Pat and Jerry Brown — father and son — together governed California for a span totaling nearly a quarter century with their Catholic culture’s influence never far from the foreground.
In the COVID-19 era, what was has changed, what is now seems uncertain, but will be may be ours to decide. L.A. writer Lynell George ’84 writes about life during a pandemic.
Griffith Park was a Christmas present to Los Angeles, generously given by a man who later spent two years in San Quentin for shooting his wife as she knelt before him.
The Angry Age
Political rage has spread globally like a virus, and the divide between “us” and “them” is harder to bridge and growing wider everyday.
In his bestselling volume “Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics,” Stephen Greenblatt, in a none-too-subtle jab at President Donald Trump, examines the characters of Richard III, Macbeth, King Lear and Coriolanus to illuminate how Shakespeare’s work probes the danger of narcissistic demagogues —…
Wendy Butts MBA ’00, CEO of the LA Conservation Corps, talks about the role of nature in nurturing work ethic, confidence and community.
For Gilberto Ramos
Gilberto Ramos, 15, died in a Texas desert on his journey to America. Joseph Ross ’80 penned this poem as tribute.
First turned away at Ellis Island, an immigrant family found a way into the U.S. from Canada and helped build America for the next 100 years.
Burning the Roots
In some of California’s farm communities, the education of farmworkers’ children is going up in flames.
Who Are We?
The people of Los Angeles have had many names since 1850, complicating their sense of place. But each is a part of who they are.