Tag Archives: Los Angeles

The 64,000 Mile Question: What Did It Take to Get You that Taco?: Take Part Blog

“Key to this process was a close look at the embodied energy in each ingredient, or the sum total of the energy necessary for its entire life-cycle. The students compared tomatoes grown in a greenhouse with those shipped from the … Continue reading

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South Central Farmers Día de los Muertos: Los Angeles, California, USA, November 1, 2009

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The Garden

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES: “The Garden” documents the struggle of South Central Farmers (SCF) to reclaim their land.  June 12 and 13 will mark the three year anniversary of the encampment evictions.

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Third Anniversary of the South Central Farmers Encampment Eviction, June 12 and 13, 2009: Los Angeles, United States

FRI, and SAT, JUNE 12-13, 2009: 3RD ANNIVERSARY of the SOUTH CENTRAL FARMERS ENCAMPMENT EVICTION June 12th, 2009 8:00 am – 9:00 am Rally outside City Hall 9:00 am  Press Conference 10:00 am – 12:30 am Pack the city council … Continue reading

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Reinventing America’s Cities: The Time Is Now

Real and formative change begins by someone playing with old ideas and making something new. In this NYTimes Art feature, the author tinkers with shapes of New Orleans, Buffalo and Los Angeles to come. Read the play of an architectual … Continue reading

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Obama Flinches on Immigration: NYTimes Editorial

From an editorial about Obama and immigration in yesterday’s NYTimes: In a little-noticed act of political faintheartedness, the Obama administration has pulled back from nominating Thomas Saenz, a highly regarded civil-rights lawyer and counsel to the mayor of Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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