TANGIBLE MEMORIES: Californians and their Gardens, 1800-1950, by Judith M. Taylor and Harry Morton Butterfield

"California may be the golden state but it is also a garden state. Innumerable gardens have been made since the Europeans first came, starting with the Franciscan missionaries. The gold rush was the defining period, leading to immense expenditures by newly rich miners."

DEDICATION OF SACRED KIZH BURIAL SITE IN DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, by Jesse La Tour, 2019

"[In April 2019,] members of the Kizh - Gabrieleno tribe, the original inhabitants of the Los Angeles basin and north Orange County, dedicated a spot at the corner of Commercial and Vignes in downtown LA that was a sacred burial ground and the former site of the large El Aliso sycamore tree."