D.J. Waldie

KCET

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D.J. Waldie is a writer and commentator on Los Angeles, and a historian emeritus, for the City of Lakewood, California. An essayist, poet and historian of Los Angeles County, Waldie is the author of several books including Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir, Where We Are: Notes from Los Angeles and California Romantica: Spanish Colonial and Mission-Style Houses. He is a former blogs for public television station KCET.

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Since its founding LA has been selling lifestyle and better living.

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