Category: Articles

Art in the Land

Alex Schmidt takes a tour of the Jackrabbit Homestead, and attempts to find meaning in a place said to have none. Photographs by Kim Stringfellow

KWXY, AM 1340, Cathedral City

Josh Kun takes us on a drive through the desert and learns how music allows the past to outlive itself. With photographs by Jeff Conlin.

Tahoe Blue

Scott Herring explores both sides of the conversation between environment and humanity that is Tahoe.

Foreclosures

Susan Straight examines the economic hardships and losses endured by friends and neighbors. With photographs by Lucy Puls.

Silicon Valleys

Margaret O’Mara explores the history, ecosystem, and urban model of the Silicon Valley, for years a source of inspiration for the world.

Concrete in Paradise

Rebecca Solnit reflects on abandoned military bunkers (photographed by Alex Fradkin) and the reminder that war is always near.

Listening to Art Laboe

Susan Straight reflects on the iconic voice of Art Laboe and the shared experience of growing up listening to the radio.

Undocumented and Unafraid: Tam Tran and Cinthya Felix

Two activists and colleagues remember Cinthya Felix and Tam Tran, renowned leaders in the immigrant-rights movement.

Religion by Lottery

Wade Clark Roof discusses the concept of an amicable religious pluralism, as on display in the community of Mission Viejo.

California Sueños

In 1967 Los Tijuana Five, a band best known for their Beatles mop-tops and live
Revolución Avenue recreations of the entire Rubber Soul album, took on the California
dream.