There is a group of pilot-artists, largely unknown yet renowned for their fleet of adobe airplanes and their key role in the Chicano civil rights movement.
Rubén Martínez on the politics of hope in Los Angeles and Mexico City.
The villains change. So do the innocent. The story does not. Georgia Jeffries on Tiburcio Vasquez.
How famed author, editor, and lecturer Dr. S.I. “Don” Hayakawa became “the only folk hero to have emerged from American higher education.”
Karen Tei Yamashita’s I Hotel, in a genre all its own somewhere between historical fiction and creative nonfiction, is an inventive attempt to re-present such an era
In his thirty-two-year political career, Thomas Kuchel was a California Republican in the Hiram Johnson and Earl Warren mold
Chris Carlsson, one of the founders and original participants in Critical Mass, explains the deep roots of a movement.
A prescient message about the California constitution…from the 1911 New York Times
Michael Ziser examines the notions of visibility and invisibility, and California’s relationship to twentieth-century visual technologies.