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Riding the Big Red Car: Work, Leisure, and Community in Multiethnic L.A.

Riding the Big Red Car: Work, Leisure, and Community in Multiethnic L.A.

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 ...
Murals at El Monte Station: Eloy Torrez

Murals at El Monte Station: Eloy Torrez

Artist Eloy Torrez invites viewers at the El Monte Bus Station to venture out of their ordinary daily life into unexpected territories as he also pushed himself to explore new aspe ...
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Murals at El Monte Station: Martin Durazo

Murals at El Monte Station: Martin Durazo

Sometimes it's the energetic feel of a place that characterizes it, rather than its physical landmarks. Artist Martin Durazo captures El Monte's vibrancy in his abstract public mur ...
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Murals at El Monte Station: Phung Huynh

Murals at El Monte Station: Phung Huynh

Artist Phung Huynh's El Monte Bus Station mural tells of cross-cultural, Asian and Latino history and the importance of engaging local community with sensitivity and relevance.
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Murals at El Monte Station: Vincent Ramos

Murals at El Monte Station: Vincent Ramos

Artist Vincent Ramos narrates the legacy of El Monte Legion Stadium in a four-panel mural at the El Monte Bus Station. With bold graphic qualities of a concert poster, and the inti ...
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Arts District Fights to Keep Metro Maintainance Yard Out

Arts District Fights to Keep Metro Maintainance Yard Out

The neighborhood just recently found out that Metro is planning to build a maintenance facility for the heart of the Arts District.
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