Lakewood Interviews and History

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Suburbs 4 Histories

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Surf Culture

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Zoot Suit Riots

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Lakewood Center Mall

The Lakewood Center Mall is the epitome of convenience. Opened in 1951, it provided a central shopping experience for those living in the Lakewood suburban community. It is also one of the largest malls in the United States of America, placing at about 18th place. It has over 2 million square feet of leasable shop … [Read more…]

Mel’s Drive-In: Sunset Boulevard

Mel’s Drive-In, a classic Los Angeles diner icon, has appeared in a multitude of movies over the years. There are several locations across the Golden State, with the LA restaurants being most well-known. Even Universal Studios created a replica in honor of its impact throughout cinema. Although famous for their classic California diner vibe, Mel’s … [Read more…]

Television City

Andy Warhol once was created with the statement: “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” Living in Los Angeles, I can definitely vouch for that argument. Most of my friends have either been on television or met a celebrity, something that is absolutely unheard of in many states across this country. I … [Read more…]

Los Angeles.

I knew exactly what I was getting into when I chose fashion as my major. One may ask what that specific thing is. My answer? Constant annoyance. While Los Angeles doesn’t exactly reach fashion standards, especially when compared to New York, there is a certain vibe about the west that traps people here. I’m not … [Read more…]

LA Diversity

The “Valley Girl.” As a typical blonde girl born and raised in Southern California, this is a term I am very much associated with. My fair features have deceived many (even myself at some point) of my true Latin American culture. Splashes of Argentinean and Colombian run through my veins and I’ve grown up speaking … [Read more…]