Mike Sonksen | KCET
Equally a scholar and performer, Mike Sonksen, also known as Mike the Poet, is a 3rd-generation L.A. native acclaimed for published essays, poetry performances and mentoring teen writers. Mike teaches at Woodbury University.
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This week L.A. Letters spotlights a new book and its two authors who take great pride in showing readers how to deeply explore the city -- without ever stepping into a car.
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This week L.A. Letters spotlights the history of Florence-Firestone and a cadre of its local residents and stakeholders who are working tirelessly to improve the community that they love so much.
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The changes that occurred in Downey during the 1980s and 1990s mirror the wider regional changes that occurred across not only Los Angeles, but all of California and the nation.
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This week L.A. Letters spotlights Downey's past from the agriculture of the 19th Century, through the war years and the rise of the aerospace industry, and the development of the Apollo Space program there in the late 20th Century.
Post date: 2015-06-12T08:00:18-07:00
This week L.A. Letters spotlights Herrera, looking back on his long career and celebrating his remarkable legacy.
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This week L.A. Letters highlights several books that examine the role mapping plays in place-making and regional identity, including the new book "LAtitudes" by Heyday Press that uses maps to explore the past, present, and future of Los Angeles.