Science and culture audios

158. Creature Quiz

There's lots of fun etymology of creatures and a lot of fun etymology derived from creatures, and...

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Area theatres score big with desert theatre league desert star award nominations

LISTEN TO THIS STORY HERE: The Desert Theatre League, a nonprofit community theatre arts support...

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Wonder valley man missing after leaving on a quad

LISTEN TO THIS STORY HERE: The family of a missing Wonder Valley man are seeking the...

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Musd hosts backpack and food giveaway

LISTEN TO THIS STORY HERE: Morongo Unified School District will be holding a drive through...

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Cmc foundation hosts 20th anniversary dinner

LISTEN TO THIS STORY HERE: The Copper Mountain College Foundation will host a 20th Anniversary...

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Proposed 29 palms sewer system receives federal grant

LISTEN TO THIS STORY HERE: The City of Twentynine Palms is getting another federal grant for...

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2022 pioneer days seeks artists for outhouse race trophies

LISTEN TO THIS STORY HERE: The 2022 Pioneer Days celebration will kick off on Saturday, October 1...

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Wheelchair heist results in recovery and grand theft arrest

A stolen and expensive wheelchair has been recovered for a local Yucca Valley resident....

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Air and land sheriff units chase motorcyclist into open desert

LISTEN TO THIS STORY HERE: A dramatic air chase into the Joshua Tree desert were the results of...

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Hi-desert and joshua basin water boards meet

LISTEN TO THIS STORY HERE: This afternoon in Yucca Valley, directors at the Hi-Desert Water...

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Measure to restrict supervisor terms and pay tentatively approved

LISTEN TO THIS STORY HERE: In November 2020, more than two-thirds of county voters approved a...

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André Alexis Reads Italo Calvino

André Alexis joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Waiting for Death in a...

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480b Turn Right at Machu Picchu; Lafayette in the USA; Scotch

Author Mark Adams shares what he learned about Incan history while trekking to Machu Picchu. Then...

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683 English Country Gardens; On Becoming a Gardener; In Praise of Wasting Time

English tour guides share their enthusiasm for enjoying the riot of color and inspiration you'll...

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684 Obscure Museums; Peloponnesian and Mythical Greece

Rick checks in with Dylan Thuras from Atlas Obscura to discuss a few of their favorite small,...

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685 Joanna Lumley’s Nile Adventure; Samantha Brown’s Happy Travels

Actress Joanna Lumley details her 4,000-mile trek up the Nile River to the river's fabled source...

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How Gendered Languages Are Changing. Jugopop.

This week we take a fascinating look at how highly gendered languages are dealing with the drive...

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Ripe. Lede. Prevent. Awesome. Fulsome. MacGuffin. Daisy.

It's time for our quarterly listener question extravaganza! I answer your questions about the...

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A Riotous Good Time with Ellen Jovin of the Grammar Table

The delightful Ellen Jovin of the Grammar Table (you may have seen her sitting on the street...

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