Shining a Light on LA’s Discrimination of Japanese Americans

California’s exclusion of Japanese Americans existed decades before Executive Order 9066.  Case in point, California’s political system prevented Japanese immigrants from exercising their full legal rights, since there was no path to citizenship for Japanese immigrants.  In addition, the California legislature passed the Webb-Haney Alien Land Law (California Alien Land Law) in 1913.¹  Japanese immigrants … [Read more…]

The Bradbury Building

The Bradbury Building Visited on: October 28th, 2015 The Bradbury Building located on 304 South Broadway, was built in 1893 in downtown Los Angeles. Downtown Los Angeles is a very popular area. It holds some of the most valued architecture. We have come to a time of showing great respect to architecture and detail. As … [Read more…]

The Pike

I took a field trip to the Pike last semester on September 2, 2015. I enjoyed this trip very much; mostly because there is so much history in the Pike that I never knew about. I am not from Long Beach but living here for two and a half years now, I have been to … [Read more…]

Duet Sculpture

January 31, 2016     4:27pm During my walk around CSULB’s campus like thousands of other students, I have passed this seemingly random orange and brown sculpture many times before. Whether I was trekking my way to the bookstore or the library from lower campus, I have always found myself walking by this interesting piece of … [Read more…]

Traffic Circle

Growing up in a suburban area, I wasn’t exposed to the chaos atmosphere that is LA streets and traffic. Most streets I was used to drive on were calm, scenic, and straight forward in terms of rules or regulations. Ever since I have moved to the LA area, I have noticed a change in driving … [Read more…]

Universal CityWalk

Jan. 22, 2016 ~12:30pm, Universal Studios CityWalk Last Friday, my dad, brother, and I went to Universal Studios. Where we parked had us entering the theme park through the Universal CityWalk. When I walked into it, I was amazed. I live in the suburban Tustin/Irvine, so I’m not used to the tall buildings I saw in L.A., … [Read more…]