What started as a small, all-American agricultural and industrial town has become a cosmopolitan and diverse city that is both international and local simultaneously.
Today, if the cemetery appears run down and a tad hungover, who can blame it? Its first fifty years were some of the liveliest any cemetery has ever known.
La Brea is an avenue whose time hasn't quite come, but it's getting there. I'm not talking about the La Brea that we already know, but about the other end of La Brea that starts at
Pac-Mania produced a surreal experience: For Filipinos, used to seeing our culture mis-represented, or even ignored outright, a Filipino has become a household name worldwide.
A memoir on how baseball can give strength in the face of family disintegration and make the everyday spectacular.
In the 1990s, it became common for critics of suburban places to see something unhealthy, almost perverse, in the recreational history of which Dave Rodda was so much a part.