Neighborhood Notes: Year of the Dragon Starts with a Bang in LA's Chinatown & More

Notes and stories on the shifting culture of our neighborhoods:

  • Year of the Dragon starts with a bang in LA's Chinatown - KPCC

  • Proposed city council boundaries could spell a considerable shakeup in Northeast L.A. politics - Patch

  • Residents express concern over Venice Beach Boardwalk curfew - Patch

  • Avenue 18/19 bike lane couplet brings the L.A. River Bike Path closer to Downtown - L.A. DOT Bike Blog

  • CA DOT's adoption of new manual could bring road signs to L.A. bike paths - Orange 20 Bikes
Departures is KCET's oral history and interactive documentary project exploring neighborhoods through voices in the community, touching on topics including immigration, race, gentrification, urban planning and environmental issues. The Great Wall of Los Angeles is the latest installment in the series.

Top photo by KCET Departures

About the Author

Yosuke Kitazawa is the Site Editor of KCET Departures.


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