Lawrence Culver

Assistant Professor of History, Utah State University

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Assistant Professor of History at Utah State University and author of the forthcoming book, The Frontier of Leisure: Southern California and the Shaping of Modern America

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Two years ago, City Controller Laura Chick audited the Department of Parks and Recreation and  found  there was no way to assess the need for new parks in Los Angeles.

A Rarity: A New Park in Downtown Los Angeles

Two years ago, City Controller Laura Chick audited the Department of Parks and Recreation and found there was no way to assess the need for new parks in Los Angeles.

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