FROM Mark Fainaru-Wada
Hope Solo and Domestic Violence The United States women’s soccer team moves on to the elimination round after beating Nigeria yesterday 1-0 at the World Cup. The win was earned with the best goalie in all of women’s soccer, Hope Solo. Hope Solo also helped the U.S. win two Olympic gold medals; has been on the cover of Sports Illustrated and Vogue; has signed endorsement deals with Gatorade, Nike, and EA Sports and even did a stint on Dancing With the Stars. But last summer, she was charged with assault during a domestic violence incident involving her sister and nephew. We hear new details about the incident, what we know and what we don’t know.
Neutra landmark, Thom Mayne's home, I.M. Pei turns 100 Pioneering architect Richard Neutra's Silver Lake home has been added to the list of national historic landmarks, with an assist from Rep. Adam Schiff. Thom Mayne's new house in Cheviot Hills replaces the former home of writer Ray Bradbury, and the neighbors like it! Paul Revere Williams posthumously gets AIA's top prize, and I.M. Pei turns 100.
Scathing audit finds UC President's office hid $175 million A state audit says the Office of the President at the University of California has kept secret more than $175 million. The report says salaries are a lot a higher in that office than in comparable offices. The audit comes just months after the UC system won approval for its first tuition hike in six years.
'A Square Meal,' a kosher slaughter and Ukrainian Easter eggs Historian Andrew Coe explains how the Great Depression altered the 1930s’ food landscape, and contributor Sam Brasch witnesses a kosher slaughter. Artist Sofika Zielyk shows us how to decorate Ukrainian Easter eggs, Sandor Katz discusses his latest fermentation projects, and Dana Cree introduces her new book, “Hello, My Name is Ice Cream.” Plus: Laura Avery finds Swiss chard at the market, and Jonathan Gold dines at Kismet.