My moms journey to California

I asked my mom why she made The journey to California from Texas.

A Twist on a Proposal

In November of 2018, 14 year old Isabella Orlando interviewed her mom, Mandana Orlando in Sherman Oaks, California. The stories all take place in Santa Monica in the 1990’s. Isabella asks about everything, from how she met and fell in...

The Life And Lessons Of Shelly Enyeart

Shelly talks about the differences in the world today and about her childhood, along with the struggles of divorce and raising 3 children on her own.

The Day After The People’s Park Riots (1969)

Juanita lived in Berkeley, CA at the time. Surveying the scene the next morning, her son in his stroller touched a leaf, inadvertently teargassing himself by rubbing his eye.

A move to California

Our family moved out to California

California Culture

I talk with my grandma about living in California over the years

From nothing to something

"I didn't have a skill so I figured if I went to the military they would teach me a skill which they did." On November 21,2019,in Cerritos,California, 15 year old Isaiah Brewington sat down with his 78 year old grandfather...

Grandpa Al talks about growing up when he was a child

In this interview, I, Patrick Kelley, interviewed my awesome Grandpa Al. We interviewed on Saturday, November 25. We talked about his childhood and how it was like growing up. He talks about how he met his wife at college. I...

A Change in Lifestyle

“In Michigan people were super nice, and that's not always the case in LA,” said Linda Branca when her son, Dylan Branca interviewed her. The interview took place on Janurary 6, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. The best part of...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen With My Granny

I talked with my grandmother about some of her experiences growing up. We talked about her family life and some things she found to be very important when navigating life

Dad interview

My father’s story about coming into the US, and life in America.

Yo y mi abuela

Iker Romero interviews his grandma about how her life was coming from Mexico tijuana

Shay McLean

This interview is of my 46 year old mother Shay McLean. She originally grew up in Glendora, California, but has lived here in Henderson, Nevada for the last 10 years or so. She is a special education teacher for CCSD....

The American Dream we Take for Granted

In the 1980’s Iran was in the middle of a revolution and Persian Jews were looking for political asylum. In this interview Sam Ghalili speaks with his father Jesse Ghalili in Encino California who talks about his courageous journey immigrating...