Category: Excerpts

The Fault isn’t with Napolitano: On Funding California Higher Education

Simon Marginson University of California President Janet Napolitano’s troubles over the State Audit are not a one-off case of mismanagement […]

Water and Los Angeles: What’s Next? What’s the Future?

William Deverell Tom Sitton Given our ambitions for our recent book, Water and Los Angeles: A Tale of Three Rivers, […]

Let There Be a Firmament in the Midst of the Waters

Treasure Island, then, now, and again, by Brock Winstead.

Mapping the New Landscape of Religion

Block-by-block in a changing Los Angeles neighborhood.

Four Prophets

What the Free Speech Movement, Jesus Freaks, Esalen, and Goddess worship have in common, by Philip Clayton.

Seeing Evolution

And preserving possibilities for change, by Yan Linhart.

Bloom

by Ken Goldberg, Sanjay Krishnan, Fernanda Viégas, Martin Wattenberg. Text by JoAnne Northrup.

On the Edge

by William L.Fox with photographs by Marie-José Jongerius.

East of East

The global cosmopolitans of suburban LA, by Wendy Cheng.