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Fresh Air Ahead: Curbing the Foul Air in Boyle Heights

Fresh Air Ahead: Curbing the Foul Air in Boyle Heights

Boyle Heights long plagued by foul odors from sewer lines is getting relief with the opening of an air treatment facility.
A Gehry-fied River Exposes LA's River Anxieties

A Gehry-fied River Exposes LA's River Anxieties

The Los Angeles River isn't just a waterway wrapped in concrete. In the decades since tons of gloomy gray matter was poured over this wild river, it has morphed from a derelict, fo ...
New Visions and Fresh Starts in Watts and South Los Angeles

New Visions and Fresh Starts in Watts and South Los Angeles

In recent weeks there have been numerous articles on the 70th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb by the United States Military in Hiroshima. There have been an equal nu ...
Revisiting the 1965 Watts Rebellion: Relics of Fire

Revisiting the 1965 Watts Rebellion: Relics of Fire

In the 50 years since the Watts Rebellion and given recent social unrest foddered by racial and socio-economic disparities, what has changed in our local and national communities? ...
Bedlam at Bellevue Arms: Murder and Madness in Angelino Heights

Bedlam at Bellevue Arms: Murder and Madness in Angelino Heights

It's hard to believe that within this gentrified building in Angelino Heights, one of the grisliest, strangest murders in L.A. took place.
San Gabriel Nursery Thrives Despite War, Fire, Change

San Gabriel Nursery Thrives Despite War, Fire, Change

On a hot, dusty corner in San Gabriel, just south of the rumble from the train tracks the San Gabriel / Nursery & Florist's large sign towers over the single-story storefront pack ...
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