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Pieces of Watts: The 50th anniversary

August 11 was the 50th anniversary of the Watts Riots, and my Facebook was silent. Same for the death of Julian Bond the other day, who was a civil rights activist alongside Dr. 1,506 more words

The Present

F*cked up and tacky? Make these your super-powers.

Recently I had a conversation with a woman who used to work for the International Visitors Council of Los Angeles. Her job was to show dignitaries from foreign countries around L.A. 264 more words


The Towers

A short film about Simon Rodia’s masterpiece The Watts Tower.


Field Trip Day 2: The Watts Towers

I’ve been living in Southern California most of all my life, and it’s shame to say I’ve yet to find all the little treasures it has to offer. 160 more words


Watts Towers

I did some research on the pumpkin front, and it was not inspiring. Apparently the sort of pumpkin you carve as a jack-o-lantern is a total pain to slice, and its flavor is bland. 1,074 more words

Watts Towers 1986 to 2015

Recently, while cleaning out some boxes from our storage area, i came across an old picture of our visit to the Watts Towers in about 1986. 558 more words