Category Archives: City Government

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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1/31/2011: the national homeless count from Covina, CA

Community redevelopment and homeless services in Covina

46,800 people live in this small city in the San Gabriel Valley, two dozen of them without permanent housing. That may not seem like a lot, especially by Los Angeles County standards, but what may make Covina unique is that … Continue reading

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1/31/2011: the national homeless count from Covina, CA

bus riders vs. condo canyon

Sunyoung Yang joins us to talk about recent opposition by West side residents to an ambitious Bus Only Lane that will change the commute on Wilshire and encourage more people to get out of their cars and onto the MTA. … Continue reading

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1/24/2011: alliance building and San Francisco cinema space

alliance building in tough times

The Program for Environmental and Regional Equity researches and facilitates discussions on environmental justice and social movement building. The program, based at the University of Southern California, is trying to forge a new model of how university and community can … Continue reading

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01/03/2011: censorship and the arts

On this week’s Hear in the City, we take a look at censorship in the arts from the perspective of three exhibitions taking place in Los Angeles. Hear in the City airs every Monday at 2pm Pacific Standard Time on … Continue reading

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01/03/2011: censorship and the arts

Rain and water in the city

A Word About Rain: Almost 85% of the water we use in the City of Los Angeles is imported from the Colorado River and from Northern California. But, what if we could capture and save the water that falls from … Continue reading

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12/06/2010: building and construction

Murals and graffiti-what is public art?

Each year, 34 million tax dollars go toward eradicating graffitti. Hear in the City Producer, Luis Sierra Campos, talks to artists and organizers of a new show opening at the Social and Public Art Resource Center in Venice this weekend … Continue reading

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