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An Olympic Mystery at Occidental College

There is a peculiar residence hall at Occidental College that was built for the purpose of housing the Russian team during the 1984 Olympic games. Or was it?


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Millard Canyon: A Glimpse of the Arroyo Past

Millard Canyon: A Glimpse of the Arroyo Past

Millard Canyon offers a glimpse of the Arroyo Seco as the Hahamog'nas - and later the artists - may have seen.
Departures Honored with Arroyo Verde Award

Departures Honored with Arroyo Verde Award

Departures has been awarded an Arroyo Verde Award by the Arroyo Seco Foundation for our contribution to enhance and preserve the history and culture of the Arroyo Seco.
The Mural is the New Chicano

The Mural is the New Chicano

Before Facebook and Tweets rallied protesters to public space, murals occupied the walls.
Storifying Chapter 2 of Departures: Highland Park

Storifying Chapter 2 of Departures: Highland Park

A Storify summary of the second chapter of Departures' exploration of the cultural history of Highland Park.
The Cultural History of Highland Park: Chapter 1

The Cultural History of Highland Park: Chapter 1

A summary of the first chapter of Departures' exploration of the cultural history of Highland Park.
California Art Club Members Converge on Arroyo Seco for 'Paint-Out'

California Art Club Members Converge on Arroyo Seco for 'Paint-Out'

The California Art Club, one of the oldest and most active fine-arts organizations in California, wrapped up its Centennial Celebration with "Paint Out," an invitation to 25 club a ...
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Full Dollar? How Signs Make Change

Full Dollar? How Signs Make Change

In any urban setting, it's hard not to notice the presence of signs.
Every Day is Park(ing) Day

Every Day is Park(ing) Day

Every day should be Park(ing) Day.
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