Category Archives: sustainability

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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Two events: one tragic, one joyous

On this episode, we take you to the 10 miles of streets where countless thousands of Angelinos had the rare pleasure of walking, cycling, skating, and otherwise propelling themselves on human power, exclusively, for a day during this April’s Ciclavia event. … Continue reading

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the Coyote show

This episode is about co-existence. Coyotes live all over the continent of North America, in all sorts of landscapes. But nowhere –across the 50 states– are coyotes as comfortable in an urban setting as they are in Los Angeles. By … 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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community gardens, cuban photography, and bicycle bells

On this week’s episode, we offer a mixed bag of art and culture happening around Los Angeles. Luis Sierra Campos visits a community garden in Highland Park that serves as a model for urban sustainability and food security in a … Continue reading

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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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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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