Category: Places

A Night in Elysian

Saturday night I took my daughters up to Elysian Fields for a night of stargazing. My wife was working late and it was just the three of us. My oldest had an astronomy project focused […]

Pioneer Chicken Still Exists

As a kid, Pioneer Chicken was in walking distance, on the corner of Sunset and Echo Park. When I first moved to EP, we would go grocery shopping at the Guadalupana and Pioneer Market. Right […]

Conversation with Eric Nusbaum and Gustavo Arellano Presented by the Glendale Public Library

People often say that nobody in L.A. is from L.A. but that’s not the truth. Many of us have been in Los Angeles our whole lives and are proud to call it home. No, the […]

Exploring L.A. During Quarantine

The quarantine began in March and we’re still living in some level of self-isolation. As the August heat wave hit Los Angeles, the fans and portable air conditioner at home were fighting a losing battle. […]

Los Angeles Is Broiling

This is not breaking news but it’s also impossible to not make it a talking point: The city is scorching hot! The worst part about it, we’re all stuck at home. As we kicked off […]

The Neighborhoods Buried Beneath Dodger Stadium

Inspired by Eric Nusbaum’s Stealing Home I was born in El Salvador in 1980 and came to Los Angeles when I was eight years old. I fell in love with baseball instantly. My first visit […]