The changes that occurred in Downey during the 1980s and 1990s mirror the wider regional changes that occurred across not only Los Angeles, but all of California and the nation.
This week L.A. Letters spotlights Downey's past from the agriculture of the 19th Century, through the war years and the rise of the aerospace industry, and the development of the A
This week L.A. Letters spotlights Herrera, looking back on his long career and celebrating his remarkable legacy.
This week L.A. Letters highlights several books that examine the role mapping plays in place-making and regional identity, including the new book "LAtitudes" by Heyday Press that u
This week L.A. Letters highlights a few groups and individuals that are doing phenomenal work to make South L.A. rise.
In the landscape of Los Angeles suburbs, Montebello is among the most historic. The city's population is especially known for its Chicano, Armenian, and Japanese communities. This
This week L.A. Letters shares some of the observations, insights, and research generated by our students from the "L.A. Stories" class at Woodbury University.
What started as a small, all-American agricultural and industrial town has become a cosmopolitan and diverse city that is both international and local simultaneously.