Episode #113: Pereira in Peril

Listen to Episode #113! Download Podcast Episode! In this special mid-month episode, we’ll talk with Alan Hess, architect and architectural historian, about the imminent threat to two important William L. Pereira buildings: the 1963 Metropolitan Water District...

Episode #110: El Pueblo to ELA

Listen to Episode #110! Download Podcast Episode! Join us this week as we talk with Jean Bruce Poole, historic museum director of El Pueblo from 1977-2001. We’ll also visit with Don Swickard, whose family ran the Strand Theatre in East Los Angeles from 1930-1952....

Episode #100: Arches & Aqueducts

Join us this week as we talk with Downey historian George Redfox about one of his city’s gems, the oldest surviving “golden arches” style McDonald’s drive-in restaurant. We’ll also talk with artist Kim Stringfellow about “After the...

Episode #90: Guest Books & Grid Lock

Join us this week as we visit with amateur historian Dennis Harbach, who has recently completed the herculean project of identifying almost all the names inscribed in the guestbook at Charles Fletcher Lummis’ historic Highland Park home, El Alisal. We’ll...