“So we moved here to El Monte, and I remember all the neighbors were white,” recalled Gloria Arellanes […]

(This post is part of our ongoing attempt to “live-blog” our participation in community-based history in South El […]

Hello Everyone on the Internet! In continuing our live-blog on History in Action, here is the second of […]

[Editor’s Note: Fifteen years ago, a a group of Jewish and Latino activists began efforts to renovate and […]

With Barack Obama’s second term inauguration in January and the multiracial coalition assembled for his 2012 victory, observers […]

For many Americans, the phrase “California history” sounds like an oxymoron. Born out of a Gold Rush and […]

[Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared under the Intersections column at KCET Departures, May 30, 2013.] In the […]

The suburban sprawl 30 minutes east of Hollywood called El Monte doesn’t usually get included in the genesis […]