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Gregory Weinkauf

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Transparent Cities Comes to the REDCAT

Gregory Weinkauf | June 30, 2012 | Los Angeles
This May 1 at the REDCAT Theatre in downtown L.A., four artists present their cross-disciplinary collaboration, Transparent Cities. Alternating between two vantages (Valencia and Highland Park), the work forms a study of the city via overlapping visual and aural field recordings.
Dr. Joseph Mercola

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Something Historic Is About to Happen

Dr. Joseph Mercola | June 30, 2012 | Green
I'm pleased to announce that the Money Bomb Against Monsanto has been officially launched!
Sam Adams

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Saving Our Communities and the Nation Starts from the Ground Up

Sam Adams | June 30, 2012 | Politics
I help lead one of America's cities -- Portland, Oregon. It is known for being a well-planned city. It's not. At least, not as well as we want it to be. And not as well planned as every American city must be.
Brad Reid

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'Deliberate Indifference' May Impose Liability

Brad Reid | June 30, 2012 | Crime
On Monday, April 30 the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a Ninth Circuit decision that allowed an inmate to sue the Los Angeles County Sheriff for injuries received while confined.
Scott Bridges

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Michael's: Farm-to-table in Santa Monica

Scott Bridges | June 30, 2012 | Los Angeles
When I'm asked about my favorite restaurants, and inevitably I am, one of the first places that springs to mind is Michael's. I doubt I'm alone in that regard.
Sarah van Gelder

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This May Day Could Be One to Remember

Sarah van Gelder | June 30, 2012 | Politics
If the mainstream media was confused about Occupy Wall Street in its early days in Zuccotti Park, they're bound to be completely befuddled this May Day. The day is about showing up and protesting, but also building the world we want.
Luis J. Rodriguez

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Twenty Years After The Los Angeles Riots

Luis J. Rodriguez | June 30, 2012 | Latino Voices
The L.A. disturbances weren't inevitable, but you could see why they happened. Looking deeper, it all makes sense.
Caroline Rothstein

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The Real 30 Things Women/Womyn Should Have and Know Before Turning 30

Caroline Rothstein | June 30, 2012 | Women
Glamour caters to a specific audience demographic: white, heterosexual middle and upper class women. However, I'm concerned with how "30 Things Every Woman Should Have and Should Know by the Time She's 30" is marketed to speak for all women. Consider this my response.
Lorraine Devon Wilke

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The Night They Burned My City Down: Remembering the L.A. Riots

Lorraine Devon Wilke | June 30, 2012 | Los Angeles
As I watched the advancing columns of smoke as the marauders shifted from points south toward Hollywood -- burning, looting and killing along the way -- it became clear that we were in the crosshairs and there was no one to call.
Bill Maher

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Celebrating 20 Years of Free the Animals

Bill Maher | June 30, 2012 | Green
Free the Animals tells the riveting, real-life story of the people who put on disguises, use fake IDs, or jimmy their way into laboratories in order to carry out the daring rescues of animals used in experiments and of the insiders, the whistleblowers, who risk their jobs to help them.
Susan Michals

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Giddy Up! My Little Pony Rides Into Los Angeles

Susan Michals | June 30, 2012 | Arts
My Little Pony, the doe-eyed, sweet little pinnacle of sexually ambiguous innocence, will be the center of attention at Hasbro's MY LITTLE PONY Project 2012, a charity art exhibition.
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

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Drawing the Great Work: Ann McCoy's (R)evolutionary "Ovum Philosophorum"

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | June 30, 2012 | Arts
The patriarch is not only external but exists inside of all of us. Until we can transmute the inner authority that denies quantum leaps generated by multiple expanding consciousness, we cannot embody a new cyclical paradigm. The artist shows us the way.
Anne Stevenson

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Corporate Lobbyists Discriminate, Declare War on Disabled (Show This to Your Legislator)

Anne Stevenson | June 30, 2012 | Politics
Should disabled litigants be forced to elect between the loss of wealth and opportunities, or alternatively, going broke engaging in excessive litigation? Isn't that just another way of starving the little guy's interests out of court on account of their disability?
Joel Epstein

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Hey Los Angeles, There's a Train Arrivin'

Joel Epstein | June 30, 2012 | Los Angeles
How was the Bruce Springsteen show? Probably the best I have ever seen. While that's no understatement, the real show in L.A. opened this morning at 5 am when the Expo Line started running between downtown and La Cienega Blvd.
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

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YES on Prop 29: Cut Health Care Costs, Spur the Economy -- and Cure Cancer

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | June 30, 2012 | Politics
On June 5, Californians will have the opportunity to pass Proposition 29, the California Cancer Research Act. By adding $1 tax per pack of cigarettes and equivalent tax on other tobacco products, Prop 29 will save an estimated 104,500 lives from premature smoking-caused deaths.
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

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Are You Sitting Down? That Inactivity May Impair Your Health

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | June 30, 2012 | Los Angeles
A growing body of scientific study, "inactivity research," shows that prolonged sitting can lead to serious health problems, regardless of whether you exercise and are at fighting weight.
Debra Ollivier

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Tim Carpenter: Social Entrepreneur Is Revolutionizing Senior Housing

Debra Ollivier | June 30, 2012 | Fifty
Forget bingo and donuts. Real estate developer Tim Carpenter is quietly revolutionizing senior living, creating affordable communities focused on wellness, life-long learning, community building, and intergenerational arts programs.
Rep. Karen Bass

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What's Going on?

Rep. Karen Bass | June 30, 2012 | Los Angeles
As a community activist and local professor, we are first-person witnesses to the undeniable reality that poverty and economic distress -- not race -- were the primary factors in the upheaval in Los Angeles twenty years ago.