Category Archives: urban environment

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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the time show: 6/14/2011

On this week’s show, we enter the space of a meticulous 24-hour-long video documentation of one entire day in Christian Marclay’s new work, The Clock, we consider the expanded day of June 16th, 1904, as Bloomsday and James Joyce’s Ulysses … Continue reading

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the place show: 6/07/2011

        Hear in the City is back in the ether after a break. On this week’s show, we hear about two very different urban places that are well worth visiting. Listen to the audio archive here:  A … Continue reading

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4/12/2011: Urban Innovations and La Batalla de Chile

Forage City: On Hear in the City, we have regular conversations with people who are working to restore food justice to the urban food system. This week host Sara Harris interviews Asiya Wadud, founder of Forage Oakland. Asiya Wadud is a … Continue reading

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4/12/2011: Urban Innovations and La Batalla de Chile

CicLAvia: Los Angeles is home to 3 and a half million people,  2 and half million automobiles on six and half thousand miles of public streets. Seven of those miles were automobile free this past Sunday, open only to cyclists, … 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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04/05/11: Ciclavia & Education in Crisis Series

Ciclavia 2011

Luis Sierra Campos meets up with the community outreach coordinator for Ciclavia, happening this Sunday, when the city will make seven miles of roads automobile-free for an afternoon, open only to cyclists, pedestrians, and other people moving on their own … Continue reading

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03/29/2011: Education in Crisis

LAUSD School Number 13

Hear in the  City visits the construction site of LAUSD School Number 13, to learn more about the New School Construction Program, was approved by voters in 2007.  We talk with a young engineer at the site about the new … Continue reading

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3/22/2011: world water day and education in crisis

As part of our series on the crisis in public education, we hand part of this show our students who study art with The HeArt Project as a way to open-up personal and professional possibilities while struggling to graduate from high … 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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