Why we can’t agree on William Mulholland.
The starter called, “Come to your marks!” and I knelt at the blocks for the finals of the Class C seventy-five-yard dash at the 1952 Kern Relays.
The 1992 Los Angeles riots had roots not in Rodney King but in a killing that brought three very different women to a violent intersection a year earlier.
Before there was Boom or Sunset, there was the Overland Monthly. Its editors hoped it would help transform California’s social landscape.
Game-changing proposals that could have transformed Los Angeles, but were never built.
“Hangmans trees” force us to think about California’s violent history of uprooting.
A new history of surfing captures the paradoxes and contradictions of this iconic California sport and points a longboard toward the future.
A new book by historian Matthew Booker demonstrates the law of unintended consequences in our own backwaters and backyards.
The Santa Monica Mountains are one mass of rock, thrust up and eroded above ground, deeply rooted, impervious below.
We asked readers to help us solve an aquatic conundrum for a forthcoming issue and they delivered.