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Tuesday, August 16, 2011
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Los Angeles Times columnist Hector Tobar went on a “walking tour of L.A.’s class divide,” starting out at the crown achievement of the downtown redevelopment effort, L.A. Live and the massive JW Marriot / Ritz-Carlton hotel & condominiums. Take a stroll across to the other side of the 110 Harbor freeway and you will truly see how the other half live. In view of the $450/night Ritz-Carlton are dilapidated apartment buildings, abandoned warehouses and plenty of street vendors trying to make ends meet. As the city council, the mayor and media get increasingly excited about the prospects of bringing a new NFL football team to play in a glamorous new billion-dollar stadium, the claims of shared economic benefits must be asked. Have the investments in
Hector Tobar, columnist at the Los Angeles Times; author of the column, “
Jan Perry, L.A. City Council President Pro Tem representing the 9th District
1:41:30 – 1:58:30
Bus benches disappear in your neighborhood – why and will they be back?
Are you a bus rider without a bench to sit on while you wait for the next city transport to round the corner? After criticism for withholding information about how many benches are actually installed at
Andrea Alarcon, commissioner, City of Los Angeles Board of Public Works
Esperanza Martinez, lead organizer, Bus Riders Union
2:06 – 2:30
2:30 – 2:58:30
Is “Anonymous” behavior justified? Are they modern day Robin Hoods or thrill seeking vigilantes?
In recent weeks, a hacker group called “Anonymous” has gained national attention by publicizing sensitive police information, organizing a protest against the BART’s disruption of cell phone service, and calling for the resignation of
Nick Bilton, lead technology writer on the Bits Blog for the New York Times. He is also a technology and business reporter for the New York Times. He writes about Anonymous.
HE CALLS US:
Hemu Nigam, CEO SSP Blue, an internet security consulting company
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- Former clients NewsCorps, MySpace, Microsoft, Justice Department Prosecutor against computer crimes
Karen North, director of the online communities program at USC’s Annenberg
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· She worked in the Science and Technology Office of the White House during Clinton Administration just as they were introducing the www.
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