Three examples confirm Southern California's critical role in the mall's early formation: the Broadway Crenshaw Center, the Valley Center, and San Diego's Linda Vista Shopping Cent
Ralphs' innovations in retail and supermarkets in Los Angeles rippled through the industry and became a catalyst for suburban expansion.
When C.L. Peckham opened Ye Market Place on Los Feliz Road in Glendale in 1924, few realized the influence the drive-in market would have on urban planning and American retail.
Two films from the 1980s defined character and social archetypes that persist to this day.
Artists have played a large role in developing community identity and establishing a sense of place in communities with lower incomes and fewer resources.
How does Orange County's conservative Asian American population reflect the region's past?
Rap group N.W.A. glorified Compton as ground zero of urban Black life -- while at the same time the city's demographics showed a shift towards a Latino majority.
Many of us played with Legos as a kid...so what's it like to visit Legoland as an adult?