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.
Post date: 2015-09-17T07:20:17-07:00
Revitalizing the Los Angeles River could redefine what nature means to the city. But contending definitions of nature, re-greening, utility, and even the river must be reconciled first.
Post date: 2015-08-11T20:07:24-07:00
There aren't many places in LA as layered as the Descanso Gardens in La CaÃ±ada-Flintridge: pre-colonial oak forest, colonial period rancho, formal garden, commercial nursery, and home to one of LA's most controversial figures.
Post date: 2015-08-05T04:48:44-07:00
Artists, writers and lovers of L.A. find inspiration in the peculiarly deceptive qualities of L.A.'s natural light.
Post date: 2015-07-29T04:30:21-07:00
We haven't yet learned to speak the language of the Los Angeles that is coming.
Post date: 2015-07-22T03:00:14-07:00
Transit dependency, like other dependencies, is a relationship of power. Dependency forms - or deforms - both user and provider. Metro is planning to change that relationship for dependent riders of its buses.
Post date: 2015-07-15T03:00:58-07:00
TV really wasn't essential, that is until the evening of April 8, 1949. What viewers saw the following day changed what watching meant.