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Neighborhood Notes: Muralist on a Mission in Historic Filipinotown & More

News and stories on the shifting culture of our neighborhoods:

  • Artist on a mission to preserve mural in Historic Filipinotown - Bakitwhy

  • South L.A. kids too scared of gangs to ride on bike lanes - L.A. Streetsblog

  • Intimacy of Place: Art for the Expo Line - The Source

  • Los Angeles Has a River? - NRDC Switchboard

  • A peek inside the former studio home of Arroyo Seco painters Elmer and Marion Wachtel - Patch

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: Historic Filipinotown mural by Eliseo Silva | Photo by TimBiley used under a Creative Commons license

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