Michael Ziser examines the notions of visibility and invisibility, and California’s relationship to twentieth-century visual technologies.
Louis and Spring Warren sit down with poet Gary Snyder to talk about how he became a Californian and what the future holds for West Coast poetry.
Susan Straight discusses the iconic Proud Bird restaurant, and tells a story of family and belonging. (Proud Bird X-1 image courtesy of Telstar Logistics)
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
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.
Michael Ziser discusses environmental ethics and a new vision of public land, in the context of three books on the topic.
Lynell George discusses how Kevin McCollister’s photos of East LA reveal the conundrum that LA is both destination and dream.
Scott Herring explores both sides of the conversation between environment and humanity that is Tahoe.
Susan Straight examines the economic hardships and losses endured by friends and neighbors. With photographs by Lucy Puls.
Margaret O’Mara explores the history, ecosystem, and urban model of the Silicon Valley, for years a source of inspiration for the world.