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Murals at El Monte Station: Eloy Torrez

Murals at El Monte Station: Eloy Torrez

Artist Eloy Torrez invites viewers at the El Monte Bus Station to venture out of their ordinary daily life into unexpected territories as he also pushed himself to explore new aspe ...
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Murals at El Monte Station: Martin Durazo

Murals at El Monte Station: Martin Durazo

Sometimes it's the energetic feel of a place that characterizes it, rather than its physical landmarks. Artist Martin Durazo captures El Monte's vibrancy in his abstract public mur ...
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Community Connections: Meet Brenda A.

Community Connections: Meet Brenda A.

"I remember going to the park because my parents loved to breathe fresh air and smell of mother nature" -Brenda A.
Murals at El Monte Station: Phung Huynh

Murals at El Monte Station: Phung Huynh

Artist Phung Huynh's El Monte Bus Station mural tells of cross-cultural, Asian and Latino history and the importance of engaging local community with sensitivity and relevance.
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Memories of El Monte: Art Laboe's Charmed Life On Air

Memories of El Monte: Art Laboe's Charmed Life On Air

Laboe came to El Monte because regulations in the city of Los Angeles did not allow public dances for patrons under 18, who formed the core of Laboe's audience.
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.