FROM John Bonifaz
Should there be a recount? The Green Party’s Jill Stein just put out a video trying to rally support for an election recount in Pennsylvania. That’s one of three battleground states where Stein and other activists have called for recounts. Stein already successfully filed for a recount in Wisconsin. And she has until Wednesday to demand a recount in the third state, Michigan. What’s the goal?
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.”