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 was once an industrial brown field. After much debate among real estate developers, community activists, and artists, the land is now available
William Deverell is the director of the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West.
County Director at UC Cooperative Extension, Rachel Surls is fascinated by the complexities and contradictions of Los Angeles' agricultural and planning history.
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.
Laws passed by city council often have little to do with the neighborhood they represent and many opinions differ over issues of privacy, parking, and homelessness.
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