Island of The Blue Dolphin

  So there is the children’s novel being read in 4th grade now.  It’s Island of the Blue Dolphin written by Scott O’Dell and first published back in 1960.  It’s a timeless story about a young girl who was stranded … Continue reading Island of The Blue Dolphin

Old Los Angeles


In downtown Los Angeles, not far from the towering skyscrapers and iconic city administration building is a small, out of the way pocket of Old Mexico known as Olivera Street.  If you’re running short of curios for your next Cinco de Mayo party or just need to stock up on Día de Muertos costumes, you need to head to Olivera Street.  It’s also a wonderful excursion and opportunity to learn about the history of this behemoth city on the West Coast.

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