The Hopis of Alcatraz

Organic farmers Alan Haight and Jo McProud of Riverhill Farm, just outside Nevada City. Haight and McProud have rented the farm to Antonio Garza, who hopes to take it over some day.
FARM TO TABLE
Planting for the Future

The pioneers of the organic farming movement are aging out. What will happen to their lovingly tended farms?

heritage barbecue’s offerings are based on central texas staples like brisket, ribs, chicken, and sausage with sides ranging from mac ’n’ cheese to cornbread prepared with southern california flair
TIME TO EAT
Finding Killer Barbecue in Orange County
Heritage Barbecue perfected Central Texas–style brisket, sausage, and ribs. But because this is California, it also serves pastrami, po…
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dave hickey illustration
JUDGEMENTS
Q&A: Dave Hickey on the Problem with Art Critics

The late writer and the problem of great art going unappreciated.

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november book picks
WHAT TO READ RIGHT NOW
15 New Books for November

EVENTS

alta live stranger’s guide’s kira brunner don
Alta Live: Stranger’s Guide’s Kira Brunner Don

Wednesday, December 8, at 12:30 p.m. Pacific time

alta live los angeles’s creek freaks
Alta Live: Los Angeles’s Creek Freaks
Hidden waterways snake through the city, hosting clusters of biodiversity and providing cool solace for L.A. residents—and creek super …
alta live murder book’s hilary fitzgerald campbell
Alta Live: Murder Book’s Hilary Campbell

True-crime enthusiasts, get excited!

alta live street art goes corporate
Alta Live: Street Art Goes Corporate

What do marketed murals mean for L.A.’s storied history of stunning street art?