By 2050, it is estimated that 70 percent of the world's population will live in cities and face the same urban environmental concerns currently present in the L.A. region. UCLA aims to transform L.A. into a global model with natural ecosystems.
I was reminded of the importance of art, literature and culture during a preview reception Saturday night for the opening of the new West Hollywood Library. The new Library complex has a creative feel to it, with art inside and out.
It's clear from all accounts that Giffords' alleged assailant, who killed 6 people in a matter of seconds, was disturbed long before the bloodshed. But there's no way the political rhetoric of late helped mitigate his dangerous attitude.