Five SoCal Must-Reads: Occupy the Rose Parade? | KCET
Five SoCal Must-Reads: Occupy the Rose Parade?
- 3.7 million Californians have limited access to healthy food, and in Southern California's Imperial County, "the bitter irony of hunger is that it's the home of a $1.5 billion agriculture industry," says California Watch.
- What does the economy, budget cuts at the city level and the Occupy Wall Street movement have to do with the Rose Parade? The New York Times explains (h/t LA Observed)
- The Whittier City Council is expected to debate a proposal to drill for oil in the Whittier Hills at tonight's meeting, according to the Whittier Daily News.
- The San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego will soon have a special new lane that should speed up border crossings, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune. The so-called Ready Lane, which is already installed at the Otay Mesa crossing, will allow travelers with radio frequency identification technology (RFID) embedded in documents get through the crossing faster than with normal lanes.
- Meanwhile, High Country News on L.A. Times columnist Hector Tobar's book that was published in September: "Clear-sighted and compassionate, The Barbarian Nurseries should be required reading for anyone willing to consider the human side of the immigration controversy.
Sneak into The Autry's galleries to catch an intimate acoustic performance by Guatemalan American singer-songwriter Gaby Moreno as part of the museum's "Best of Los Angeles" series.
Black voters could in many ways be the decisive eco-voters of the most high stakes election in American history.
Nine parents of Los Angeles Unified children filed a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging that distance learning plans are inadequate and violate students' rights to a basic public education. It also alleges minorities are disproportionately impacted.
The Hollywood Bowl’s fireworks are a booming exclamation point on an evening spent under the stars. But how do they come together?
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