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A nun's take on the economic recovery

May 25, 2012
Sister Albertina Morales works with some of the most economically destitute people in Los Angeles. And according to her, the economic recovery isn't much of a recovery at all.
Posted In: los angeles, social services, poverty

Los Angeles moves to eliminate plastic bags

May 24, 2012
The Los Angeles City Council has voted to phase out plastic bags at the checkout with a ten cent tax. Other cities around the country have enacted similar measures, but Los Angeles is the largest U.S. city to do so.
Posted In: los angeles, Washington D.C., plastic bags

L.A. pro teams pull postseason hat trick

May 17, 2012
The Lakers, the Clippers and the Kings all in the playoffs at the same time this year. That spells big money for the Staples Center and busy times for the people who transform the sports arena from a basketball court to hockey rink.
Posted In: NBA, NHL, Sports, Staples Center, los angeles

Growing pains in South Los Angeles

Apr 27, 2012
South L.A. resident Everett Courtney reflects on his city's rebirth.
Posted In: riots, los angeles, financial literacy

Economic mobility in South L.A., two decades later

Apr 26, 2012
Twenty years after the L.A. riots, many residents who move up the economic ladder move out of South L.A.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, los angeles, Latino community, African American

Los Angeles hosts a 10-mile-long block party

Apr 16, 2012
CicLAvia, an event that brought 100,000 people out on their bikes, got people to linger where they usually don't.
Posted In: bicycles, bike, los angeles, ciclavia

L.A.'s very artsy rock show

Mar 9, 2012
A mega-boulder is making its way to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, where it will be part of a permanent installation. It's one very pricey trip.
Posted In: art, los angeles, LACMA

Los Angeles Times begins charging for online content

Mar 2, 2012
The newspaper is following a national trend by instituting a so-called pay wall to read online content. But there is no guarantee the move will work as well in Los Angeles as it has for the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.
Posted In: media, paywalls, los angeles, newspaper

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on the future of L.A.

Feb 9, 2012
The Los Angeles mayor and president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors discusses public transportation, city budgets and what's ahead for his city.
Posted In: los angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa, cities

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