Desert Road

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  • ... beauty in abandoned places. Camera in hand, she seeks out forgotten farmhouses, deserted churches and vacant motels, peering past ... 1 at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art. It's one of two shows being presented this spring in conjunction with the Central Coast ...
  • ... appear where we would expect one: Hollywood, destined for stardom, and Colegrove, destined for obscurity. What happened to ... {"additionalClasses":""}]An 1898 map of Los Angeles County shows Hollywood and Colegrove side by side. Courtesy of the Library of ...
  • Although nostalgia abounds for Angels Flight and the Great Incline up Echo Mountain, these classic ... of the Mount Lowe Scenic Railway ascended the mountains north of Pasadena, reaching grades as steep as 62 degrees on its way to the ... funicular operated for 39 years, but World War II spelled its doom. Low ridership depressed profits, and the railway ...
  • This week L.A. Letters focuses on a few forgotten early Asian American pioneering poets that paved the way. ... early Asian American pioneering poets that paved the way for the stellar contemporary writers mentioned previously in this column, ... calling as poet and activist. His first book, "Before the War ," was published in 1971 and was one of the first books by an Asian ...
  • ... struggles immigrants have and continue to face in America . [scald=85860:kl_image_original_context ... does it mean to you?PG: "At The Wall" is an opportunity for Karla and me to be a voice for all of those who have recently been bashed in the media by certain ...
  • ... to Chinatown rarely followed a direct path? It's true. For many Chinese, the first stop on their journey was not America at all, ... Cambodia, would become violent focal points in the Cold War . Like many Laotians, Vietnamese and Cambodians, Cantonese who had ...
  • ... argues the press should show more of the horrors of war . We offer a survey of the centuries-long controversy surrounding war ... columnist James Rainey takes American journalism to task for consistently refusing to publish or air images of dead or wounded US ...
  • ... residents away from the its declining shopping district on North Figeuroa Street. [scald=73022:kl_image_original_context] The rise ... to hold on to what they had, with no desire or vision for improvement. However, many never lost sight of the potential and the ...
  • ... end of the Great Depression just before the start of World War Two. The project has undergone many ups and downs over the years, but it ... He says that the Samoan and Tongan population are his " forgotten people." He says this because though they have a significant ...
  • ... executed book is an invaluable source of little known or forgotten but very necessary L.A. history. ... 442nd Battalion, Inouye returned to Los Angeles after the war and begin working as a realtor. The authors write, "propelled by his ... political pamphlets and other memorabilia related to struggle in Los Angeles. Located in the same building since 1969, the ...

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