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Revisiting the 1965 Watts Rebellion: A Journey Through Photographs

Revisiting the 1965 Watts Rebellion: A Journey Through Photographs

Fifty years ago this week, Watts exploded with violence. The scenario sounds uncomfortably familiar in today's environment of racially fueled police abuse and racial tension. What ...
20 Years Later, Thai Ex-Sweatshop Workers Reflect on Freedom From Slavery

20 Years Later, Thai Ex-Sweatshop Workers Reflect on Freedom From Slavery

Twenty years ago this month, a raid on an El Monte sweatshop holding 72 Thai laborers in captivity opened the public's eyes to how such severe labor exploitation can exist in the L ...
L.A. River Boat Race Returns for a Second Run

L.A. River Boat Race Returns for a Second Run

As the river becomes ever more a part of the Los Angeles city life, waterway-related events are also starting to become part of the city's much-awaited calendar. One of those vying ...
Donald Trump's Latino Problem: Oranges, Immigration, and Labor in Southern California

Donald Trump's Latino Problem: Oranges, Immigration, and Labor in Southern California

With the Republican primaries on the horizon and Donald Trump's comments about Mexican migrants ringing in Angeleno ears, looking back at this history provides a valuable tool for ...
Lanterman House: The Enduring Legacy and Forgotten Scandals of La Cañada's First Family

Lanterman House: The Enduring Legacy and Forgotten Scandals of La Cañada's First Family

This tight-knit family's story reads like a California soap opera -- chock full of intrigue and triumph, tragedy and mystery.
Mirrors, Moons, and More Light in LA

Mirrors, Moons, and More Light in LA

Artists, writers and lovers of L.A. find inspiration in the peculiarly deceptive qualities of L.A.'s natural light.
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