Despite the fact that greater Los Angeles has some exceptional parks and open spaces, many Southland residents do not have easy access to recreational green space, USC College researchers report in a study released today. The… more>
Last summer, Brigid McManama found career inspiration in an unexpected place: a city park. And not just one park, but more than a hundred of the parks, beaches, nature trails, gardens and open spaces that dot the concrete… more>
A new collection of essays from two USC scholars examines the environmental history of metropolitan Los Angeles. The authors hope it will spark activism in local planning.
By Pamela J. Johnson
During the 19th century,… more>
The bright Angelino sun peeks behind two curving palm trees on the home page of the new student-created and student-run Web site AngeLingo. The top of the page boldly declares, “We look to Los Angeles/ for the language… more>
In his new book, USC historian William Deverell examines L.A.’s troubled relationship to — and denial of — its Mexican roots.
by Gilien Silsby
Los Angeles has long been touted as a cultural crossroads,… more>