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Jonah Raskin :
TRAVEL | Three days in LA: Tales of a reluctant tourist

It’s clear that there’s little if anything natural about LA. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | April 18, 2019 “Disneyland is presented as imaginary in order to make us believe that the rest is real, when in fact … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
TRAVEL | Three days in LA: Tales of a reluctant tourist

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Brooke Jarvis : A Tale of Carmaggedon

One of the busiest freeways in California, the 405, stands vacant during “Carmaggedon.” Photo from Getty Images.A tale of Carmaggedon:The cyclists who beat an airplane During Los Angeles’ freeway-free weekend, little went quite as expected. By Brooke Jarvis / CommonDreams … finish reading Brooke Jarvis : A Tale of Carmaggedon

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Paul Krassner : Ruben Salazar and the ‘Kiss of Death’

August 30, 1970 Los Angeles Times headlines death of journalist Ruben Salazar.Back in the news:Revisiting the 1970 killing ofCrusading journalist Ruben Salazar By Paul Krassner / The Rag Blog / August 21, 2010 Salazar had been working on an exposé… … finish reading Paul Krassner : Ruben Salazar and the ‘Kiss of Death’

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Los Angeles : Jewish Activists Chain Themselves to Israeli Consulate

Photo by Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times.‘Jews will not allow the violence that is being done in our name to continue,’ Hannay Howard said. ‘Not all Jews are united in support of Israel.’By Ruben Vives / January 14, 2009 … finish reading Los Angeles : Jewish Activists Chain Themselves to Israeli Consulate

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Los Angeles and Owens Valley : An Epic Struggle Over Water

Harry Williams, member of the Paiute Tribe, wants to protect the Owens Valley from development. Photo by Jennifer I. Fenton / WIP. The struggle over Owens Valley’s water resources is spattered with tales reminiscent of an old Hollywood Western starring … finish reading Los Angeles and Owens Valley : An Epic Struggle Over Water

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