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Today is the Times
LA Times publisher, David Hiller, will engage in a discussion with journalism professor Bryce Nelson about the changes at the newspaper. It's a lunchtime affair at USC, but if you can make it, they say lunch will be served. More...

Tomorrow is Yesterday's Earthquakes Harbinger
We love this slogan: Shift Happens – Secure Your Space. So the question is if you dare to prepare. "There are actions we all can do to be ready for this [massively larger than life earthquake] and other future earthquakes. Start by securing your space! Strap top-heavy furniture to walls, secure TVs and other heavy objects so they won’t fall, and bolt your house to its foundation. These and many other actions will greatly reduce your losses, but only if you DARE to prepare." Learn how to in Reseda. More (or just download the PDF flyer)...

Thursday is for Art & Politics
Alain Badiou, France’s most important living philosopher and author of the groundbreaking volume Being and Event will be talking about why contemporary artistic creation is politically relevant at REDCAT. More...

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February is for History
LACityNerd points to a workshop on February 10 on how to save historic landmarks and structures. It takes place at the California African-American Museum. More...

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