To borrow from our millennial friends, it is very on brand for the Tropics of Meta crew—composed mainly of Gen X Nirvana-loving kids who eat hot Cheetos and drink cold beer—to drop new books in a global pandemic.

In June 1942, Kenji and just over one hundred other children were taken from their parents and relocated to Manzanar.

In this short story, a group of teens confronts environmental racism and the invidious question: “Why don’t you just move?”

The pillars that once divided Barrio Logan are now the foundation that shapes this rich Chicanx landscape.

Rob Baker on the search for live music in a California starved of it.

Once the COVID crisis is over, it may take us quite some time to process and psychologically recover from this tragedy.

The second wave of the virus seemed to be ebbing in January 1919, but health authorities warned Fresnans not to let their guard down.

At the dawn of 1919, Fresno faced twin crises—a second flu wave and a political struggle over who was in charge of the city’s response to the epidemic.