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Ricardo Flores Magón and the Anarchist Movement in Southern California

Ricardo Flores Magón and the Anarchist Movement in Southern California

As an anarchist-in-exile, one of the many stops during his stay in "El Norte" was none other than El Monte, California.
Tarzan on the Rio Hondo! When Hollywood Invaded the Whittier Narrows

Tarzan on the Rio Hondo! When Hollywood Invaded the Whittier Narrows

The emerging film industry and El Monte's Gay's Lion Farm shaped a bizarre period of exoticism surrounding the Whittier Narrows.
City of Achievement: The Making of the City of South El Monte, 1955-1976

City of Achievement: The Making of the City of South El Monte, 1955-1976

Residents of the area fought to found their city against the expectations of regional planners, and they worked tirelessly to bring the benefits of postwar metropolitan growth to t ...
Leaving a Lasting Mark: A Dog Park as a Shared Space

Leaving a Lasting Mark: A Dog Park as a Shared Space

Students investigate the opening of a dog park in El Monte and the added benefits it can provide the community.
Leaving a Lasting Mark: Restoring a Symbol of School Pride

Leaving a Lasting Mark: Restoring a Symbol of School Pride

Students look to bring a school mural back to life.
Leaving a Lasting Mark: Revitalizing Valley Boulevard with a Youth Perspective

Leaving a Lasting Mark: Revitalizing Valley Boulevard with a Youth Perspective

Students highlight the need to include youth in the planning and revitalization process of Valley Blvd. in El Monte.
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