Category Archives: infrastructure

Stray cats, needy dogs

        On this episode of Hear in the City we visit with two extraordinary people who dedicate their lives to caring for pets that would otherwise fall through the cracks of the urban economic crisis. One, a … 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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Bullied?

         On this week’s show, we are thrilled to announce that Hear in the City has been selected to be part of a national one-hour radio series: Generation PRX’s Bullied Project. Student producers René Ayala and Oscar Rodriguez … 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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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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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

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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2/07/2011: it’s the year of the Rabbit

the Wilshire Blvd. bus lane vote

On Wednesday, the L.A. City Council heard a proposal that would reduce by half the length of a 9-mile bus only lane funded principally by the federal government and in part by the city. Engineers, advocates, environmental groups, and bus … Continue reading

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