N. Windsor Ave. in Hancock Park.


  Last week, I walked down N. Windsor Ave., a street just south of Paramount Studios, a few blocks east of Larchmont, in Hancock Park. Windsor Ave. is full of artful, old, well-maintained housing, in a variety of styles and forms. There are 1920s and 30s Spanish, Bungalow, Art Deco, Colonial and blessedly few ┬áCanoga…

They Had Promised Rain.


They had promised rain. We were going to be drenched, drowned, and flooded. The clouds would stay overhead for months, and there would be endless days of mudslides, dark clouds and gray skies. They had promised rain, clearly, and said it in English, many times; the word was rain, but there was so much of…