http://sandiegofreepress.org/2017/04/a-freeway-runs-through-it-a-city-heights-barrio-logan-conversation/ 10 – 20 years after NYC residents fought to save Greenwhich Village and Washington Square Park from Robert Moses’s destructive expressways, San Diego residents fought to save Barrio Logan and City Heights from an even more aggressive CalTrans.
https://www.citylab.com/crime/2017/04/focusing-on-the-hidden-horror-of-american-lynchings/522789/ A chilling, timely photography project focuses on what the sites of racial terror look like today.
http://wlrn.org/post/these-trash-pickers-used-have-miserable-jobs-now-they-run-their-own-recycling-cooperative After his father died when he was only a teenager, Yassine Mazzout started working nights at the landfill next to his home near Morocco’s capital Rabat,
http://www.dailybreeze.com/environment-and-nature/20170318/heres-how-california-ended-up-with-too-much-solar-power California’s power-grid operators are dealing with a glut of daytime electricity produced by household, government, business and industrial solar installations.This forces the electricity prices on state’s real-time marketplace to
https://www.planetizen.com/node/92349/florida-stadium-consultant-built-questionable-model-justify-stadium-deals Mark Bonn PHD who has been used by teams looking to secure public financing for stadiums, assumed that the vast majority of people attending Blue Jays spring training games wouldn’t live in the county where the games were played.
https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/apr/19/where-world-most-sprawling-city-los-angeles?CMP=share_btn_tw Driving to work, driving to dinner, driving to meet friends … this quintessentially American invention requires a limitless supply of land and resources. Los Angeles is infamously sprawling but is it the worst offender?
https://www.citylab.com/politics/2017/04/why-the-jane-jacobs-vs-robert-moses-battle-still-matters/523125/ A Q&A; with Matt Tyrnauer, director of Citizen Jane: Battle For The City.