Category Archives: smog

Two wheels and a mic: rights and cyclists in the city

On this episode of Hear in the City we resume our conversation with Patrick Miller who is an arts educator, DJ, and avid cyclist. He is also involved in several cycling initiatives both official and more informal across the city … Continue reading

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19th century transportation in the 21st century: 6/28/2011

On this week’s Hear in the City, we launch a new series called Two Wheels and a Mic by checking in with artist, educator, and bicycle activist Patrick Miller about an incident in Los Angeles that made national news last … 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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