JuniorMisses

The Hidden Life of Japanese-American Teenagers

Fumiko Fukuyama Ide always loved to dance. Being a member of the Tartanettes, a club for Nisei (U.S.-born children of Japanese immigrants) girls in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo, kept her …


San Diego City Hall

I Know Who Can Save San Diego

Stay classy? That may be too much to ask of San Diego these days.

“America’s Finest City” is in the middle of another one of its routine, self-destructive crises of local …


Huell Howser

The Darkness Beneath Huell Howser

Huell Howser has retired after nearly 30 years of producing and hosting programs for KCET, ending his career in Garbo-esque disappearance within almost ubiquitous presence. California’s Gold, California’s Green, Downtown, …