide you need to understand the day’s news, the world and how California is at the epicenter of it all.

The Times: Essential news from the L.A. Times Los Angeles Times

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    • 4.2 • 530 Ratings

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“The Times" is a podcast from the Los Angeles Times hosted by columnist Gustavo Arellano along with reporters from our diverse newsroom. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, our podcast brings listeners the most essential stories from the L.A. Times. We've got the West Coast angle on the most interesting news stories of the day, taking on topics like entertainment, the environment, immigration, politics, the criminal justice system, the social safety net, food and culture and more, and delivering it in a tone that isn’t so stressed or intense. Through interviews and original stories, we are the audio guide you need to understand the day’s news, the world and how California is at the epicenter of it all.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Gustavo Arellano Goodbye

    Gustavo Arellano Goodbye

    If you listened to our most recent episode, you may have heard that after two years, the Times Podcast, as you all know it, has come to an end.

    How trans surfers find community

    How trans surfers find community

    Trans surfers are beginning to find community among themselves in a sport that too often isolates and even shuns them

    • 27 min
    Masters of Disasters origin stories!

    Masters of Disasters origin stories!

    In a live taping, three of our Masters of Disasters talk about how they got into covering catastrophes, why they continue to do it — and how they try to convey hope.

    • 38 min
    Can anything stop distracted driving?

    Can anything stop distracted driving?

    After a decades-long decline in automobile fatalities, numbers began to go up with the dawn of smart phones. Not even laws have stopped the rise — and the dawn of smart cars seems to be making things worse

    • 23 min
    The music genre Korean elders 'trot' to

    The music genre Korean elders 'trot' to

    “Trot” is a Korean music genre that has been around for decades. But in recent years, it has exploded in popularity in Southern California. The biggest fans? Immigrant seniors.

    • 23 min
    Is Biden too old to run again?

    Is Biden too old to run again?

    When Joe Biden won in 2020, he became the oldest president in U.S. history. If he runs again in 2024 and wins, he'll beat own record. Is that a problem?

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
530 Ratings

530 Ratings

mr woody g ,

Say it ain’t so

Truly enjoyed the podcast. Informative and entertaining . Gustavo and his colleagues did outstanding work reporting on matters that truly matter to us in the south land and on topics that are relevant and important to many across America

Great job guys. I’m sad , but hopeful you all return soon

For now. Best wishes to all of you

LJ N ,

I miss this podcast!

It was so great! I miss it.

shmonblah ,

So sad it’s over!

Thank you much, Gustavo and team! I enjoyed every moment.

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