"Desert Magazine" published from 1937 to 1985, offered readers an appealing world of mirages, ghost towns and lost treasure. Its maps sizzled with life and adventure. They were created lovingly — and it turns out painstakingly — by an elusive mapmaker.
A long history of arts and activism at The Paramount Ballroom precedes the work of the Boyle Heights Arts Conservatory. Historically, it has been a source of arts and culture in a neighborhood marked by demographic change and fight against displacement.
An Israeli election with no clear winner; Iran warns of all-out war over Saudi attack accusations; Ben Ali, Tunisia’s deposed president, dies in exile; and Canada’s prime minister apologizes again over brown face photos.
Saudi Arabia presents debris they claim implicate Iran; a fire at a Liberia school killed 27; Israel completes a second inconclusive election this year; and president Trump rushes to build his border wall.
Israel’s second election this year is too close to call; Saudi Arabia says oil production will return to normal; bombers strike at an election rally in the heart of Kabul; Indonesia and Malaysia are using artificial rain to try to clear toxic haze.