California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Whittier

INTRODUCTION For this chapter of California Fool's Gold, I explored the city of Whittier. Whittier is a city in Southeast Los Angeles (County), separated from the San Gabriel Valley to the north by the Puente Hills and sharing a border with Orange County to the southeast. As of the 2020 Census, it had a population … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Whittier

Swinging Doors — The Stardust Club

The other night I went to the Stardust Club in Downey to see San Francisco Bay Area band, Starry Eyed Cadet. Before leaving home, I was fairly sure that I'd been to the Stardust before previously to see Zip Code play there.  As I got closer, heading down Firestone Boulevard, I was certain that this was … Continue reading Swinging Doors — The Stardust Club

California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Little India

YOU'RE MY LOVE SONG IN THE FLOWERS -- LITTLE INDIA     Little India is a small neighborhood within Artesia centered on Pioneer Blvd. However, since the population of Artesia surrounding Little India is more Mexican, Filipino and Chinese (not to mention home to smaller but significant number of Koreans and Vietnamese), the city council … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Little India

California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Montebello

I went to a baptism the other day for one Mateo Gareza in the city of Montebello, the subject of this neighborhood blog. Pendersleigh & Sons Cartography's map of Montebello, available on a variety of merchandise as well as art prints For the occasion I was accompanied by none other than Miss San Gabriel Valley … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Montebello