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One Thing: Policing

Posted December 23, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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From politics and music to faith, science and immigration, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2015.
Sandy Banks, who recently ended a long run as a reporter and columnist for the Los Angeles Times, says 2015 will be remembered as the year that police shootings – …

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One Thing: Homelessness

Posted December 23, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
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From politics and music to faith, science and immigration, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2015.
John Kelly grew up in Los Angeles and lived on Skid Row for years but now works with the homeless as an advocate at the LA Mission. He says homelessness …

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One Thing: Politics

Posted December 23, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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From politics and music to faith, science and immigration, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2015.
Lynne Vavreck, a professor of political science and communication studies at UCLA, and a contributing columnist for The New York Times, says it’s hard to ignore the impact that Donald Trump …

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One Thing: Faith

Posted December 23, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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From politics and music to faith, science and immigration, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2015.
Religious scholar Najeeba Syeed is Muslim, but has selected a powerful figure from another faith as the most significant 2015 religion story. She shares her view on the importance of Pope …

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One Thing: Science

Posted December 23, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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From politics and music to faith, science and immigration, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2015.
Dr. Charles Elahchi, director of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, brings us insight into an important trend in science. He says the search for life beyond Earth is now focused close to home. …

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One Thing: Music

Posted December 23, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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From politics and music to faith, science and immigration, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2015.
Eric J. Lawrence, a DJ and the music librarian for KCRW, says 2015 has been a year of change in the music business, with money at the center of it …

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One Thing in Santa Barbara: Philanthropy

Posted December 18, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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From food and nightlife to the environment and philanthropy, what were the most important stories and trends of the year in Santa Barbara? Five of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2015.

According to nonprofit consultant Judy Hawkins, in 2015’s philanthropic world she saw Santa Barbara businesses and nonprofits working together in new and creative ways.
Businesses give back to the community for two reasons, …

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One Thing in Santa Barbara: Arts

Posted December 17, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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From food and nightlife to the environment and philanthropy, what were the most important stories and trends of the year in Santa Barbara? Five of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2015.

According to Charles Donelan, arts editor at the Santa Barbara Independent, the biggest arts event of the year was on August 3, when the New York Philharmonic orchestra played a …

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One Thing in Santa Barbara: Dining

Posted December 16, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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From food and nightlife to the environment and philanthropy, what were the most important stories and trends of the year in Santa Barbara? Five of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2015.

Matt Kettmann, editor at the Santa Barbara Independent and the Wine Enthusiast, chose the rise of ramen and craft beer as the top food and drink trends of the …

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One Thing in Santa Barbara: Politics

Posted December 15, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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From food and nightlife to the environment and philanthropy, what were the most important stories and trends of the year in Santa Barbara? Five of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2015.

According to California political writer Jerry Roberts, the top story in local politics this year was the announcement of Democratic Congresswoman Lois Capps‘ retirement. Currently in her ninth term, Capps succeeded her …

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One Thing in Santa Barbara: Environment

Posted December 14, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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From food and nightlife to environment and philanthropy, what were the most important stories and trends of the year in Santa Barbara? Five of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2015.

According to Linda Krop, chief counsel at the Environmental Defense Center, the top environmental story of the year was the oil spill along the Gaviota Coast. On May 19, 142,000 gallons of crude …

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One Thing: Sports

Posted January 2, 2014 by | 2 Comments | ]
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From politics and music to television, health and sports, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2013.

Bill Plaschke, sports columnist for the Los Angeles Times talks about the rebirth of the Dodgers in 2013 that began with two words: Yasiel Puig. “He was surprising, he was crazy, he …

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One Thing: Dining

Posted January 1, 2014 by | 2 Comments | ]
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From politics and music to television, health and sports, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2013. 
Los Angeles Times restaurant critic Jonathan Gold talks about the “extreme locavorism” that has gripped the food scene here in Southern California. The idea that food should come from the area we …

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One Thing: Music

Posted December 27, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]
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From politics and music to television, health and sports, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2013. 
KCRW DJ Dan Wilcox remembers how the Rolling Stones “turned the town upside down” when they came to Los Angeles with a surprise concert at the Echoplex in Echo Park in April of …

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One Thing: Health

Posted December 27, 2013 by | 1 Comment | ]
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From politics and music to television, health and sports, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2013. 
Daniel Weintraub, from the California Health Report talks about why the Affordable Care Act is a “very big deal” here in California – more than anywhere else in the US. After the …

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One Thing: State Politics

Posted December 26, 2013 by | 1 Comment | ]
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From politics and music to television, health and sports, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2013. 
Barbara O’Connor talks about California’s positive year. “Our bond ratings have gone up, our unemployment rate has gone down, and now California is being touted as a model for the rest of …

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One Thing: Local Politics

Posted December 26, 2013 by | 2 Comments | ]
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From politics and music to television, health and sports, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2013. 
“There’s probably no city in the country now whose labor movement is as strong and effective as the LA labor movement,” says Raphael Sonenshein, Executive Director of the Pat Brown Institute at …

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One Thing: Education

Posted December 23, 2013 by | 1 Comment | ]
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From politics and music to television, health and sports, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2013. 
“Every parent, every student wants their school to be great. Every elected official wants the schools to be great,’ says LA School Report’s Jamie Alter Lynton. “The question is, ‘how do you get …

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One Thing: Science

Posted December 23, 2013 by | 1 Comment | ]
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From politics and music to television, health and sports, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2013. 
Los Angeles Times science writer Amina Khan talks about the how the Voyager Space Shuttle, despite being launched in the seventies, “is still going strong and is sending us back information from …

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One Thing: TV

Posted December 23, 2013 by | 1 Comment | ]
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From politics and music to television, health and sports, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2013. 
TV Guide’s Michael Schneider shares how the “Netflix effect” has impacted 2013.  “Executives are all having to adjust to this new reality, and it’s turning things upside down in terms of how do …

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