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December 26, 2021

South Florida’s Vintage Community — it’s About More Than Collecting, it’s About Preserving History

“That very first time I walked in there, that special, nostalgic feeling just hit me right in the face. It tugged at my heartstrings.”

December 26, 2021

To the Salon…. With Caution: COVID-19 and Hair Color

“A few of my friends had to permanently close their shops.”

"Nacimiento Del Parque Chicano" mural painted by Dolores Serrano (Photo Credit: Shirley Ojeda)

December 20, 2021

Chicano Park Murals Still Speak Truth After 50 Years

Barrio Logan's neighborhood holds so much history with its Chicano murals, painted in Chicano Park, which represent Mexican-American experience from immigration to modern day environmental concerns. This is a locally beloved park for many of its residents.

December 16, 2021

The Story Continues for This Local Bookstore

Within the heart of the Playhouse Village in Pasadena lives the oldest and largest independent bookstore in Southern California: Vroman’s Bookstore. This bookstore was one out of the many businesses that struggled during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Children martial arts class

December 15, 2021

Frazier Martial Arts Creates Successful Futures, One Roundhouse Kick at a Time

"The mats provide a soft spot for the kids to land when they fall, but with encouragement from their peers and teachers, they get up and try again.  Guzman watches, confident the lessons her students master will help them thrive beyond their time in the studio, just as they did for her."