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The Cold and the Dark: A Short, Sooty History

The Cold and the Dark: A Short, Sooty History

There was a time, not very long ago, when a fair, dry night in winter would have been watched through with dread of the "great white terror."
LA2050 Renews Civic Engagement in Los Angeles, 2015 Grant-Winners Announced

LA2050 Renews Civic Engagement in Los Angeles, 2015 Grant-Winners Announced

Angelenos might be an overall optimistic group, but when it comes to affecting city policy through voting we can also be a fractured and apathetic one. Los Angeles has experienced ...
Opulence Gone to Seed: The Pacific Coast Club of Long Beach

Opulence Gone to Seed: The Pacific Coast Club of Long Beach

The Pacific Coast Club, one of many sporting clubs that popped up in SoCal in the 1920s, was once the pride of Long Beach, until it was demolished in 1988.
City Lights Publishers Celebrates 60th Anniversary

City Lights Publishers Celebrates 60th Anniversary

The history of City Lights Publisher and Bookstore is shaped by the serendipitous meetings between writers and decades of touchstone publications that have made this institution on ...
Finalists Announced in Pershing Square

Finalists Announced in Pershing Square "Vision" Competition

Remaking downtown Los Angeles has taken another long step. As LA history shows, it's one that might end badly.
Is San Bernardino at the Edge of the World?

Is San Bernardino at the Edge of the World?

The attacks in San Bernardino on December 2 demonstrate that violence is never confined to an unknown, dangerous rim of the world.
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