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Exploring the Benefits of an L.A. River Design Review Board

Exploring the Benefits of an L.A. River Design Review Board

Many support the idea of a design review board, which could "really uplift the meaning of design along the Los Angeles River."
Addressing South L.A.'s Slum Housing and Indoor Air Pollution

Addressing South L.A.'s Slum Housing and Indoor Air Pollution

Almost a third of South L.A. residents are under the age of 18, and poor indoor air quality from slum housing conditions results in a critical public health issue.
Prescription Drugs are Polluting Our Waters

Prescription Drugs are Polluting Our Waters

The outdated FDA advice to flush medicines down the toilet does more harm than good to our water system.
World Gone Mad

World Gone Mad

Just when I think things can't get any worse, they get bigger. But at least the truth I used to keep at bay is hitting home.
Land Use in South L.A.: A Legacy of Environmental Crime

Land Use in South L.A.: A Legacy of Environmental Crime

The health and environmental challenges faced by South L.A. communities is tied to the history of 20th century race-based urban planning policies.
Microbeads: Water's Tiny Trash Problem

Microbeads: Water's Tiny Trash Problem

These pieces of plastic, less than one millimeter in diameter, could eventually release toxins into our food chain system -- and perhaps eventually even in our bodies.