A talk with Deborah Weintraub kicks off the Los Angeles Design Festival; also there’s a tour of the “Grey Gardens of Palm Springs,” a discussion of creative work in LA, the Hammer Museum’s third biennial, and the carousel building at the Santa Monica Pier turns 100. Lots to do this week in DnA events!
While many Angelenos are revving up for the first train to Santa Monica in over 60 years, some transit dreamers are working on a vehicle that would leave light rail in the dust. But how viable is Hyperloop? Do we need it? If it took 20 years and complex political wrangling to built the Expo line, what chance does an independent new system have?
Machining is just one of the career tech programs at Van Nuys High School, along with training in the medical field, computer science and culinary arts. Having cut funding for shop class for many years, the LA Unified School District is making more money available for career tech.