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Celebrating Black History Month through the Lens of Graphic Novels!

Celebrating Black History Month through the Lens of Graphic Novels!

Graphic novels are full of diversity in both race and gender. In honor of Black History Month, we wanted to highlight just a few of the authors who have written African-American characters and some that are changing the way common superhero characters appear in graphic novels. There are so many of these incredible authors out […]

Celebrating Black History Month through the Lens of Graphic Novels!

Celebrating Black History Month through the Lens of Graphic Novels!

Graphic novels are full of diversity in both race and gender. In honor of Black History Month, we wanted to highlight just a few of the authors who have written African-American characters and some that are changing the way common superhero characters appear in graphic novels. There are so many of these incredible authors out […]

“He helped introduce Chicano art to the world” — Exhibit honors the work and legacy of Frank Romero

“He helped introduce Chicano art to the world” — Exhibit honors the work and legacy of Frank Romero

Photo by Washington/Wave Tech Media EL SERENO — Cal State LA’s Fine Arts Gallery presents an exhibition featuring five decades of paintings, neon art and ceramics created by legendary artist Frank Romero. Romero, who was enrolled at Cal State LA in 1959 and took art courses in the space that now houses the Fine Arts […]

Whittier police officer shooting: KPCC reporters explain what’s fact, what’s speculation and put it all in context

Whittier police officer shooting: KPCC reporters explain what’s fact, what’s speculation and put it all in context

People gather in Whittier for a vigil for police officer Keith Boyer, who was shot and killed Monday morning after he and another officer tried to pat down a motorist involved in a traffic accident.; Credit: Kyle Stokes AirTalk® There’s been a lot of information swirling around out there in the wake of the death […]

New landscaping taking root at Silver Lake reservoirs

New landscaping taking root at Silver Lake reservoirs

Photo by Dan Gershon SILVER LAKE — Walkers and runners who circle the Silver Lake reservoirs might have noticed  new trees, shrubs and grasses being planted near Tesla Avenue. What’s going on? Amanda Parsons, a spokeswoman with the L.A. Department of Water & Power, which manages the property,  said the new landscaping is part of […]

New landscaping taking root at Silver Lake reservoirs

New landscaping taking root at Silver Lake reservoirs

Photo by Dan Gershon SILVER LAKE — Walkers and runners who circle the Silver Lake reservoirs might have noticed  new trees, shrubs and grasses being planted near Tesla Avenue. What’s going on? Amanda Parsons, a spokeswoman with the L.A. Department of Water & Power, which manages the property,  said the new landscaping is part of […]

Mexican couple asks Supreme Court for right to sue over border agent killing their son

Mexican couple asks Supreme Court for right to sue over border agent killing their son

A volunteer from the Minuteman Project stands near an American flag placed in the barbed wire fence which divides the U.S./Mexican border, April 4, 2005.; Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images AirTalk® Today at the Supreme Court, a Mexican couple is seeking the right to sue over the killing of their teenage son by a U.S. Border […]

Karol’s Frame of Mind

Karol’s Frame of Mind

    We’re always happy to share the wonderful eye, and frame of mind, of Karol Franks. Enjoy…                       Enjoy more photography by Karol Franks in Hometown Pasadena’s Photo Op: “Colors Divine” “Iconic Pasadena” “Winter to Spring” “Karol Franks Photography” “Waters Here & There” “Temecula Balloon Festival” […]

The Sympathizer

The Sympathizer

One City One Book programs take the idea of a localized book discussion club and expand it to cover a whole city, Michael Rogers wrote in 2002. The winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, as well as five other awards, The Sympathizer is the breakthrough novel of the year. With the pace and suspense of a thriller […]

Newcomers

Newcomers

Most of us realize it’s difficult moving to a new place. Even if a move is desired, our old home, and our friends and family are left behind. Settling into a new job and a new town can be exciting and exhilarating, but also stressful and, sometimes, depressing. Sometimes even with living awhile in one […]

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