A journalist, adventurer, Indian rights activist, presidential advisor, and amateur anthropologist, Charles Fletcher Lummis cuts a unique figure among those who populate the ranks of larger-than-life Angelenos.
It's as true about archivists and archives as it is about activists--their influence often exceeds their fame. Southern California activists have profoundly shaped regional--and national--history through their advocacy.
On January 3, Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr. was sworn in as California's 39th governor, returning to the office he left 28 years ago. The archives of Southern California's cultural institutions and private collectors, many of whom are members...
Sal is a detective in the homicide division of South Los Angeles, one of the most infamous urban areas in the United States, where about 40% of the homicide activity in the city takes place -- despite the numbers being at a record low.
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