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Why Don’t Americans Use Their Parks At Night?

Most cities aren’t fond of letting people use parks after dark. But there are good lifestyle, environmental, and safety reasons to reconsider. Source: Why Don't...

Documenting the Culture of the L.A. River

For 70 years, most residents ignored it. But new efforts to revitalize the city’s main waterway threaten to alter its role in the lives...

Eli Broad looks back at the evolution of L.A.’s most important arts hub – Los Angeles Times

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Eli Broad has played a major role at a number of arts institutions — MOCA, Disney Hall, The Broad museum —...

Four blocks along Grand Avenue offer a sketch of shifting ideas in public art – Los Angeles Times

Four blocks along Grand Avenue offer a thumbnail sketch of shifting ideas in public art Source: Four blocks along Grand Avenue offer a sketch of...

The Story Behind Los Angeles’ Beautiful, Ephemeral Jacaranda Blooms: LAist

Jacaranda trees, like most things, are not native to Los Angeles. Source: The Story Behind Los Angeles' Beautiful, Ephemeral Jacaranda Blooms: LAist

Maya Angelou Mural Festival Brings Out Shepard Fairey and More

Shepard Fairey and other artists are making big changes at Dr. Maya Angelou Community High School in South Park Source: Maya Angelou Mural Festival Brings...

Tongva, Los Angeles’ first language, opens the door to a forgotten time and place

For decades Tongva, the language of the first people who lived in the Los Angeles region, was consigned to notebooks and papers hidden away...

Tongva, Los Angeles’ first language, opens the door to a forgotten time and place – Los Angeles Times

  For decades Tongva, the language of the first people who lived in the Los Angeles region, was consigned to notebooks and papers hidden away...

Imperial Irrigation District sues to block Colorado River drought plan – Los Angeles Times

The Imperial Irrigation District has sued the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California to block the Colorado River drought contingency plan. The district is...

How Much Hip Can the Desert Absorb? – The New York Times

An unlikely art festival blooms in no man’s land, like Burning Man and Coachella before it. But this one is different! Maybe. Source: How Much...

ForYourArt | Home

  ForYourArt's mission is to expand art’s place in everyday life. Source: ForYourArt | Home

Metro bike share expands to Westside

Just in time for a CicLAvia event this weekend, Metro is bringing its expanding bike share to multiple Westside neighborhoods. The transit agency...

Jack Baylis on Maximizing Southern California’s Water Infrastructure in a Changing Climate | The Planning Report

The Planning Report is the insider's guide to urban planning and infrastructure in Southern California Source: Jack Baylis on Maximizing Southern California’s Water Infrastructure in...

County wants authority over L.A. River flood-control channels owned by U.S. government – Los Angeles Times

The move was spurred by concerns that the Army Corps of Engineers’ World War II-era channels, including a lush soft-bottom stretch of the Los...

My LA 311

My LA 311: Create A Service Request to City Hall.

Imagine LA

Imagine LA: is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to mobilizing the community to end the cycle of family homelessness and poverty.

UCLA,Sustainable LA

UCLA,Sustainable LA: Scientific journal says Los Angeles could become independent of imported water if it increases the use of recycled water, cleans up groundwater...

Veteran’ Gardens

Veterans’ Gardens: re-imagines the most dilapidated area of the Pacific Palisades Park.

TreePeople

Tree People; Los Angeles Urban Cooling Collaborative: is a multi-disciplinary, national partnership of universities, nonprofit organizations, community groups and government agencies focused on designing data-driven,...

Live:LA2050

Live: LA2050: In 2050, Los Angeles will have the nation’s lowest obesity rates and every neighborhood will have access to healthy, affordable food. Every family...

Our LA2040

Our LA2040: As we look to the future, our changing population and changing environment are calling for a new roadmap toward an economically prosperous and...

California Water Fix

California Water Fix: securing state water supplies.

Americans For The Arts

Americans for the Arts Action Fund: is at the forefront of advancing the arts in America

Community Arts Resources

Community Arts Resources: We are a diverse collective of creatively minded planners and producers engaged in the changing dynamics of the urban environment. Based in...