Though the Gold Rush ended over a century ago, thousands of abandoned mine sites and mine sediments, which were never properly reclaimed, have continued to leech mercury into California's environment and will continue to do so for the next 10,000 years.
Los Angeles and its surrounding cities are chock full of secrets to uncover and histories that unfold before your very eyes — if you know where to look. Here are 61 free self-guided tours you can take on your own terms.
It’s not a Hollywood Bowl concert without food. Here’s a guide to eating and drinking your way through the bounty of Mexican food in Southern California to complement the first episode of “In Concert at the Hollywood Bowl.”
In such a controversial campaign as Proposition 187, art and politics inenvitably mix. During the 1990s a number of politicians (established and aspiring) helped shape the campaign, as artists on the ground informed the public and inspired them to act.
During the ‘90s, Chicanx youth were coming of age in world that increasingly criminalized Black and Brown youth and marginalized communities of color. Prop 187 would become one of the catalysts for a newfound activism.