Posts Tagged ‘ Health and Food ’

Dirt Dog serves up street-style dogs with a dash of community

August 6, 2014
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A new Los Angeles eatery is aiming to infuse a local street-side favorite, the bacon-wrapped hot dog, and community investment.
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Desert Rose and the story of stray currents

July 14, 2014
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The issue of stray currents is a muddy, complicated one, made all the murkier by an array of differing expert opinions and a lack of comprehensive testing as to the human health effects of long-term exposure to low-level electrical currents. ...
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Los Angeles activists take issue with Monsanto and GM crops in global protest

May 27, 2013
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Over 1,000 protesters marched and rallied in Los Angeles Saturday, May 25, decrying Monsanto Co., a global biotechnology firm that produces genetically engineered and genetically modified crops. Demonstrators accused the company of endangering public health, hindering small farmers, threatening the environment and corrupting government. The demonstration was fueled in part by recent outrage over...
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Proyecto Jardín: A Garden Grows From Indigenous Roots

June 7, 2012
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Proyecto Jardín has been functioning as a community garden for over 10 years in the East Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights. Like most East LA neighborhoods, it is common to find liquor stores and fast food chains yet little health-food establishments or fitness centers. A Boyle Heights Beat analysis shows that there is...
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Transit panel accuses MTA of civil rights violations

August 21, 2011
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Cuts in bus service made by the MTA are singling out and punishing low-income residents, communities of color, students, the elderly and disabled, according to a panel at a recent forum on public transportation. The meeting, sponsored by the Bus Riders Union, along with over 30 other organizations, featured testimony from a panel of...
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Planting the seeds to an urban Eden

January 11, 2011
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Is it just another garden? Or is it a transition from an unsustainable, industrial culture to a lush, self-sustainable urban space where spirituality, education, nutrition and the reconnection with Gaia thrive? Located in the coroner of a parking lot at the A-warehouse, an art and performance venue in South Los Angeles, is a permaculture...
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Government agencies raid Venice food club

July 10, 2010
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A shock wave was felt within a small community of raw foodists recently when their food club in Venice was raided by an armed sundry of governmental organizations. Agents served warrants and confiscated unpasteurized dairy products. The raid took place on the morning of June 30 when volunteers of Rawesome Food Club were met by...
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