Tag: History

A Boom Interview: Kevin Starr

Kevin Starr Editor’s note: Narrator of the desires that gave California rise and the experiences of countless Californians, Kevin Starr […]

California Dreams and Olympic Schemes at Rose Parades

Mark Dyreson The 128th Tournament of Roses Parade stepped-off on Monday morning, January 2, beneath overcast skies and temperatures in […]

Neither Here Nor There: Engaging Mexico City and Los Angeles

Dana Cuff Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris “Much of urban history research has sought to pair or categorize cities on the basis of […]

A Boom Interview: Mike Davis in conversation with Jennifer Wolch and Dana Cuff

Mike Davis Editor’s Note: Chronicler of the California dark side and LA’s underbelly, proclaiming a troubling, menacing reality beneath the […]

Outselling the Beatles in 1966: LA’s forgotten musical genius

Peter Cole As music critics release “best of 2016” lists, who can name the most popular musician in America fifty […]

What Are the Urban Humanities?

Anthony Cascardi Michael Dear The efforts in research and teaching that fly under the flag of the “urban humanities” represent […]

Let There Be a Firmament in the Midst of the Waters

Treasure Island, then, now, and again, by Brock Winstead.

Photograph by Craig Kohlruss.

Come See California’s Future

In beautiful Fresno, by Aris Janigian.

Radical Remodeling

What comes after the single-family home? by Wendy Gilmartin.