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The Coronavirus Is Bringing Back Aztec-Era “Floating Gardens” 4.7.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Atlas Obscura and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. In the south of Mexico City, about 100 miles of murky canals wind their way through the Xochimilco neighborhood. Here, the urban sprawl of one of the world’s densest cities yields to a lake region where indigenous farmers […]
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How should L.A. be redesigned for coronavirus? Are doorknobs out? We asked the experts 30.5.2020 LA Times: Health

COVID-19 has Thom Mayne, Michael Maltzan, Barbara Bestor, Rachel Allen and more Los Angeles architects rethinking design from balconies to door knobs.

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Review: Miss seeing art? 100 artists come to the rescue with work in public view across L.A. 22.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Artist-run gallery Durden and Ray has organized a sprawling show installed all over L.A. County and seen from sidewalks and streets.

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Republicans stake congressional victory, claim seat Democrat Katie Hill vacated 14.5.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Republican say the win in California bodes well for November. Others aren't so sure.

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Letters to the Editor: Of course elites hate suburban sprawl. Don't listen to them 5.5.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Professors don't want us living in single-family homes, the only option for average people to own something all their own.

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Letters to the Editor: Urban sprawl is bad for your health, with or without the coronavirus 2.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Coronavirus: Los Angeles is doing better than New York, but much worse than San Francisco. Our experience with COVID-19 is not an argument for sprawl.

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Op-Ed: Angelenos love their suburban sprawl. The coronavirus proves them right 26.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Housing patterns and transit modes could turn out to be decisive factors in why some cities were better able to fend off spread of the coronavirus.

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Commentary: Past pandemics changed the design of cities. Six ways COVID-19 could do the same 22.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Hospitals built in two weeks. Freeways with few cars. Which innovations and changes could, or should, stick with us in a post-coronavirus world?

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Balthazar Getty floats Hollywood Hills compound for sale again 5.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Actor-musician Balthazar Getty, a great-grandson of J. Paul Getty, is asking $9.25 million for his Hollywood Hills compound.

Editorial: Forcing homeless people into mental health treatment isn't the way to solve homelessness 28.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Mike Gatto's measure may be well-intentioned, but it won't solve the problems of mentally ill homeless people.

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Noah Walker's latest creation sells for $35 million 16.1.2020 LA Times: Business

In the posh Beverly Hills enclave of Trousdale Estates, a massive showplace designed by Noah Walker has sold for $35 million.

Boulder County’s populations of native bird species decline in the face of development 12.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Northern Hemisphere lost 3 billion birds, or 29% of the overall population, in the last 50 years. While the warming climate has played a demonstrative role in this decline – and will continue to do so with ever-increasing power – ornithologists in Boulder County have pointed to urban sprawl as a more immediate threat to the survival of the area’s native bird populations, without which local ecosystems cannot properly function, adding to the affects of climate change.
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4 dead, including shooter, in gunfire at Florida naval base 6.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The base remains locked down amid a huge law enforcement response. Friday's was the second fatal shooting at a U.S. naval base this week.
Shooter killed, another dead, 11 hurt at Pensacola Navy base 6.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The gunfire prompted a massive law enforcement response to the base, which was locked down.
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Editorial: California will never control raging wildfires if it doesn't stop building in high-risk areas 29.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Despite the overwhelming evidence, California leaders haven't adopted the housing and land-use reforms to make California communities safer from wildfires.

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Editorial: Climate change prevention is losing to sprawl in San Diego County 15.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

For California, sprawl is proving to be the test of the state's commitment to fighting climate change at home.

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Editorial: SoCal desperately needs more housing. Westside, South Bay, Orange County — that means you 6.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

SoCal leaders are considering a sprawl-promoting plan that would put more housing in the Inland Empire instead of where the shortage is most acute.

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An urban farm grows in Los Angeles 10.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Filmmaker Ali Greer and teacher/chef Eric Tomassini are juggling full-time careers while living their dream of running the Avenue 33 Farm, an urban farm carved into the steep acre behind their Lincoln Heights home, just minutes from downtown L.A.

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KT Tunstall sells her mail-order Craftsman home in Venice for $2.5 million 10.10.2019 LA Times: Business

After three price cuts, singer KT Tunstall has unloaded her mail-order Craftsman bungalow for $2.5 million in Venice.

Bald eagles have found themselves a new home: Suburbia 19.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Bald eagles are choosing to nest close to human activity, but no one knows why.

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