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  • ... was a hot and sunny June afternoon when I first set foot in Lincoln Heights. I've passed through the neighborhood before -- it's a ... community practically hidden from sight. Continuing with the NELA community survey , I started at North Broadway and made my ...
  • ... city, familiar dystopian and utopian images crowd into the conversation . When we talk about Los Angeles , should we be ... more than a hundred years ago. As William A. McClung notes in "Landscapes of Desire: Anglo Mythologies of Los Angeles ," ...
  • In anticipation of their upcoming performance at Avenue 50 Studios for the La ... this Saturday, May 26th as part of the La Palabra Series with Avenue Studio 50. We had a chance to talk to Adolfo about the ... General Augusto Pinochet Ugarte. He arrived in the Mid- West then moved to San Diego, so all of those things are very present in ...
  • To many Veterans, a little trailer barber shop in West L.A. is something akin to an island oasis. ... can afford. From time to time, Dreamer might be paid with a few rumpled bills found in a jacket pocket or with the gift of ...
  • ... the 1970s. She and her husband Rey began getting involved in community efforts when they realized that city officials were not living ... interview Ceci and I engaged in an almost two hour conversation . The transcription process was difficult for much of what Ceci ...
  • The tiny municipality seems to punch above its weight in most of the important modern rankings: food, no doubt; culture, in ... [scald=74257:kl_image_original_context] West Hollywood came into official being on November 29, 1984, 25 days after I ...
  • ... "It gives a lot of information but there's no consequence in information. We need consequence. We need feedback. We need to know what ... the Santa Monica Pier. It was the the first exhibition of west coast expressionism. Paul and his late wife, ceramic and jewelry artist ...
  • ... compete with the full spectrum of riotous color in the artist's workshop. Racks are filled with multi-hued ceramics, and ... smallest leftover of memories, from the East or from the West , that may have landed on the California shore." To sit own and ...
  • ... bounces along from 1884 and Helen Hunt Jackson's laments in Ramona . . . to 1910 and the shouts of hucksters who sold the city ... and the arch putdowns of Robert Benchley and Nathanael West . . . to the 1940s and 1950s and the bleakness of film noir . . . to ...
  • Los Angeles is the most beautiful city in the world, if only at night and from a distance. This observation resonates with many Angelenos, and when they quote it, they often refer to the city as ...

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