“It’s easy to second-guess decision makers when you don’t have to live with the consequences of the decision. These decisions are not something you get to do over again if you turn out to be wrong.” Los Angeles Chief of Police Charlie Beck, hours after it
In a field experiment described in The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, S. Michael Gaddis and Raj Ghoshal sent out responses to 560 “roommate-wanted” advertisements in four cities in different parts of the country: Los Angeles, New York, Detroit, and Houston.
Susan Michals has written an article in ArtNet News listing the 10 Los Angeles Art Power Couples You Need To Know. I had not considered familiarity with any art power couple anywhere to be a necessity, and was prepared simply to dismiss the article, but
If you’ve been paying attention over the last few months, you know that the NSA and FBI have been engaging in massive warrantless seizure and storage of innocent people’s internet records, phone records and even postal mail habits. Crowds of people protested that surveillance activity
SPRING IS HERE. WE ARE COMING. These are the words with which the Occupy movement in Los Angeles announces its May 1 protest resurgence, a series of actions inspired by the four winds. Coming from the North, the South, the East and the West, four
Next Tuesday, May 1 will be a day of General Strike in communities across the United States. It’s a day of no working, no school, no banking and no shopping, with 123 American cities planning participation so far.
Americans Elect, Insisting it is Not A Political Party, Generates Thousands of Political Party Registrations in California
January 31, 2012: Americans Elect Political Director Darry Sragow is the latest in a long parade of Americans Elect corporate leaders to declare that Americans Elect is not a political party: February 2, 2012: California publicly releases its statistics regarding political party registrations as of
A tale of family woe from Billy Ray Cyrus is a useful fable of the dangerous moral convenience found in taking all the temptation in one’s own heart and ascribing it to an invisible mythological character. Getting dunked in holy water to ward off this “Satan”, one avoids having to look within and face one’s own darkness.
Los Angeles Tops in Magnitude of Green Buildings, Not Surprisingly. What Surprises are there in the Energy Star listings?
A New Scientist article this month reports surprise that Los Angeles would top this year’s EPA list of metropolitan areas with green Energy Star buildings: WHICH US city is the greenest of all, in terms of numbers of energy-efficient commercial buildings? The surprising answer is
iWatchLA Public Service Announcement: iWatchLA Brochure: What Is iWATCH? iWATCH, iREPORT, i KEEP US SAFE (iWATCH) is a community program to help your neighborhood stay safe from terrorist activities. You and your fellow community members can report behaviors and activities that make you feel uncomfortable