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  • ... are getting a crash course in the business of big-time sports , but there will be a cost to all this education. Euphoria over the ... and social history," writes about Los Angeles on KCET's SoCal Focus and 1st and Spring blogs. ...
  • SoCal Focus is a blog about the people, places, and issues in and around Southern ...
  • On May 18, 1969, downtown L.A.'s Angels Flight Railway was dismantled as part of the city's Bunker Hill Redevelopment project.
  • In September 1968, the 40-story Union Bank Building opened as Los Angeles' first modern skyscraper, the first part of downtown L.A.'s growing skyline.
  • We visit the May Sumo Tournament, with a focus on Kisenosato, aiming to become the first new Japanese Yokozuna in 18 ...
  • ... a fascinating look at the history of blacks and the very SoCal pastime of surfing. I know the stakes don't sound very high -- equal ... examines is the history of black exclusion from all water sports , surfing being one of many. For much of the twentieth century the ... community, appear every Thursday on KCET's SoCal Focus blog. Read all her posts here. ...
  • ... but for the Federal Aviation Administration, the focus is on safety. [scald=26729:kl_image_original_context ... a success. With thousands of international tourists and sports fans descending on the city, the freeways and transit system remained ... paths. But for the Federal Aviation Administration, the focus is on safety, not noise. "The FAA does not regulate aircraft noise," ...
  • Long before Sandy Koufax threw Dodger Stadium's first pitch, and even before the first residents moved into Chavez Ravine, there were the Elysian Hills. Raised up by tectonic forces, and carved into deep ravines by the ancient precursor of the Los Angeles River, these hills have meant many things to many people. They were a refuge from floods for the region's native Tongva Indians, and then a...

  • ... through online video. Please enjoy our second episode of SoCal Wanderer, featuring Jacob Soboroff! Step onto a beach in California and ... decades ago, only to be taken over by surfing.With the SoCal Wanderer video series, I hope to share with you activities that are ...

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