Local and regional parks can be used to mitigate the urban heat island effect and minimize local climate change. Unfortunately, this idea is not often shared, discussed, and/or adequately understood. If you do a search on the web on “climate change and parks,” you will find that most of the results are links to information about how climate change is impacting national parks. Examples include a discussion on the National Park Service (NPS) website, and recent articles published by National Geographic and Scientific America. [Read more…] about Parks and Climate Change: The L.A. County Story
What does a creative live/work community art center look like? Does it even exist? Well, it certainly does and we have a wonderful example of such a facility here in Los Angeles. [Read more…] about Art Share L.A.: Promoting and Supporting the Arts
At one time, Los Angeles had the backbone of a great transit system. Today, it does not! Why not?