Category Archives: City Government

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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¿Y, si hubo fraude? and unions try to stop Walmart in Chinatown

   While most media regurgitate Calderón and the PRI’s assertions that Mexico has a president-elect, today on Hear in the City, Sara interviews investigative journalist and Enfoque Latino contributor Dolores Dorantes about what she calls “A Coup d’ Etat, Mexican … Continue reading

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bells for Japan and advocates for foster children

 On this week’s episode, we ring the big bell at the Nishi Honganji Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles at 2:46pm in recognition and solidarity with the people of Japan who were hit by the earthquake and Tsunami last … 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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eastside arts and 30 years of HIV/AIDS: 6/21/2011

Today we on Hear in the City, we visit two historic arts institutions on the east side of the Los Angeles River, and we sit in on a special session of The Infection Monologues, a theatrical celebration of life and love … 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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03/29/2011: Education in Crisis

National Conference on Bilingual Education 2011

For the next three weeks, Hear in the City will spend time with students, teachers, administrators, and parents to talk about how we are all dealing with a serious problem in public education in Los Angeles.  Today we head to … Continue reading

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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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3/07/2011: “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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