“Why struggle to stay?” In an essay at Protean, Lupita Limón Corrales weaves her reflections about pandemic life, new ways of living, and leaving California, especially through the lens of the remote work revolution. Writing about the first year of the pandemic — and the collective show of solidarity during 2020’s summer of racial reckoning, […]
Growing up in Los Angeles as a Latino child interested in science, Miguel Ordeñana didn’t really have any role models to look up to. Now, as a wildlife biologist, his research on P-22, the famous mountain lion of Griffith Park, is important and inspiring. Ordeñana is an advocate for landscape connectivity and a more inclusive […]
In a piece at Failed Architecture, Sasha Plotnikova reports on the tiny shed villages in Los Angeles that are meant to get unhoused people off the streets but instead are dehumanizing camps that criminalize homelessness. But when these hotel rooms, sheds, and dorms are seen for what they are—the architectural expressions of policies that invisibilize […]
“As new soil tests reveal the pervasiveness of lead contamination, one California barrio continues its long struggle for justice.”
“There were an estimated 1,900 unhoused people living in Venice, and Rose Avenue was the nexus of that community.”
Educating the TikTok generation.
A 15-part investigation into the history of deputy gangs in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
In and around Los Angeles, natural and man-made disasters have been inextricable for almost two centuries.
What if the Olympic Games never come back?
Svetlana Kitto recalls her 1980s childhood in Hollywood during the early years of the AIDS crisis.