ONE YEAR AGO, LIFE IN LA CAME TO A SCREECHING HALT
To mark the one-year anniversary of the shutdown in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Times asked readers to reflect on life in L.A., how their relationship with the region changed or stayed the same. Readers were also asked to share the specific changes they’ve seen in their neighborhoods and what they are looking forward to doing in and around L.A. when some sense of normalcy returns. Two condensed versions of my comments were included. Read the entire article here.
We’ve discovered comfort in our daily routine. The coffee and newspaper, the den tidying, the cat feeding, the litter-box cleaning, the making of the bed. — Mary Camarillo
Everyone in our neighborhood seems to be remodeling. There are new roofs, new landscaping, new paint jobs, new termite tents and eventually new “For Sale” signs with ever-escalating prices. We wonder where they are going. We try to predict who will move in. — Mary Camarillo