Five Quarters of the Orange: A Sense of Place in the Inland Empire

Author Susan Straight was born in Riverside, California and still lives in Riverside. For her, residents’ citrus trees and commeraderie are the ties that bound people in Los Angeles Metropolitan Area’s massive interior, and they’re what can sustain them through future hard times.

Source: KCET
Published: Sep 7, 2011
Length: 5 minutes (1,491 words)

We Shall Never Know

On money, murder and the enduring mystery of Beverly Hills’ Greystone Mansion. The estate was once home LA’s richest oil tycoon, and is now one of the city’s most-used movie locations.

Source: KCET
Published: Jul 25, 2014
Length: 15 minutes (3,870 words)