Jon Christensen is an adjunct assistant professor at UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainablilty and a partner and strategic adviser of Stamen Design. A former columnist at LA Observed, he is an editor at Boom: A Journal of California.
Some parts of Southern California got more than five inches of rain this week, in a series of storm systems that hit the area one after the other.
Jan. 18from The Mixer
The Los Angeles River in downtown is getting new bridges and parks. But with the greening of the river may come “green gentrification.”
Mar. 6, 2018from Design and Architecture
Eighty years ago this week, rain poured down on Los Angeles. Floods washed out roads, bridges and thousands of homes.
Feb. 27, 2018from Design and Architecture
There’s been an uptick of violent crime in South Los Angeles, and if you get shot or stabbed there, it’s likely you’ll go to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance or St.
May. 9from Greater LA
For many Californians, Tax Day this year means writing a check to Uncle Sam.
Apr. 12from The Mixer
Gov. Gavin Newsom is pumping the brakes on California’s high speed rail project. Or is he?
Feb. 13from Design and Architecture
Governor Gavin Newsom today announced a halt to the death penalty in California. The state has a complicated history with the death penalty.
Mar. 13from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
There’s another big awards show this weekend in Los Angeles. And this one, like some others, is trying to move past controversy that concerns inclusion.
Feb. 8from The Mixer
A disastrous rail extension in the heart of San Francisco is unfortunately business as usual in California.
Mar. 28from Zócalo's Connecting California
As it celebrates its 100 th birthday, UCLA can take pride in being the most important institute of higher education in the state.
May. 9from Zócalo's Connecting California
Soleil Ho and Tejal Rao belong to a new wave of food critics who are helping to redefine the craft.
Mar. 15from Good Food
Hundreds of residential hotels in the City of LA offer shelter for people who would otherwise be homeless, but trendier SROs are popping up for young professionals with more money.
May. 6from Greater LA