Tag: los angeles
Death of a ValleyOctober 2015
In 1953, California sacrificed a town to stave its own thirst. But the act was futile, and the state is thirstier than ever.
Danniel Schoonebeek: Excerpts From C’est la guerreJuly 2015
A poet chronicles a backstage view of America by rail.
Annie Waldman: LA and New York Schools Deny Physically Restraining StudentsDecember 2014
All school districts in the country are required to tell the federal government how many times kids have been restrained in their schools. But some districts aren’t following through.
The Loneliest and Saddest KindFebruary 2014
A trio of unlikely housemates navigates celibacy in sex-sopped Venice Beach.
Abigail Sindzinski: Old Designs, Brighter FutureOctober 2013
In 'Never Built: Los Angeles,' a new exhibit at the Los Angeles Architecture & Design Museum, a city’s unfulfilled past offers inspiration for its future.
A Clear PresenceJune 2013
When I heard that Rodney King had died, two details in particular stuck out to me. One was that he died in a swimming pool. The other was that, earlier that day, somebody had heard him scream.
South L.A., Twenty Years LaterApril 2012
What the riots wrought.