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The Avenues

The Avenues

In the 1980s disenfranchised youth of Highland Park, bereft of community resources and victims of education inequality, became increasingly susceptible to gang activity.
White Flight

White Flight

As early as the 1920s the predominantly white residents of Highland Park began looking to other areas of Los Angeles for housing. After World War II, this westward drift became a ...
Richland Farms

Richland Farms

When Griffith D. Compton donated his land to incorporate and create the city of Compton in 1889, he stipulated that a certain acreage be zoned for agricultural purposes only, and R ...
The Island Recalled

The Island Recalled

I asked my Uncle if it did not disturb him to see the river in its cement coffin? He said "It did not". But it will forever disturb me.
Charro Culture - Tomas Carlos And Father

Charro Culture - Tomas Carlos And Father

Tomas Carlos and his father describes the Charro lifestyle in Richland Farms, Compton.
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