May is Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month, a month in which we celebrate the culture, traditions, accomplishments, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.
If you drive through the neighborhood around the intersection of Adams and San Pedro Street today, you will see a strip mall and on the opposite corner a clothing store. Everywhere you look, there are businesses with signs in Spanish, reflecting the predominantly Latino population. Wh
Who hasn’t received that notice in the mail--the one that commands you to report for jury duty at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center? As you moan and groan and prepare to wait a very long time for an elevator, do you ever stop and ask yourself, who was Clara Shortridge Foltz
What’s in a name? The stories behind the names of the streets, avenues, roads, and boulevards of Los Angeles reveal much about the history of our city, from its beginning as a tiny pueblo to today's sprawling metropolis of 3.8 million. A list of L.A.
As African American Heritage Month draws to a close, I would like to bring your attention to a largely unknown chapter of American history.
One of the many special and unique items at Central Library is a collection of ASE books. Armed Services Editions, popularly known as ASEs, are pocket-sized books made for and distributed to American servicemen around the world during World War II.