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Silent Spring

Featuring Raphael Bostic, Lisa Collins, Richard Green, and Dan Mazmanian In this edition of the Bedrosian Book Club Podcast, we’re looking at the classic nonfiction…

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Historically, as the river flooded and meandered across the floodplain, the watershed boundary redefined itself.  Originally the river ran through a broad alluvial floodplain, the result of meandering dendritic flows that constantly redefined and disturbed the landscape and its ecologies…as late as 1872 a coast guard survey shows a continuous series of tidal estuaries, lagoons, mudflats and salt marshes from the mouth of the Los Angeles River east to the San Gabriel River.

David Fletcher, author Flood Control Freakology

LA River aerial 1887


Building Bridges with Bill Bogaard

Despite his soft-spoken public persona, Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard casts a long shadow. Over the course of his 16-year tenure, most current Pasadena schoolchildren have…

Welcome to Emma Aguila

Bedrosian welcomes our new faculty affiliate, Emma Aguila is an Assistant Professor at the USC Sol Price School of Public of Policy. Dr. Aguila brings…

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A Conversation with LeVar Burton

In a conversation with Bedrosian Center Director, Raphael Bostic, LeVar Burton discusses his passion for Reading Rainbow and the impact it can have on education policy and curricula.