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  • ... Los Angeles streets into temporary parks, will be back in 2012 . [scald=30265:kl_image_original_context]Cyclists ride the October ... successful, it's a city program," he told KCET. Similar events are organized by the cities of Portland (five events /year) and San ...
  • The annual Milken Institute Global Conference took place recently. More than 120 videos of the event's panel ... annual Milken Institute Global Conference took place recently.The site relaunch work being done at KCET kept us from posting more then, but the good news is, conference videos galore are posted here.Among the more than 120 titles ...
  • Last year on the LAUSD school lunch menu: oily pizza and junk food. This year: tortellini. It's part of a district-wide plan to offer a healthier menu, but some students are complaining. So is the new menu working?

    Plus, Brian Rooney takes a look at one prominent fast food chain with a high-calorie menu and a rather risque marketing campaign and asks what responsibility, if any, such...

  • ... Institute's (previous posts here and here) "2009 Global Conference " begins. The aim of the happening, according to the think tank's ... TTLA is ever-hopeful -- this blog won't be attending the conference . Anyone reading this post who will be there, however, please feel ...
  • ... fast-food restaurants, the dearth of fresh produce, and a sustainable means to grow them locally are just as problematic to the ... Owens Valley Growers Cooperative, which was established in 2012 . "We formed the co-op in order to support increased local production and ...
  • Polyface Farms is everything that industrialized farming is not. Here's an in depth look at how they are able to grow produce and raise food (beef, chickens, pigs and turkeys) while stewarding the land at the same time.



  • The annual TED Conference begins today, February 9, and runs until Saturday. The event , ... The extraordinary, annual TED Conference begins Tuesday, February 9, and runs until Saturday. The event ...
  • UpFront: A school in East L.A. has taken student suspensions off the table -- with positive results. In the Studio: L.A. Weekly editor Jill Stewart on the city's hit-and-run "epidemic." OC Weekly editor Gustavo Arellano on the passing of Jenni Rivera, an American singer famous for her banda and nortena music.

  • ... of systems found in nature. Conservation agriculture , also known as no-till/minimum-till farming, is his ... found California’s Conservation Agriculture Systems Innovation Center (CASI) in 1998. CASI operates under the auspices of UC ... new equipment, share information and provide educational events . We held on-farm demonstrations. Our CASI farmer pioneers started ...
  • ... many of its streets celebrated their 100th anniversary in 2012 . A number of the early residential and civic buildings were designed by ... had several prominent shows over the years. All of their events are free to the public. They have been an important mecca for arts in ...

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