Cinnamon Politics.


Cinnamon Politics A few months ago, I walked into a Santa Monica dry spice store that my friend and I had dismissed a few years earlier. It seemed ridiculous to us, that people, in the farm-fresh and organic era, would buy dried spices and spice blends at premium prices, and also waste money inside a…

17367 Parthenia Street, Northridge, 1945


"This is the main dwelling on the beautiful walnut grove estate of Dr. Sidney Walker, 17367 Parthenia Street, Northridge, in the San Fernando Valley. Dr. Walker has employed Yokichi Oyakawa, his son, Evan, and his daughter, Lily, who left Heart Mountain [internment camp] the end of February. Walker is a retired eye surgeon from Chicago and…

Racialism and Obama.


Racialism and Obama Suddenly, the cat is out of the bag and people are looking at those who oppose Obama and asking if the dislike of the President is formed out of racial animosity. To an observer and historian of American history, the question should really be asked: What issues in our nation are not…