I Know SoCal History, pt. 2

The “Other” Valley – the San Gabriel Valley “Where in the hell is the valley?” As the unofficial historian and self-proclaimed expert on all things Southern California, I completely understand the confusion.  The problem for those without tans and agents is there are so many valleys.  Too many. There is The Valley (which we covered last week),…

I Know Southern California History When I See It

I am the unofficial historian of Southern California. I back this up with absolutely no credentials or merits of any kind.  I am unqualified beyond belief.  But since moving here many years ago, all my out-of-town friends ask me questions about The Great Southern California Basin, and seem to accept my answers as fact.  Foolish…