How does the death of an immigrant killed in the 1950's by Anaheim police and a 2019 family funeral converge into one incredible moment for Gustavo Arellano? He joins the Alta podcast to explain.
In this episode, recorded on November 13, 2019 at Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley California, West discusses her process—and her politics— in this intimate evening of conversation and music.
Today’s guest is Jason G. Goldman, a science journalist, author, and expedition leader based in Los Angeles. He is one ...
A new class of Californians was inducted into the state Hall of Fame this week. Here are ten names we'd like to see in the class of 2020.
Holiday shopping gets a lot easier with our gift ideas for everyone on your "nice" list.
Can cancer be funny? Author Mary Ladd and illustrator Don Asmussen certainly think so. The pair, both of whom have ...
In this week's newsletter, we reveal which Alta contributors and reviewed titles are up for (or have already won) some of literature's top honors.
Burger King, loneliness, binoculars, and camp coffee; it was all part of Nick Neely’s quest to better understand California. Neely ...
In this week's newsletter, we create a DIY futuristic California film festival.
In this week's newsletter, the Golden State is first in fighting back. Activist David Harris’s draft resistance is one of many movements that originated on (and continue to emerge from) the West Coast.