Archive for January, 2014

Expo Dreams

Posted on January 25, 2014 by

A few blocks northeast of the last stop of the Expo Line in Santa Monica is the bustling Broadway corridor: clusters of new apartment houses which conform to the “pedestrian-friendly” template in this progressive, coastal city. Where street-level restaurants, retail shops and professional offices create an atmosphere of neighborhood activity and “human-scale” commerce. Walk there [...]

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Our Side, Their Side

Posted on January 19, 2014 by

Chris Christie may be a scoundrel but he’s a talented and appealing politician who could have won national office.  So naturally I’m relieved that he’s enmeshed in a colossal scandal. For a day or two I could watch the wall-to-wall MSNBC coverage with new details exposed in each segment and interviews with the key players [...]

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