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Are Independent Booksellers Replacing Big-Box Retailers?

If not Amazon, then the independent bookstore is your source for the printed word.

May 21, 2015
Money, Housing, Discrimination, Minorities, Baltimore, Foreclosures, Fannie Mae, Loans, Community

Fannie Mae Accused Of Neglecting Foreclosures In Minority Neighborhoods

“Fannie Mae, a government-sponsored company charged with encouraging home ownership, disputed the allegations.”

May 13, 2015

Pottersville Goes Online

Are American communities disappearing?

December 18, 2014

For L.A. Skid Row Residents And Advocates, Mural Is A Sign Of Survival

By Gale Holland, Los Angeles Times Skid Row is the place that dares not speak its name. The neighborhood of 10,000 people on the eastern end of downtown Los Angeles — with the largest concentration of homeless people in the country — is generally not listed on municipal signs or maps. The local firehouse was […]

August 26, 2014

Where Goes The Neighborhood?

WASHINGTON — Consider how our definition of “neighborliness” has evolved. Once upon a time, being neighborly meant “reaching out to the people who lived next door” by, among other things, “offering to watch the kids in a pinch.” Now, “being ‘neighborly’ means leaving those around you in peace.” Or think about reSTART, the nation’s first […]

August 11, 2014

Joel McHale Will Host White House Correspondents’ Dinner

by Patrick Kevin Day, Los Angeles Times It’s still unknown if the TV show Community will reach its long-stated goal of six seasons and a movie, but Joel McHale will at least get an opportunity to plead his case to President Barack Obama. The Community star and The Soup host has been announced as the host of this […]

February 14, 2014