Like the City of Angels itself, the LA River isn’t always what it appears to be.
I've stage managed in NYC, picked peppers in Israel, spent a year in Guatemala, and a decade as a national park ranger. A full life and an empty bank account!
As the Los Angeles River is “beautified” a wonderful array of art is gracing its concrete banks.
The sounds of nature intermingling with the noise of the Freeway or the scream of a jet engine, is what makes the LA River such a vivid soundscape.
While we fret about Farrakhan and Tamika Mallory’s continued offensive responses, the Jewish community needs to do some soul-searching about our own offensive behavior.
For these new national monuments to be more than just lines on a map, adjacent towns, and their diverse communities, must be involved in the planning process.
Omitting mention of Jews from Holocaust Remembrance Day is Holocaust denial.
If you’re a Jew from New York, try living in rural Tennessee, or western North Dakota. I assure you that the recent rise in anti-Semitism wouldn’t be such a great surprise.