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Re-Reading L.A.: 'Señor Plummer' from 1942

Re-Reading L.A.: 'Señor Plummer' from 1942

Nearly everything about "Señor Plummer" and the way its author presents Eugene Plummer is meant to evoke a false nostalgia for a past hardly any Anglo reader in 1942 could remember ...
Bittersweet Fruit: El Monte's Berry Strike of 1933

Bittersweet Fruit: El Monte's Berry Strike of 1933

It is difficult to characterize the El Monte Berry Strike as a tangible victory for the Mexican and working class communities; yet it served to awaken the class consciousness of a ...
Songs and Restoration at This Year's L.A. River CleanUp

Songs and Restoration at This Year's L.A. River CleanUp

It's that time of the year once again. Friends of the L.A. River is hosting the 26th annual Great L.A. River CleanUp on three Saturdays in April, at three different earth-bottom se ...
Sepulveda Basin

Sepulveda Basin

How do you play the L.A. River at Sepulveda Basin?
Bringing Attention to Gentrification in Highland Park

Bringing Attention to Gentrification in Highland Park

A panel discussion raised concerns about the changing neighborhood and how we can address racial conflicts and displacement dilemmas arising from the gentrification process.
Community Interview: Pete Ceniceros

Community Interview: Pete Ceniceros

The garden must be maintained properly so that, in its beauty and emphasis on environmental stewardship, truly commemorates Mr. Salcedo's lasting legacy and ultimately becomes an i ...
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