California is tired of losing big money to runaway production—so it’s fighting back.
Six contributing artists were recognized in the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles’s annual competition.
How might new voices from inside prison expose, enlighten, and transform the way we see the world on the outside?
Poems from James Cagney, Ada Limón, and the late Jim Harrison are among the works featured in the past year’s pages of Alta.
This year, stories of uranium fortunes, tragic accidents, and creek freaks stood out to Alta Journal’s editors.
Relive the digital magic of Alta Journal’s weekly event series with a roundup of highlights.
Buyers at Alta Journal’s bookstore partners save the holidays with smart, surprising, page-turning gift ideas for last-minute shoppers.
An award-winning creator, combat artist, and former courtroom illustrator, Juhasz takes us through his storied career
Fourteen special recognition awards, category wins, and honorable mentions made this year especially sweet for the team at Alta.
What do marketed murals mean for L.A.’s storied history of stunning street art?
Dr. Chris Lowe, director of Cal State Long Beach’s Shark Lab, joins us to detail his research into these sharp-toothed creatures.
Castillo and Alta Journal contributing editor Gustavo Arellano dig into some California-style barbecue.
The artist takes Alta Live through her process from blank page all the way to hilarious published gag cartoon.
The West has more than its share of secret spots, and we’re guessing there are a few you don’t know about—yet.
Has the pandemic changed live theater forever? (Answer: yes.)