D. J. Waldie | KCET
D. J. Waldie
D. J. Waldie is the author of "Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir" and "Where We Are Now: Notes from Los Angeles," among other books about the social history of Southern California. He is a contributing editor for the Los Angeles Times.
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Until the Daughters arrived in 1856, L.A. offered few social services for the sick, poor, and orphaned.
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Reflecting on the canyon wonderland's millennia-long history reveals something more complicated and darker.
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Audiences thronged the rustic camps of the Southern California Chautauqua Assembly each summer. They came to be educated, entertained, and uplifted.
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It's one of the few survivors of California's days as the terminal part of the Old West.
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The Pike was one of Southern California's largest playgrounds by the sea.
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California historian and former state librarian Kevin Starr died at 76 on Saturday. D. J. Waldie reflects on his legacy.