San Vicente Blvd: The Road Too Travelled

Navigating a difficult summer on an uncelebrated boulevard became a matter of life and death.


  • Confluence

    News and stories related to the revitalization of the Los Angeles River and surrounding communities.

  • Open Classroom

    Exploring the possibilities of the multimedia environment in schools and the community.

  • Bike Culture

    Exploring how bicycle riders are racing towards the forefront of the city's plans for the future.

  • Transpacific Routes

    Tracking the waves and currents of Southern California's Asian/Pacific Islander communities.

  • Cakewalk

    Politics, culture, and identity with an eye toward L.A.'s black communities.

  • Where We Are

    About the place we call L.A. and the often avoided conversation Angeleños have about its past and its conflicted present.

  • LA Letters

    Mike Sonksen -- aka Mike the Poet -- celebrates spoken and written Los Angeles.

  • East of East

    Original essays about people, things, and places in South El Monte and El Monte.

  • Intersections

    Dissecting pop culture, history, and Southern California

  • Block by Block

    Exploring the various neighborhoods of L.A. on foot, bus, or train.

  • Lost Landmarks

    Stories of often overlooked places, exposing their fascinating, sometimes surprising, history.

  • Engaging Spaces

    Examining the engagement of space and place in Los Angeles.

  • Green Justice

    Civil rights attorney Robert Garcia on the fight for (and the joy of) green public space.

  • Writing on the Wall

    Murals, street art, and public art and their roles in shaping neighborhoods.

  • Laws That Shaped LA

    Jeremy Rosenberg looks at regulations that have played a role in L.A.'s development.

  • Arrival Stories

    Every week, how one L.A. resident became an Angeleno.

  • A Los Angeles Primer

    Thoughts on the many Los Angeleses of the 21st century.

River Notes

Some pictures capture the essence of a location while others invite the viewer to experience the place in a deeper more emotional way that allows us to understand it's importance to the student photographer.