Alex Schmidt

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High-Tech Training Programs Try Deferred Payment System

Monday, March 24, 2014

The U.S. has more high-tech jobs open than it can fill. The problem is many of these programs cost tens of thousands of dollars which makes them out of reach for folks who are out of work.


Roving Literary Death Match Aims To Breathe Life Into Literature

Sunday, March 02, 2014

Imagine writers on stage, squared off in a fight to the death. That's the idea behind Literary Death Match –- kind of. It's a performance series that pits authors against each other in live readings.


Cooking In A Latin-Jewish Melting Pot

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Growing up in two cultures means eating Jewish chicken soup with lime and cilantro or breading your Argentine milanesa with matzo meal. Jewish families who emigrated from Europe to Latin America around World War II wove local flavors into traditional recipes.


Shifting Gears: Commuting Aboard The L.A. Bike Trains

Sunday, December 01, 2013

One of the largest obstacles in getting people to bike to work is their fear of getting hit by a car. A new grass-roots project in Los Angeles is helping folks navigate the ins and outs of traffic with community-based riding.


Rail Planners Aim To Re-'Train' L.A.'s Car Culture

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Los Angeles is in the midst of a massive rail construction project. The hope is that one day Angelinos may take the train and walk around the city, rather than depend so fully on theirs cars. But a change on that level means much more than laying down train tracks.