Category Archives: Air Check Series

Air

      This episode, we launch a three-part series from radio art collective, RadioSonideros called Air. Water. Earth. It was first broadcast as part of a floating radio station on the Staten Island Ferry in 2007: The FM Ferry Experiment.   Also in … Continue reading

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Air Check: the problem beneath the park

On our last episode, we heard from residents about the history of oil fields and parkland in the Baldwin Hills, Ladera Heights, Windsor Hills, and Culver City Crest in South Los Angeles. On this week’s show, we hear about two … Continue reading

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Air Check: voices from the Inglewood Oilfield

Hear in the City will spend then next few shows in the Baldwin Hills at the Inglewood Oilfield. This place is perched on the summit overlooking the past and the future. On one side, the oil discoveries that drew wealth … Continue reading

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04/05/11: Ciclavia & Education in Crisis Series

Environmental Essay

  Host Sara Harris shares her point of view on recent responses from government and industry to environmental disasters.

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3/14/2011: Los Angeles libraries and oil fields

Prop L

For the first time in its nearly 140 year history, the L.A. Central library stopped offering seven-day-a week hours due to sever city budget cuts. The passage of ballot measure L last week brings back services and hours. Martín Gómez, the … Continue reading

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3/14/2011: Los Angeles libraries and oil fields

Air Check

On this week’s show we launch our new series Air Check: petroleum and air pollution from a community perspective. With the support of independent news sites –Newsdesk.org and Spot.us– our reporters will follow the path a barrel of oil from … Continue reading

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3/14/2011: Los Angeles libraries and oil fields

Project 23

We visit another local treasure: The Page Museum: home to the world’s richest deposits of “Ice Age” fossils and to the LaBrea Tar Pits.  Hear In the City, senior producer, Luis Sierra Campos, takes us to a new –and accidental– … Continue reading

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3/07/2011: “prop O” is for oil

Where is Hear in the City? We’ve been off the airwaves for two weeks now for KPFK’s fund-drive, but we’re back on Monday, March 14th with a one-hour, post-election special starting with a look at Proposition O on the March … Continue reading

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2/24/2011: the smogometer

This is Sara Harris, host of Hear in the City. We’re on a break this week while our local station KPFK holds its winter fund-drive. So we’re gearing up for a new series about air pollution and environmental justice that … Continue reading

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