There It Is, Revitalize It — The Southland’s Wetlands

Most of Los Angeles's climate is chaparral, similar to that of Mexico's Baja California, Chile's central region, South Africa's southwest, parts of Australia's southwest, and most of the Mediterranean Coast. Many folks refer to the climate as "Mediterranean," although that suggests to me a Eurocentric outlook -- and one which wrongly implies that the Mediterranean … Continue reading There It Is, Revitalize It — The Southland’s Wetlands

California Fool’s Gold Episode Guide… and links to related series

I thought that it might be useful to publish an "episode guide" of my California Fool's Gold series of explorations. When I explore a new community, I usually rely upon the vox populi which is why anyone may vote for what communities they'd like to become the subject of future articles by clicking here for Los Angeles … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold Episode Guide… and links to related series

Nature’s a language, can’t you read? — Seasons in the Southland

A FEW GENERALIZATIONS ABOUT ANGELENOS While I caution anyone attempting to make generalizations about a group as diverse and large as the 13 million or so people known as “Angelenos,” I have nonetheless made a couple of observations about a much smaller subsection, my Los Angeles friends, that I have to assume share more widely-held views with … Continue reading Nature’s a language, can’t you read? — Seasons in the Southland