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Neighborhood Notes: Who Will Be in Charge of Famous Olvera St. Mural & More

News and stories on the shifting culture of our neighborhoods:

  • Who will be in charge of famous Siqueiros mural on Olvera St.? - L.A. Downtown News

  • Los Angeles encapsulates the ideal China story - China Daily USA

  • Japanese American family's souvenir of internment - Multi-American

  • How was your last trip along the Arroyo Seco? - Patch

  • Performing a symphony for 1,000 car horns in L.A. Traffic - SCPR

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 of pre-restored "America Tropical" mural by David Alfaro Siqueiros by Flickr user The City Project used under a Creative Commons license.

About the Author

Yosuke Kitazawa is the Site Editor of KCET Departures.

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