The Murder at Highland Springs Resort

The Murder at Highland Springs Resort »

A terrible murder was perpetrated on the persons of Warren Hall and Wilkinson, at or near Dr. Smith’s rancho, on the road

The Murderous Cattle Drive of 1890

The Murderous Cattle Drive of 1890 »

The last major cattle drive into California on the old Southern Emigrant Trail was in 1890, though the trip is better remembered

The Lost Silver Lode of Carrizo Creek (AZ)

The Lost Silver Lode of Carrizo Creek (AZ) »

Mining played a prominent role in the development of the New World. The Spanish march northward from Central Mexico was fueled by

Los Angeles’ Shameful Chinese Massacre

Los Angeles’ Shameful Chinese Massacre »

Contemporary Southlanders are sadly all too familiar with the 1965 Watts and 1992 Rodney King riots, but it was 142 years ago today

Spider Woman and the Holy One

Spider Woman and the Holy One »

Traditional stories of our elders were told to teach and entertain the children and grandchildren. Legends of the holy people like Spider