Confluence | KCET
Confluence is KCET's home for stories on the Los Angeles River and the communities it runs through. From arts and culture to politics and the environment, Confluence spotlights key topics in the river's history and the issues that will shape its future. KCET uncovers often unheard voices to understand the role of the L.A. River in the lives of Angelenos.
Traditional livestock breeds were raised before industrial agriculture became a mainstream practice. Today, their endangerment could ultimately mean the loss of a resilient ecosystem that is deeply rooted in the conditions of the land.
There’s a growing entrepreneurial drive that’s galvanizing restaurateurs to open up shop in L.A. neighborhoods at risk or in the midst of gentrification. If they do it right, however, owners can help lessen the negative effects that come with that change.
The first Sambo’s Pancake House opened on June 17, 1957 in downtown Santa Barbara. However, no matter how hard they worked to foster a welcoming atmosphere, there was a large portion of the population who would never feel “at home” at the restaurant.