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Pictures at a Revolution: Images of a Post-War Suburb

Pictures at a Revolution: Images of a Post-War Suburb

Photographs from more than 60 years ago have their quota of nostalgia. But they also record the making of a place that satisfied a longing for home.
A Trip Around El Monte and South El Monte to See its Past, Present, and Future

A Trip Around El Monte and South El Monte to See its Past, Present, and Future

The trip was an opportunity to see the great work being done and identify what is still needed in the community.
Big Tujunga Development Raises Concerns for Residents

Big Tujunga Development Raises Concerns for Residents

A large housing development in Sunland-Tujunga, near the only major undeveloped tributary of the Los Angeles River, is a cause of concern for nearby residents.
Bell at Gage

Bell at Gage

How do you play the L.A. River in Bell at Gage?
In Search of Buried Histories in El Monte and South El Monte

In Search of Buried Histories in El Monte and South El Monte

Armed with a desire to insert the voices of Mexican migrant families into the official narrative, we set out to construct an archive for and with the communities of South El Monte ...
Garvey Avenue from Alhambra to El Monte

Garvey Avenue from Alhambra to El Monte

This week L.A. Letters examines the vibrant landscape along Garvey Avenue from Alhambra to El Monte, passing through Monterey Park, Rosemead and South El Monte.
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