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Photographic Memory: World War II Through the Lens of a Japanese American Soldier

Photographic Memory: World War II Through the Lens of a Japanese American Soldier

For Dr. Susumu "Sus" Ito, taking a photo was no small feat, especially as a soldier during World War II. His wartime photographs are the subject of a new exhibit at JANM in Little ...
For Bus Riders, Less is More for Some and Nothing for Others

For Bus Riders, Less is More for Some and Nothing for Others

Transit dependency, like other dependencies, is a relationship of power. Dependency forms - or deforms - both user and provider. Metro is planning to change that relationship for d ...
Embracing Ramadan in the LGBTQ Muslim Community

Embracing Ramadan in the LGBTQ Muslim Community

During Ramadan, when sunset comes, Muslims gather to break their fast together. We bond over the struggle, we eat "Iftar" (breakfast, literally), we laugh, we pray, and we make mem ...
The Special Olympics World Games and Host Town Program

The Special Olympics World Games and Host Town Program

This week L.A. Letters celebrates the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, spotlights the event's history through the lens of a local family, and previews the Host Towns program whic ...
L.A. River Habitat Restoration: Where Will the Money Come From?

L.A. River Habitat Restoration: Where Will the Money Come From?

The recommended plan offers two options -- it would have the city cost-sharing the project at 88% or 73%, possibly leaving the city to shoulder more than $1.18-billion of the cost. ...
$1.3 Billion L.A. River Habitat Restoration Plan Unanimously Approved in D.C.

$1.3 Billion L.A. River Habitat Restoration Plan Unanimously Approved in D.C.

The $1.3 billion river habitat restoration plan was unanimously approved this morning by the Civil Works Review Board of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington D.C.
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