fix articles 18444, gold line
Problems with Measure M (tags)
I'm probably voting for M, but there are some problems.
YES !! it's us = ROSE PARADE OCCUPIED....by 99% (tags)
Repeat as prior Pubishing did not provide paragraph spacing for proper reading !!! was "Indy system failure " ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Occupiers are active in this Rose Parade, with a float, with occupiers, with BIG B&W signs, with notable speakers, with OUR PRESENCE telling those who glorify corporate-sponsored-paid-for floats that there is MORE than just commercials in a city parade ...'for the people"....not to just passively watch on TV but to become actually Present and Involved !
Take Public Transit to the Anti-Nazi Rally (tags)
Don't even bother trying to park down there.
Protest at the Southwest Museum, its Future More Uncertain (tags)
The demonstration on Wednesday afternoon was well-attended and occurred on Marmion Way, just outside the museum grounds and adjacent to the Gold Line's Southwest Museum Station. Thus, many rush hour commuters, whether they were in cars or trains, could see the event.
Fix the Expo Line (tags)
The Expo Line will kill the poor but not the rich.
Villaraigosa and Huizar Renege on Promises to Protect the Southwest Museum (tags)
"Obviously, the Mayor and Council Member Huizar are together with the Autry. My personal opinion is that politics; money; and lobbying, that Autry pays very highly for, have trumped the will of the people of Highland Park and Northeast L.A." -- Nicole Possert, co-chair, Friends of the Southwest Museum Coalition
Film Night at Flor y Canto: March 2003-September 2005 (Part 1 of 2) (tags)
To mark the five-year anniversary of the Eagle Rock Peace Vigil, here is a list of films shown at Flor y Canto over a two-and-a-half year period. These almost-weekly screenings were an outgrowth of the Eagle Rock Vigil. (A link to the rest of this list can be found below in "comments.")
An Interview with a Homeless Environmentalist (tags)
“I’ve gotten to where picking up [litter] is just a never ending job.” -- Willow
Public Forum on the Southwest Museum (article and transcript) (tags)
On July 1st, The Southwest Museum closed. The Autry National Center, which owns it, claims the future of the museum is secure, while Friends of the Southwest Museum is concerned about the lack of a concrete plan and whether or not relocating parts of the museum to Griffith Park is necessarily the best scenario. The lack of a tangible plan as well as a claimed scarcity of public input has fueled suspicion by the Coalition as to the owner’s true motive.
Biodegradable Eating Utensils, Alternative Energy, and Indigenous Culture at Eco Maya (tags)
“The paper goods are made from [materials] like corn, rice, and sugarcane, and they are all biodegradable. Even the trash bags are biodegradable. What we’re trying to do is change the way that festivals are produced.” – Carmelo Alvarez, event co-organizer
Plan to Restore Streetcars in Angelino Heights (tags)
"More than 27 other cities across our country have installed similar trolley lines. It's about time that Los Angeles catches up." -- Bruce Lash, president Angelino Heights Trolley Line, Inc.
a FREE uni of LA: UPCOMING SATURDAY (tags)
there are two upcoming presentations. come checke them out
Activist and Art Convergence in Northeast LA (tags)
October Surprise This is our city, lets live in it!
Fools Gold: New Light Rail System Not Worth the Price (tags)
In comparison to the MTA’s notoriously overcrowded buses that creep along through the Los Angeles metro area, stopping every 2 or 3 blocks for passengers and red lights, there’s no doubt the Gold Line represents a new era for car-free residents in the adjacent neighborhoods. Yet there is an even better alternative for people wanting to make long distance commutes.
ArroyoFest 6-15 (tags)
Come out for ArroyoFest
Mass Transition: The Gold Line's Challenge to N.E. Los Angeles (tags)
The new Gold Line light-rail project and gentrification in Northeast Los Angeles From the Arroyo Arts Collective Newsletter vol14, no2 March/April 2003