Each show runs approximately 15 minutes.
Aldersgate Retreat Center
The Aldersgate Retreat Center in Pacific Palisades, a Mission Revival and Craftsman style historic home, provides a peaceful getaway with its meditation garden and chapel. The grounds are available for private retreats, weddings, conferences, and group gatherings. Listen to the interview with the center's manager, Chris Erikson, who shares the story of this unique hidden gem.
Discover the Mountain Mermaid, a historic Spanish home with beautiful gardens hidden in the rustic canyons of Topanga. Surround yourself with the beauty of nature in this horticultural haven filled with California native plants. Homeowner Bill Buerge, talks about the unique history, background of the property, and his passion for the preservation of historic homes.
San Antonio Winery
Visit the San Antonio Winery in Downtown Los Angeles and listen to an interview with fourth generation family member Steve Riboli. He is the great grandson of an Italian immigrant who's vision to open a winery in the 1800's outlived prohibition by selling wine to the Catholic churches. It is the last remaining winery out of the 100 which where once spread throughout the city of Los Angeles.
Learn how Olvera Street became the first street in Los Angeles and was originally established by 44 multicultural families back in the 1800's. Listen to the interview with education director, Marion Gato, and El Pueblo general manager, Robert Andrate, who talks about the history, culture, activism, and the preservation of art by the famous muralist, David Alfaro Siqueros.