Explore the balancing act required to ensure a reliable, high-quality water supply to our region. Water quality, supply and cost are critical issues affecting our health, economy, jobs and quality of life.
The Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District will join its water “partners” in the San Gabriel Valley (Three Valleys Municipal Water District, San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District, San Gabriel Basin Water Quality Authority and Main San Gabriel Basin Watermaster) to present the inaugural “2012 San Gabriel Valley Water Forum: A Balancing Act."
August 10, 2012 (All day) - August 16, 2012 (All day)
HtB supporters offered
Garden in the Sea (Jardin en el Mar), screening as part of DocuWeeks, is a documentary about saving Mexico's Sea of Cortez. Over four years, the director followed Spanish artist Cristina Iglesias to the Sea of Cortez where she was commissioned to create an underwater sculpture that would gradually help enhance marine life. The film not only talks about the role of art but also about the wider environment.
Panelists Cindy Miscikowski (President, Board of Harbor Commissioners, Port of L.A.), Jerilyn Lopez Mendoza (V.P., L.A. Board of Public Works, and former V.P., L.A. Board of Harbor Commissioners), and Christopher Cannon (Director of Environmental Management, Port of L.A.) discuss the conflicting roles and responsibilities of the Port of Los Angeles. You must resereve your place as space is limited.
Why aren't there more African-American surfers? White Wash explores the complexity of race in America through the eyes of the ocean via the history of African Americans and water culture from slavery, civil rights wade-ins to surfing in contemporary times at sites in Santa Monica and Southern California.