From downtown los angeles: This is the City, a podcast focusing on the politics, art and culture of Los Angeles. This week we learn more about the LAUSD Grand Arts Festival hitting Grand park this weekend. Also we’ll preview tonight’s State of the city speech from Mayor Eric Garcetti
This week we head to Grand Park and speak with programming director Julia Diamond and event host Mario Hernandez about the fourth of July Block party and how residents and visitors can enjoy a summer in the beautiful green space in the heart of our civic center.
Also Bike Share is on it’s way LA!. The metropolitan transit authority announced the arrival of 65 stations and nearly 1,100 bikes slated for spring 2016. We talk to representatives from Metro and the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition about this highly anticipated program