TITLE

Can L.A. dig itself out?

AUTHOR(S)
Roberts, Steven V.; Tharp, Mike
PUB. DATE
April 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/26/93, Vol. 114 Issue 16, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the conditions of the city of Los Angeles. Second trial of police who beat Rodney King; Los Angeles' exceptionalism; Peace deficit; Economic struggles; Ethnic tensions; Politics; Education woes; Crime and fear; Demographic shift; More.
ACCESSION #
9304200160

 

Related Articles

  • Many of L.A.'s poor make their homes in garages.  // Jet;3/6/89, Vol. 75 Issue 22, p37 

    Describes living conditions of poor in Los Angeles who must live in garages.

  • Now there's even less 'there there' Wood, Daniel B. // Christian Science Monitor;4/20/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 104, p2 

    Discusses the possible impact that the merger of ARCO with BP AMOCO will have on the city of Los Angeles, California as the city's last Fortune 500 corporation disappears.

  • Falling out of love with L.A. Farrelly, P. // Newsweek;9/25/1989, Vol. 114 Issue 13, p8 

    Opinion. Talks about why the author moved from New York to California and how his illusions have been shattered during the time he's lived there.

  • For L.A., more tough decisions. Streisand, Betsy // U.S. News & World Report;5/3/93, Vol. 114 Issue 17, p12 

    Looks at the 1993 year facing Los Angeles, the city that suffered through the Rodney King case. Mayoral race with candidates Richard Riordan and Michael Woo; Issue of crime; Los Angeles Police Department Chief Willie Williams, the first black police chief and newest folk hero; Upcoming trial of...

  • Los Angeles under the gun. Zuckerman, Mortimer B. // U.S. News & World Report;5/31/93, Vol. 114 Issue 21, p82 

    Editorial. Considers how Los Angeles, a city where optimism once prevailed, is now a mess. How it has lost confidence in its future and is a melting pot boiling over with a center that cannot hold; Riot of April 1992; Proliferation of guns; Irrational acts of citizens; Need for city government...

  • Nikki Finke takes a close-up of L.A.'s steamier and seamier side.  // Harper's Bazaar;Mar93, Issue 3375, p138 

    Presents trends, gossip and rumors from Los Angeles. Radio station KCRW-FM, radio program `Which Way, L.A.?,' host Warren Olney; Show airing April 29, anniversary of riots; Movie trends; Ticketmaster to let people reserve seats; More.

  • Activist art in the shadow of rebellion. Durant, Mark Alice // Art in America;Jul92, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p31 

    Examines three activist art groups in California that are trying to address the area's racial and economic tensions through public art. They are the Los Angeles Poverty Department (L.A.P.D.), the Border Arts Workshop/Taller de Arte Fronterizo (BaW/TAF ), and an unnamed group. Members;...

  • Intra-metropolitan productivity variations of selected manufacturing and business service... Aji, Maria Astrakian // Urban Studies (Routledge);Aug95, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p1081 

    Explores the intra-metropolitan productivity variations of selected manufacturing and business sectors in Los Angeles, California. Trend in the location of jobs; Rapid decentralization of economic activity; Measurement of the influence of economies of proximity on firm's productivity.

  • Go west, young entrepreneur. Hilliard, S.L.; Shiver, J. // Black Enterprise;Jun89, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p110 

    Discusses the role of Los Angeles in the lives and successes of black entrepreneurs and professionals in the 1990s. Los Angeles is being transformed by several factors, including economic vitality, proximity to Pacific Rim countries, and the creative entrepreneurship of an ethnically diverse...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of NEW JERSEY STATE LIBRARY

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics