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On Location: North Long Beach

On Location: North Long Beach

This week L.A. Letters focuses on an underappreciated but equally fascinating section of the city: North Long Beach.
Imagining a Network of Native Plant Nurseries for the L.A. River

Imagining a Network of Native Plant Nurseries for the L.A. River

A collaborative of federal and state agencies, non-profits, and private firms have come together to solve the Los Angeles Rivers' native plant supply problem.
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 ...
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