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CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCBS-TV featured research by Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center that predicts rents across Los Angeles will rise by $136 per month by 2019. Demand for housing…

July 5, 2017

Peter Berg’s The Kingdom is an action procedural which tries also to be a lesson in cross-cultural tolerance. Released in 2007, we wonder if this film makes the same amount of sense after ten years. The film follows an FBI team which travels to infiltrate and find a terrorist cell in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia following an attack killing many American citizens (as well as fellow FBI agent). If art is an imitation of life, have we moved on in the last ten years, or does this remain salient?

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May 27, 2016

Michael Storper, co-author of our latest book club pick, The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies said recently in an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times: “To succeed in the new economy … Southern California has to face its mistakes over the last 30 years.” The claim is that the Bay Area has been “better” at doing business than we have in SoCal.

March 25, 2016

Presentation by John Bwarie from City Impact Lab as part of our LA Civics Initiative.

March 17, 2016
February 24, 2016

Join the USC Bedrosian Center and the USC School of Social Work Office of Global and Community Initiatives for a viewing of Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992. This work of documentary theatre weaves a portrait of real individuals who…

January 19, 2016