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  • ... the bright lights of the city .Couple this discouraging news with the surge of calls for folks to head back to the land, to hunker down on the farm, a cozy image of a more ...
  • ... area in the East." In the end, it was never built, beaten back by a grassroots coalition that concurred with Carson's admonition, ... the president appeared much more captivated by the news of the successful completion of the Test Ban Treaty that broke while he ...
  • ... that pushed the campus into a brave new world with his Urban Studies program. [scald=37570:kl_image_original_context ... itself. Earl Lewis kept trying to guide the city back home. Methodical and detail oriented, a savvy politico and shrewd ... influence at that point -- all I recall is wondering why this beguilingly canny colleague stopped by to chat. A very junior member ...
  • ... drab if all we had to look at were plants in shades of green and brown. It's also important in helping us not starve to death: most ... are partly self-pollinating, like tomatoes and peppers and green beans, but without the help insect pollinators provide, it'd be a lot ...
  • ... studied disregard of the public's putative desires to be green . Presidents are as complicit in this conundrum as any other elected ... law, and the federal government took the fabled terrain back . LBJ claims the eighth spot (notably for the 1964 Wilderness Act, and a ...
  • ... efforts that are working to prepare the Golden State for the effects of climate change -- while growing our economy ... yard in the San Fernando Valley with high albedo slurry. Back to the science. Dr. Hall's downscaling study was an essential precursor ...
  • ... and women in sports. The celebrated changes during the forty years since Title IX are legion. Two oft-repeated recent examples: The ... be it athletic or academic," she says. "So, let's go back to the golden era of Greece and education of human beings by ...
  • ... been bestowed by the Estria Foundation with the award of " Urban Legend " in 2012, citing that he is "considered one of the major ... in L.A. with strong social content. As the city cut back on its funding and respect for public art production, fewer murals were ...
  • What we city dwellers consider the urban environment is a paved layer that we exist upon: A man-made surface of ... a lot of concrete. What we city dwellers consider the urban environment is, in actuality, a paved layer that we exist upon: A ... layer has created microclimates that have resulted in urban heat islands, altering weather patterns and increasing demand for ...
  • ... Hills Park will result in green space larger than Golden Gate Park in San Francisco or Central Park in New York City . ... is oil versus park. The oil drillers have rights going back to the 1920s and they are not about to be displaced. Going forward with ...

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