Less than a month after California’s hotly contested midterm election in November 2010, the Sacramento Bee reported that local Tea Party activists had begun gathering signatures for a ballot measure modeled after Arizona’s notorious SB 1070
California has a wilder, more diverse movie heritage than we’d know from Hollywood blockbusters or even from the dustier aisles of video stores.
In his thirty-two-year political career, Thomas Kuchel was a California Republican in the Hiram Johnson and Earl Warren mold
This is the state we’re in—the California that people love to jeer in a perennial way, the one they used to say would be “the first failed state!”…
Jim Hinch relates the story of two LA artists, their surface likenesses, and the story told by their differences.
Chris Carlsson, one of the founders and original participants in Critical Mass, explains the deep roots of a movement.
Miroslava Chávez-García sits down with Yolanda Cruz to talk about filmmaking, her indigenous origins as a Chatino (one of sixteen indigenous groups in Oaxaca, Mexico), and her views of indigenous peoples.
With words and stark photos, Matt Black tells the story of the region recently named the poorest congressional district in the nation.
Regine Basha discusses cultural clashes and modernism, set to a soundtrack of Middle Eastern folk music.
A prescient message about the California constitution…from the 1911 New York Times