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: 2016-02-23T10:20:58-08:00
A 1985 methane explosion turned L.A.'s Fairfax district into a hellish landscape.
Post date: 2016-01-12T03:15:00-08:00
Our city--often associated with brown skies, high-speed pavement, and its concrete river--still maintains an intimate relationship with nature.
Post date: 2016-01-04T08:00:00-08:00
L.A. and its surrounding valleys sit upon thousands of feet of thick sediment deposited by eons of floodwaters.
Post date: 2015-12-21T06:30:00-08:00
Surveyors once named L.A. boulevards after American presidents and governors of the Mexican California.
Post date: 2015-11-18T05:45:00-08:00
In the late 1850s, saloons imported the town's first commercially available ice, which rarely occurs naturally in Los Angeles.
Post date: 2015-11-10T03:30:00-08:00
How did Southern Californians come to treat their highway route numbers as if they were proper names?