Month: April 2014

Another Perfect Day

To cleanse us from Sterling, we must remove the Clipper name!

I write a blog about Los Angeles. Mostly, I cover the places and history that formed us. It is not a career for me, but I do it only because I love this city so much. I also know a lot about sports. So much so, I used to cover it in a previous life.…
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April 29, 2014 0

Our first designated landmark: The Leonis Adobe

Grasping our local history is no easy task. Our city is so wide and urbanized that coming across our origins takes some initiative. If you grew up in Los Angeles, most likely you’ve been on a field trip to Olvera Street. It’s a nice place to start, with many buildings spanning the 19th century. At…
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April 25, 2014 0

The Miniest of Los Angeles’ Libraries

What builds community? Interaction. Here in Los Angeles, there is no proper formula how to pull this off with such a wide variety of urban landscapes. There is one universal truth: it cannot be done in a car. It must be done on foot, whether at our coffee shops, town meetings or just walking around…
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April 17, 2014 0

Los Angeles CENTRAL Library

It’s fairly easy to dismiss our library system.  With all the information now available at our fingertips, who needs books?  With the demise of Barnes & Noble and the like, there seems to be a greater divide. I admittingly was one of those cynics.  As I needed more resources to study, the library seemed like…
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April 7, 2014 0

Distinctive look at Los Angeles #1

When you’re driving around as much as we do, at the moment you expect it least something will catch your eye. Sometimes, you might even drop your cellphone. I kid. I’ve been able to explore a variety of back channels here and there thanks mostly to the use of my bike. If I’m not in…
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April 1, 2014 0