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Eric Avila in the Los Angeles Times: “‘We need to fix this city’: Post-Garcetti Los Angeles at a crossroads”


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Before the future of Los Angeles can be imagined, Eric Avila, an urban cultural historian at UCLA, argues for a better understanding of the habits and biases of the past. Los Angeles, he said, needs to let go of its old identity and see itself as a city, not as a disparate collection of neighborhoods, … Continued

Before the future of Los Angeles can be imagined, Eric Avila, an urban cultural historian at UCLA, argues for a better understanding of the habits and biases of the past. Los Angeles, he said, needs to let go of its old identity and see itself as a city, not as a disparate collection of neighborhoods, suburbs, and urban centers.