Southern California Inequality

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  • Created on: 13-01-14 15:33
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  • Southern California
    • Skid Row
      • Homeless people
      • Sidewalks lined with trolleys, cardboard boxes and tents
      • up until 1980's could sell blood - HIV
      • Downtown Los Angeles
    • Pico-Union
      • Occupied by immigrants
      • 85% of population is Latin
      • More Spanish speaking people in LA than Madrid
      • Lots of travel agents
      • Signs saying to send your money back home
      • No chain stores
    • South Central
      • Large black community
      • Young population
      • Large gang culture
      • Lots of recycling centres
    • Surfurbia
      • Santa Monica
      • Sun, sea, sand, surf
      • Suburbia
      • Long, thin stretch of homes following the coastline
      • Climategood for 10 months
    • TheFoothills
      • Beverly Hills
      • Privacy - famous people
      • Higher up the hill - wealthier the residents
      • Narrow roads winding up the hills lined by huge houses
      • Dry season from april - oct
        • Danger of wildfires
    • The Great Plains
      • Suburban sprawl
      • Bungalows and apartments
      • 95% of LA's pop live here
      • Grid layout
    • Autopia
      • Talk radio
      • Freeway
      • Commuters
    • Banham

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