This week L.A. Letters highlights this important book and adds a few more names to the 26 movers and shakers featured in its pages.
The people of Los Angeles now have the opportunity to work with state and local government to restore the lost beauty of the River.
Some of L.A.'s most important history lay in the periphery, in towns like El Monte and South El Monte. But how do we excavate and broadcast its important history?
Students photograph the community's reaction to the Zimmerman verdict and explore how historically Leimert Park has offered a space for activists and artist to express themselves.
The proposed expansion would go a long way to ensure access to green space and better health for park poor, income poor communities.
Artists have played a large role in developing community identity and establishing a sense of place in communities with lower incomes and fewer resources.