I explored San Diego's Little Italy and found neither to resemble Los Angeles's historic enclave nor the Little Italy of my uninformed imagination.
The Civil War-era structure was built by a man known as "the father of the Los Angeles harbor" and the "transportation king."
A look at the history of the Pacific Electric Red Cars and its ability to ferry working class and communities of color to their jobs and cheap amusements provides a useful primer f
Founded by a fun-loving British musician, The Cat & Fiddle has been considered a second home to rich rockers, poor hipsters, intellectuals, artists, preps, and jocks alike.
After its first burial in 1906, the park quickly became the chosen resting spot for many of Southern California's early aristocracy.
The ruins of the once world famous public gardens of Adolphus and Lilly Busch, of "Budweiser" beer fame, are scattered around Pasadena along the Arroyo Seco.