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Property Rights

Property Rights

Thanks to the lingering aftereffects of the New Deal and the post-WWII boom, development in Los Angeles was in full swing in the 1960s. A tidal wave of development would begin to r ...
Politicians On Video - Part I

Politicians On Video - Part I

Departures has sought out and collected oral histories from nine prominent current and former Southern California elected officials. This week Land of Sunshine takes a tour of the ...
The Los Angeles State Historic Park

The Los Angeles State Historic Park

The Los Angeles State Historic Park was once an industrial brown field. After much debate among real estate developers, community activists, and artists, the land is now available ...
William Deverell - Director, Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West

William Deverell - Director, Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West

William Deverell is the director of the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West.
Rachel Surls - County Director at UC Cooperative Extension

Rachel Surls - County Director at UC Cooperative Extension

County Director at UC Cooperative Extension, Rachel Surls is fascinated by the complexities and contradictions of Los Angeles' agricultural and planning history.
Lloyd Wilkins - Home Owner and Former School Teacher

Lloyd Wilkins - Home Owner and Former School Teacher

Lloyd Wilkins has been a property owner in Richland Farms since the 1960's, he owns two merged lots including rental homes and stables where he raises Tennessee Walking Horses.