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Return of the Desert Wayfinder: World's Tallest Thermometer in Baker, CA

5,000 new LED bulbs were lit and the 134-foot tower's thermometer reading started the climb, stopping at 102 degrees.

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Ed Fuentes is an arts journalist, photographer, graphic designer, and digital muralist who covers a variety of topics and geographies in Southern California for KCET.
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Filipinos are the Minority in Historic Filipinotown and L.A.'s Japanese Population in Steady Decline

Filipinos are the Minority in Historic Filipinotown and L.A.'s Japanese Population in Steady Decline

Many of L.A.'s ethnic enclaves now exist more as symbolic and cultural centers with populations not necessarily reflecting their historic characteristics.
Congratulations George Wolfe, 2012 River Hero

Congratulations George Wolfe, 2012 River Hero

KCET Departures congratulates George Wolfe as a recipient of the 2012 River Heroes Award.
Neighborhood Notes: Venice Japanese-American Memorial Marker Unveiled & More

Neighborhood Notes: Venice Japanese-American Memorial Marker Unveiled & More

News and stories on the shifting culture of our neighborhoods.
Neighborhood Notes: Mapping the L.A. Riots & More

Neighborhood Notes: Mapping the L.A. Riots & More

News and stories on the shifting culture of our neighborhoods.
Neighborhood Notes: Dining Out at L.A.'s Ethnic Supermarkets & More

Neighborhood Notes: Dining Out at L.A.'s Ethnic Supermarkets & More

News and stories on the shifting culture of our neighborhoods.
Neighborhood Notes: Salvadorans in L.A. Call for Community of Their Own & More

Neighborhood Notes: Salvadorans in L.A. Call for Community of Their Own & More

News and stories on the shifting culture of our neighborhoods.
Neighborhood Notes: The Southwest Museum Battle is Back & More

Neighborhood Notes: The Southwest Museum Battle is Back & More

News and stories on the shifting culture of our neighborhoods.
Neighborhood Notes: An Illegal Curbside Garden Flourishes in L.A. & More

Neighborhood Notes: An Illegal Curbside Garden Flourishes in L.A. & More

News and stories on the shifting culture of our neighborhoods.
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