KCRW News Producer Saul Gonzalez

Why Not Top Ice Cream with Sausage?

Saul Gonzalez is a producer and reporter at KCRW; previously, he was a producer and host for PBS. Before moderating a discussion about Mayor Eric Garcetti’s first year in office, he talked sausage, insomnia, and where and how to find free Wi-Fi in Los Angeles in the Zócalo green room.

L.A. Greats of Film and Food Jon Favreau and Roy Choi Screen ‘Chef’

The ‘My Favorite Movie’ Series Launches With a Love and Laugh Fest

In 2009, Zócalo was the first L.A. organization to invite Roy Choi—then a restaurant-chef-turned-food-truck-operator who was selling Korean barbecue-filled tacos on the streets of Southern California—to speak on a panel …

Ode to L.A. Joy

Photographs That Show Quiet—and Boisterous—Moments from the Pacific Ocean to the Tough Heart of Downtown

You might know Anthony Valadez as a late-night DJ of broken beats and soulful fuzz on KCRW, but he’s also a photographer who takes his camera everywhere he goes. Before …

KCRW ‘Morning Becomes Eclectic’ Host Jason Bentley

If You Wondered What He Looks Like, You’re Not Alone (And Now You Know)

Jason Bentley is the music director of KCRW and host of the station’s “Morning Becomes Eclectic” program. Before participating in a program on whether popular music can still change American …

We Might Not Lose Our Shirts This Time

Will the Sun Will Keep Shining On Solar Power In California?

Is California’s solar gold rush destined to fail? That’s what moderator Warren Olney, host of KCRW’s Which Way, L.A.? and To the Point, asked a panel of energy experts at …

Here Comes the Sun King

Could Solar Power Ever Become California’s Leading Energy Source?


The sun has been shining brightly on solar power, but can it last? California has seen a lot of booms and busts, and solar power has been among them. Solar …