El Nino effect: rainstorms, rising ocean levels, more storms, flooding, mudslides - how are we supposed to cope with impending disaster in the midst of all the pressing everyday demands on our lives? El Nino has become a standard late night show punchline, but when confronted with flo
Unless you are living in a galaxy far, far away you have heard about the December 18, 2015 release of Star Wars: the Force Awakens. Fans of all ages of the Star Wars movies are excited about this new chapter in the saga.
According to data from the Labor Department, the price index for college tuition grew by nearly 80% between 2003 and 2013. That’s nearly twice as fast as growth in medical care costs. In fact, the price of higher education is growing faster than most household incomes can keep up with.
Myths and stories about ghosts exist in cultures all over the world thoughout history. The earliest tales of ghosts in America arose in the Puritan colonies of Massachusetts in the 1600s.
Some of the most commonly requested items from the Social Science, Philosophy and Religion department are study guides for municipal occupational exams, such as the Administrative Clerk position (formerly called Clerk Typist). While the Los Angeles Public Library owns several copies of the
In the Social Science, Philosophy & Religion Department we often field questions from residents of the City of Los Angeles pertaining to city services and the government. In support of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s commitment to increasing access to city services, the Los Angeles Public L
In recent years, high school education in America has evolved to prepare students for the changing demands of entry level careers, vocational and technical schools and introductory college courses. Change has also come to the GED (General Education Development) high school equivalency exam,
Recently, we found a folder tucked away at the back of a file cabinet in the Social Science, Philosophy & Religion Department.