Previous Out There stories

Southern California chronicles

Throughout 2009, the Los Angeles Times will produce a series of weekly dispatches, each one a postcard from a different community in Southern California.
Tiny Latino neighborhood resisted joining Anaheim
By Tony Barboza
Orange County’s unincorporated Colonia Independencia rejected annexation in 2005, but some residents think cityhood would fix blight and gang violence. Anaheim offers to accept properties one by one.
Photos | Discuss
Inviting a Wal-Mart into Florence-Firestone

Get Lit brings poetry’s emotions to L.A. teenagers


Recent coverage