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  • ... Herman Sillas' paintings are pictorial memoirs of a witness to social change in 1960s Chicano Los Angeles. ... position in the city radically changed in August of 1965. For seven days, hundreds filled the streets and looted and burned the ... asked. He did not know. "My mother wears chanclas on her feet ," he announced. To end the discussion his teacher stated, "There is no ...
  • ... Dick, Herman Melville's white whale, floats against a sea of red letters in this illustration from "Moby-Dick in Pictures: One ... with the Great American Novel." "It's such a wild and wonderful and wooly book ... full of humor, of wisdom, of creativity that ...
  • ... On Monday, I weeded around the yellow irises, just a few feet from her, and then I heard that Judge John Gabbert had died at his ... the coffeehouse proprietors and nail salon owners and my wonderful students and colleagues at UCR and RCC, who gave me so many ...
  • Time travel may not be physically possible, but a visit to the ancient metropolis and Italian capital of Rome might just be the ... Hill This is one of Rome's seven hills and has long been home to the city's government. It's also home to the Capitoline Museums, ...
  • ... armed National Guard patrolman leans against a street sign, smoking a cigarette and standing in rubble following the Watts ... whole store was lined with National Guard armed, every 10 feet was a soldier, and you just walked between them to go into the store."14 ...
  • KCET's chief programmer, Bohdan Zachary, launches a new blog about the station, and the power of television and new media to ... for me (and my family who sat on the couch a few feet from where I was, almost nose-up to the TV console.) That is my first ...
  • ... Here is your handy, dandy guide. This week Huell enjoys a meal to "Polk"-about, pays a visit to Salvation Mountain and his old friend ... Buck Owen's Crystal Palace, and washes windows - 1000 feet in the air. ( For more information on these and other episodes - as ...
  • An L.A. cabinet of wonders [scald=23110:kl_image_original_context]A wooden ... board are wounded snapshots, each picture pleading for solace or some grace to endure. Lying in a glass case in the right bay is ... and look down at the compass rose set in the sidewalk that shows , against the evidence of your eyes, that the streets of downtown still ...
  • ... city problem—one that could put homeowners on the hook for thousands of dollars. Did you know that almost half of the sidewalks ... BUCKLING, AND BULGING CONCRETE ALMOST GUARANTEED TO TURN A SIMPLE WALK… INTO A MAJOR HIKE. THE CITY ESTIMATES ABOUT 4600 MILES OF ... hurt or put in a sidewalk like this in front of their home and see how fast it gets fixed."   ...
  • ... have lost the use of their legs, walking again can only be a dream. But for some, a futuristic new technology is beginning to change ... people like Herrera out of the chair and onto their feet if only for a few hours at a time can help alleviate these ...

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