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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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.
Post date: 2015-06-22T08:30:19-07:00
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.
Post date: 2015-05-29T09:00:38-07:00
This week L.A. Letters highlights a few groups and individuals that are doing phenomenal work to make South L.A. rise.
Post date: 2015-05-22T10:00:13-07:00
In the landscape of Los Angeles suburbs, Montebello is among the most historic. The city's population is especially known for its Chicano, Armenian, and Japanese communities. This week L.A. Letters celebrates the past, present and future of Montebello.