Neighborhood Notes: The Dodgers May be Cursed & More

News and stories on the shifting culture of our neighborhoods:

  • Dodgers may be cursed by the ghosts of Chavez Ravine - NY Times

  • The Fight to Save Little Tokyo - The Atlantic Cities

  • San Gabriel Mountains slowly recovering from Station Fire - L.A. Times

  • L.A. State Historic Park brings nature to the city - Daily Trojan

  • Later this month: the Great Los Angeles River Cleanup - NBC LA

Top: Dodger fans wait in their cars for gates to open on stadium opening day, 1962. Courtesy of the Los Angeles Public Library.

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