Nathan Masters | KCET
Nathan Masters is host and executive producer of Lost L.A., an Emmy Award-winning public television series from KCET and the USC Libraries. The show explores how rare artifacts from Southern California's archives can unlock hidden and often-surprising stories from the region's past. Nathan’s writing has appeared in many publications, including Los Angeles Magazine and the Los Angeles Times. He also helps manage public programs and media initiatives at the USC Libraries, home to the L.A. as Subject research consortium.
Post date: 2016-04-01T10:22:29-07:00
Los Angeles officially became the territorial capital of Alta California in 1835.
Post date: 2016-03-25T17:35:15-07:00
Not everyone in Hollywood wanted the 101 freeway when construction began in 1947. One group even denounced it as "un-American."
Post date: 2016-03-11T16:17:50-08:00
Its throne may sit vacant today, but for roughly a century the Inland Empire paid fealty to a powerful emperor: the orange.
Post date: 2016-02-29T19:38:28-08:00
Hollywood was once known as "the pride of the Cahuenga Valley." So how did an entire valley vanish from L.A.'s cultural topography?
Post date: 2016-02-23T11:26:49-08:00
L.A. once reigned as the viticulture capital of California.
Post date: 2016-02-23T11:01:25-08:00
Before Scully, Koufax, or Lasorda, other legends emerged from L.A.'s Elysian Hills.