Scott Wilson committed himself to planting five trees per day which formed into the non-profit North East Trees, an organization that for 20 years has planted over 50,000 trees and designed and built over 35 parks in the Los Angeles area.
Last week, Land of Departures toured the first half of Departures' collection of oral history interviews with nine prominent Southern California elected officials. That political roll call featured: Compton Mayor Eric J. Perrodin, Compton City Councilmember Yvonne Arceneaux, State...
For decades, two late, great, robust institutions were errantly maligned. Both were considered extinct. Both were large and said to have lumbered. Both were thought to have failed to coexist with rivals and then given way to smarter replacements that would become ubiquitous.
Like the L.A. River itself -- thanks George Wolfe and friends -- Departures: LA River can be navigated from beginning to end. But the package also features indelible moments that stand on their own, and serve as points of entry like bolt cuts to a River chain fence.
KCET Departures asks, "What's your or your family's Los Angeles arrival story?" Today, we hear from writer, Los Angeles River expert and Los Angeles Urban Ranger senior ranger Jenny Price: "In 1998, I had just finished up my PhD...
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