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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 and intrigue and prospectors to L.A. at the turn of the last century and on the other side, the future of Los Angeles parkland at a moment when public access to the great outdoors may well trump the desire for traditional industrial jobs and big real estate developments. To a degree, both spaces on this summit are imaginary. To a degree, both spaces are very real.
Listen to the voices from the oilfield: Part One of our Series sponsored by Newsdesk.org and Spot.us.

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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 are recognized by readers around the world, and we start the show with news of the early release of convicted Bay Area Transit cop Johannes Mehserle, less than one year after his sentencing for the killing of a young, unarmed black man on a train platform in Oakland, 22-year-old Oscar Grant.

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11.01.2010: Prop19 Thandi

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