On a flat circular board in front of me, the goings on of Ocean Avenue played out like a scene from a fuzzy home video shot in the 1980s.
Highland Park and Eagle Rock, are among the leading edges of the gentrification frontier in contemporary Los Angeles. This article situates NELA gentrification in comparative and h
The history of Yamashiro, a fanciful mish-mash of Japanese, Chinese, and other Asian architectural elements built by two German Jewish brothers, is as odd as its atmosphere.
This week L.A. Letters shares some of the observations, insights, and research generated by our students from the "L.A. Stories" class at Woodbury University.
What started as a small, all-American agricultural and industrial town has become a cosmopolitan and diverse city that is both international and local simultaneously.
Powerful L.A. men descended on Orange County in a race to develop the coast as the "American Riviera" -- but even their wealth couldn't protect them from failure.