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: 2016-12-14T21:14:46-08:00
With their fanciful imaginings and their deliberate distortions, these six maps of California will challenge your preconceptions about the Golden State.
Post date: 2016-12-09T09:33:15-08:00
Snow once fell on the Los Angeles coastal plain roughly once per decade, but the city is now in the middle of a 54-year snow drought.
Post date: 2016-11-28T13:55:59-08:00
From candy-cane streetcars to Broadway twinkle lights, vintage photos reveal how Southern California once decorated its public spaces for the holidays.
Post date: 2016-11-23T12:59:57-08:00
Hollywood at the turn of the 20th century was a small country hamlet where lemon trees outnumbered people.
Post date: 2016-11-14T17:45:00-08:00
A hypothetical Interstate 1 would trace North America’s western margin, where the Pacific foams against a fractured landmass.
Post date: 2016-11-07T21:29:06-08:00
Neither candidate took much notice of Los Angeles during the 1852 presidential campaign – and why would they? The City of Angels was then a dusty adobe village of some 2,000 souls, a frontier outpost within a state worth only four electoral votes.