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"A People’s Guide to Orange County" is an alternative tour guide that documents sites of oppression, resistance, struggle and transformation in Orange County, California. This month, Elaine Lewinnek, Thuy Vo Dang and Gustavo Arellano, uncover the contradictory legacies of the Cold War on Orange County.
Every bread and bread maker has a multilayered story to tell that is intertwined with culture, history and community. The delicious complexity of bread made by people in L.A. comes from the fact that this city’s greatest asset is its diversity. "Kneaded: L.A. Bread Stories" is a yearlong project of the Natural History Museum's Being Los Angeles Initiative. It highlights L.A.’s history of bread making and celebrates some of the innovative, trailblazing, and resilient bread makers who call L.A. home and elevate bread into cultural objects.
Despite being decommissioned from the U.S. Highway System in 1985, Route 66 still tugs on our imagination as a symbol of escape and a reminder of the lively roadside towns that once lined the route's 2,448 mile stretch. Explore quirky pit stops and discover untold histories from ancient Native American trade routes to the legacies of women who overcame gender discrimination and segregation to build fulfilling lives on the "mother road."