Bonnie Johnson

Writer

Los Angeles based writer.

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When Silver Lake’s Edendale was founded, it was a utopian community farm that housed celebrities, Mexican revolutionaries and labor activists.

Paradise before it was paved: finding utopia in LA

When Silver Lake’s Edendale was founded, it was a utopian community farm that housed celebrities, Mexican revolutionaries and labor activists.

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