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  • ... "far-flung correspondent" Christopher Rand came to Los Angeles in 1964, he based himself in Sawtelle , the quiet "satellite ... In 1965, the New Yorker published a series of articles on Los Angeles by "far-flung correspondent" ...
  • ... Movies Are Made" once, indeed, had the bulk of the Los Angeles film production industry. More importantly, to my mind, it ... City, which — the name doesn't lie — actually counts as a city on its own. People seem, generally, to know that it enjoys this status ...
  • ... restaurant critics to Yelpers, Ethiopian cuisine has its Los Angeles center on a single block of Fairfax Avenue. We can easily visit Little Ethiopia for a ...
  • The place to stock up on canned green tea, buy a genuine futon, burn an hour at the arcade, eat a heaping plateful of Hayashi ... Little Tokyo sold me on Los Angeles . My northern Californian childhood introduced the delights of San ...
  • ... more than do the other coastal neighborhoods. But after a glimpse into the sociology of the place, should we see a veritable culture ... by Colin Marshall. More stories and history at DEPARTURES : VENICE More Los Angeles Primer : ...
  • ... reputation and vivid history of racial strife. Has it become a more recognizable place on its own terms today? ... Charles Burnett's detail-rich, Watts-set 1977 piece of Los Angeles neorealism "Killer of Sheep." The first time I watched the movie, I ...
  • ... in the former tourist trap of Chinatown has become, eating a curry beef pie amid the neighborhood's Hello Kitty-filled underground malls ... writes Umberto Eco, who, despite not necessarily having Los Angeles in mind, nevertheless sets up a pillar of the mental ...
  • ... forty and fifty years old remember Westwood not just as a place, but as the place. People agree that the neighborhood just south of ... its very name conjures up images, real and imagined, of Los Angeles' strange, fearful 1990s? ...
  • ... world-famous by the near-secret, all joined under the name Los Feliz. Apart from the real challenge of describing it, how even to ... Lovell Health House. They will, most likely, do it with a copy of David Gebhard and Robert Winter's "An Architectural Guide to Los ...
  • ... and optimism, Los Angeles' airport provides a tempting symbol for the city itself. But why only now has it felt the need to ... Photos by Colin Marshall. This concludes KCET Departures' year of essays excerpted from the upcoming book "A Los ...

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