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What's GOOD in Los Angeles this Month

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GOOD Magazine launched 6 issues ago on September 12, 2006, raising $383,760 through subscriptions for non-profit Choose GOOD partners. Here's the good in Los Angeles from their first anniversary issue released this week:

  • Volunteer 4 hours of your time, get a free ticket to see Beyonce and The Game via Boost Mobile Rock Corps. Well, that already happened in LA a few months ago. Next time, next time.
  • 7,370,880 6-inch tacos equals 698 miles, the proposed length of the U.S./Mexico Border Wall.
  • Los Angeles has 7 public toilets for 4 million people. That's 571,429 people per toilet.
  • Jeff Hong, jewelry designer and co-owner of Iceefresh, a jewerly store in South Central, is profiled.
  • A look into Artecnica, a Los Angeles based consumer goods design firm that founded a campaign that brings together top designers with artisans in developing countries helping them introduce products to market. The program is Design with Conscience.
  • Caltrans + Freeway Fonts.
  • Stephanie Smith, owner of the LA based Ecoshack.com, profiles R. Buckminster Fuller.
  • LA Observed contributor, Los Angeles environmental historian and an all around cool local chick, Jenny Price writes Against Philanthropy
  • LA resident and Criterion Collection expert Matthew Dessem on the ancient art of list making. Pretty damn cool.
  • GOOD will have one-year anniversary party in Los Angeles this October. Date TBA.