Watch a short featurette called “Stories From Los Angeles” featuring parts from two of our favorite interviews; Los Angeles historian, George Sanchez, and a delightful Los Angeles resident, Jack Sanchez (no relation).
It is easy to become another hyperbole-wielding booster for Southern California on those exquisite days in mid-winter when the temperature turns summer-like and balmy, the sky is crystalline, the views go on forever, and flower blossoms perfume the air. January 15th was such a day: It was paradise in a former citrus-growing corner of the […]
On this Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday, it is important to remember that Los Angeles played a significant role in the saga of the African American struggle for civil rights. Los Angeles became a haven for African American families looking for refuge from the ugliness and terror aimed at them in the post-Civil War […]
The treaty of surrender by California’s Mexican troops to conquering Americans in January, 1847 set into motion
transformations in California and Los Angeles that continue today.