FROM Jon Mooallem
Eagle Cam Adventure All over the world, hundreds of wildlife cameras capture bears, birds and fish in real time and stream the footage online. When an eagle in a popular wildlife stream was injured recently, virtual bird-watching turned into a real-life rescue. The episode raised all kinds of questions about wildlife cameras, why we’re drawn to them and how we interact with nature.
Journey to the Center of the World 85-year-old Jacques-André Istel has grandiose plans to build a monument to world history in the California desert. And the project is well underway. We get to know the mayor of Felicity, population two, which has been named the official center of the world.
Gov. Jerry Brown: California and China will fight climate change together President Donald Trump reportedly wants the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and he’s expected to announce a decision soon. California Governor Jerry Brown heads to China to strengthen climate and clean energy ties.
Farewell LA freeways, Peter Shire is back Angelenos don't want more freeways but we seem not to want mass transit either. Metro has killed the 710 freeway extension, and bus and train ridership is down across the region. What's the future of getting around in LA? And, Peter Shire is having a comeback. What attracts a new generation to his playful ceramics and furniture?
Securing Public Spaces, Super Wealthy Asians Vehicles are increasingly being used as weapons, as seen in the London Bridge attack over the weekend and in New York’s Times Square last month. The Compton-based company Calpipe is designing security bollards to help make public spaces safer. And novelist Kevin Kwan satirizes the “crazy rich” Asian jet set and their luxurious tastes in his latest book, “Rich People Problems.”