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.
No matter how they got there, western migrants in the rush that followed the whiff of gold at Sutter’s Mill often found their baggage lighter at the end of their long journey.
Paiute oral traditions and the Owens Valley Water Wars
A timeline from the “Trouble in Paradise: Music and Los Angeles 1945–75” exhibit at The Grammy Museum
Is it a ghost town when haunting and beautiful stone buildings sit between two of the busiest freeways in California?
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.