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  • ... began the year by launching the L.A. River installment. From the Sepulveda Basin all the way to Long Beach, we ... brought the launch of the successful Power of Place map contest , resulting in over 25 hand-drawn maps submitted by our readers. The ... {"additionalClasses":""}] Departures at Chinatown Summer Nights, by klxadm We celebrated Summer ...
  • Happening upon the Little Jewel is a transporting blast of New Orleans, smack in the middle of old Los Angeles. ... as you go. The city is full of pockets of places that were once this and are now that. Even still, "Everyone thought I was crazy to do ...
  • ... and impatience are not without their merits. How both saved a flat of plums and pluots. ... laziness and impatience are not without their merits. In a past life, I found myself with a flat and a half of the Central Valley's ... house. At the time, I was working two jobs and stage-ing ( restaurant -speak for working for free) in a pastry kitchen. On the illusive ...
  • ... City, located across the street from Union Station, was a faux Chinese village conceived by the woman who had turned Olvera Street into ... dishes and several curries (the panang is worth the extra $1). It's all served on an orange cafeteria tray within smelling distance of the ...
  • Departures Participate Education Neighborhoods are where people come to live ...
  • Celebrate National Poetry Month with KCET Departures as we highlight a poem a day from the Departures installments, ... Los Angeles's unofficial poet laureate Wanda Coleman once said of her city:...to love this turf is love hard and unrequited. Is to ... Adolfo Guzman-Lopez - 1 de Mayo del 2010 and The Treaty[scald=25687:kl_image_original_context] ...
  • Los Angeles can claim a unique place in the culinary world in which a sense of deep social history ... a look at how food played an important role in shaping Chinatown . For many, Chinatown is not much more than a place to eat dim ... smell of Hoisin sauce and the sight of hanging roast ducks (once banned in America) is the area's deep social history ingrained in the ...
  • ... StoriesPunk Rock in Chinatown There was once a full blown Punk Rock scene in Chinatown ...
  • Departures : Chinatown Student Producers share the story of how their ... community work at the Chinatown Service Center. This is a vibrant community to these students and they share a strong connection to it ... through their eyes. I was surprised, however, to see that once the conversation shifted to Chinatown's past, my students' faces ...
  • <p>A Chinese-themed Disneyland before Disneyland existed, China City was, ... near Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles lies what was once known as China City. Created by socialite and entrepreneur Christine ... in "traditional" costume by day, and at night returned to Chinatown proper just a few blocks away to change into normal streetwear. ...

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