FROM Jaemi Jackson
Can Cities Keep Up with LA's Urban Agricultural Boom? LA County may be the most populous in the nation, but there still are 1200 urban farms . That's according to UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, which created the website CultivateLosAngeles.org . One former student who helped develop the project is Jaemi Jackson who graduated with a master's degree in Urban and Regional Planning. (Find out more and see pictures on the WWLA blog .)
New Leadership for America's Largest Sheriff's Department Next month, LA County voters will elect a new sheriff. We’ll talk with Jim McDonnell, the Long Beach Police Chief, who got 49.4% in the primary. Can he reform what one judge called a “corrupt culture”—infamous for the excessive force and jailhouse brutality that led to a federal consent decree?