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The Hidden History of Los Angeles
26 minutes | Oct 16, 2021
Palm Trees HHLA70
In this episode, guest host Leah Treidler tells the story behind the city's iconic palm trees.
26 minutes | Oct 5, 2021
Preserving Los Angeles and an Interview with Ken Bernstein HHLA69
This episode features an interview with Ken Bernstein about his book, "Preserving Los Angeles: How Historic Places Can Transform America's Cities."
11 minutes | Sep 11, 2021
Owen Brown HHLA68
This episode tells the story behind a grave site in Altadena.
23 minutes | Aug 19, 2021
Kathy Fiscus and an Interview with William Deverell HHLA67
This episode features an interview with historian William Deverell regarding his latest book, "Kathy Fiscus: A Tragedy That Transfixed The Nation."
53 minutes | Aug 2, 2021
Dootsie Williams HHLA66
Dootsie Williams was a trailblazing black music executive and entrepreneur who left an impact on the music industry and his community.
21 minutes | Jun 15, 2021
Spiritual L.A. and an Interview with Catherine Auman HHLA65
This episode features an interview with Catherine Auman about her book "Guide to Spiritual L.A.: The Irreverent, the Awake, and the True."
57 minutes | Jun 1, 2021
Chicana Artivistas and an Interview with Martha Gonzalez HHLA64
This episode features an interview with Martha Gonzalez, lead singer of the L.A. band Quetzal, about her book "Chicana Artivistas: Music, Community, and Transborder Tactics in East Los Angeles."
37 minutes | May 18, 2021
We Heart L.A. Parks and an Interview with Andrea Richards and Teena Apeles HHLA63
This episode features an interview with Andrea Richards and Teena Apeles about their book "We Heart L.A. Parks," a coloring and activity book for all ages.
21 minutes | May 11, 2021
Abandoned Los Angeles and an Interview with Jason Horton HHLA62
This episode features an interview with Jason Horton about his book "Abandoned and Historic Los Angeles: Neon and Beyond."
42 minutes | Mar 16, 2021
Bunker Hill and an Interview with Nathan Marsak HHLA61
This episode features an interview with historian Nathan Marsak regarding his new book "Bunker Hill Los Angeles."
43 minutes | Feb 4, 2021
Big Santa Anita Canyon and an Interview with Maggie Moran HHLA60
With a short trip into the mountains near Los Angeles, in Big Santa Anita Canyon, you can step back in time to the Great Hiking Era of the early 20th century. This episode also features an interview with Maggie Moran, owner of Adams Pack Station, regarding the current situation in the canyon after the Bobcat Fire.
17 minutes | Nov 26, 2020
L.A. Names: Rodeo Drive HHLA59
This episode explores the history behind one of L.A.'s most famous streets, Rodeo Drive.
29 minutes | Oct 11, 2020
Becoming Los Angeles and an Interview with D.J. Waldie HHLA58
This episode features an interview with D.J. Waldie about his new book "Becoming Los Angeles: Myth, Memory, and a Sense of Place.
15 minutes | Sep 16, 2020
Malcolm X in L.A. HHLA57
This episode explores the time Malcolm X spent in Los Angeles, which included a high speed car chase on the freeway, an assassination attempt, and an L.A.P.D. shooting.
8 minutes | Aug 1, 2020
L.A. Names: Wilshire Boulevard HHLA56
This episode explores the origin of the name Wilshire Boulevard.
17 minutes | Jun 8, 2020
L.A. Sounds: Carol Kaye HHLA53
Carol Kaye is a Los Angeles musician you have definitely heard, but likely haven't heard of.
40 minutes | Apr 23, 2020
The City Beneath and an Interview with Susan Phillips HHLA52
This episode features an interview with Susan Phillips about her book The City Beneath: A Century of Los Angeles Graffiti.
36 minutes | Mar 8, 2020
Disney and an Interview with Chris Nichols HHLA51
This episode examines Disney history in Los Angeles and features an interview with Chris Nichols about his book Walt Disney's Disneyland.
16 minutes | Dec 18, 2019
Guy Clark's L.A. Freeway HHLA50
What can a country song about driving on Los Angeles freeways tell us about our city? This episode examines Guy Clark's song L.A. Freeway and the city's connection to country music.
31 minutes | Dec 2, 2019
The Autograph Book of L.A. and an Interview with Josh Kun HHLA49
The episode features an interview with Josh Kun about his latest book, The Autograph Book of L.A.
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