News and notes on the shifting culture of our neighborhoods:
- The First Street Bridge re-opens to the public today after a 4 year renovation: NBC Los Angeles
- What's Your First Street Bridge Story? Asks Multi-American (KPCC)
- L.A. City Council's Plastic Bag Charade: City Watch LA
- Jose Huizar on Landslide Election, Colombo's, 'State of the Town': Patch
- L.A.'s Art Scene in the '60s Rivaled New York (with Hunter Drohojowska-Philp): NPR
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. Highland Park is the latest installment in the series.