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Nathan Masters
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Writer specializing in Los Angeles history.
Writer specializing in Los Angeles history.

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"There is a veritable Paradise in the mountains lying adjacent to Los Angeles."

Paul Bragg was something of a charlatan – L.A. attracted many like him in the 1920s – but he spoke the truth here.

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Before Arizona and Florida forged a ‪Spring Training‬ duopoly, several Southern California cities – including my hometown of Anaheim – hosted teams' preseason camps.

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I'm very proud of to host this new show about L.A. history on +KCET-TV Los Angeles, and I'm grateful to all the talented people who made it happen.

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In historical photos, #LA‪rain‬  appears destructive. But if we look a certain way, can we see it instead as a creative process? #elnino  

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Why some LA streets are named for presidents (Washington, Adams, Jefferson) and Mexican-era governors (Alvarado, Micheltorena, Figueroa).

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Ice rarely occurs naturally here.

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Fifty years ago, the UC Irvine campus looked a little like an alien village.
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