Praxedis Gilberto Guerrero died one hundred years ago on the morning of December 30, 1910. He died a hero for the cause of revolution in his deeply troubled homeland, Mexico. Mexico was collapsing under the oppressive weight of decades of the dictatorship of Porfirio Díaz and the oligarchs who benefited immensely and disproportionally from his […]
Dr. J. P. Widney on the people of Los Angeles: “…whether they will or no, their future is one and together, and I think ne
A visit to the enchanting Las Tunas Adobe in San Gabriel, California, just 12 miles from the Plaza of Los Angeles, underscores how important San Gabriel is to the history of Los Angeles. It was from within yards of this adobe house (its first rooms built for Spanish priests in 1776 and 1810 by Native […]
Rosa Lemus Carlos grew up at Simons Brick Company Yard No. 3 in Montebello, California, her father a decades-long employee there.