El Monte has produced numerous writers, including Benita Morgan Bishop who documents 1970s El Monte through the wide-eyed perspective of her young narrator.
History in L.A. may lie deep -- 20 miles and millions of years -- but not quietly.
A documentary detailing the tragic case of 17-year-old Jordan Davis is made even more powerful by the post-screening presence of his father, Ron Davis.
The neighborhood's desire to maintain the status quo may inadvertently result in limiting the housing supply, which would then drive prices up even more.
This week L.A. Letters spotlights the history of Florence-Firestone and a cadre of its local residents and stakeholders who are working tirelessly to improve the community that the
Whittier Narrows Parks is an oasis in the heart of Greater Los Angeles with a complex history tied to California's water sources and politics and community displacement.