When Emerson Came to California
A trip to the West Coast was on the transcendentalist’s bucket list.
When Films Were Kings
Born of nostalgia, Chinatown today inspires a nostalgia of its own: for a Hollywood driven by creativity.
The Case Against Junípero Serra
Junípero Serra is the subject of statues, tributes and even street names throughout California. But the 18th-century Catholic priest’s …
Cari Beauchamp’s “My First Time in Hollywood” is an anthology of annotated recollections culled from 42 pioneers in the early days of t…