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Pacific Drift for July 2, 2006

This week on the show, beginnings and endings coming to you through three separate special stories. People say if you want to get to know Los Angeles, drive Sunset Boulevard. But Queena Kim says that Sunset tells us more about what the city used to be than what it is today. Ayala Ben-Yehuda travels a street that refuses to become iconic, and finds stories with one thing in common: a four-letter word Southern Californians seemingly do their best to ignore. Ben Adair traveled the disappearing road into the Mojave Desert, where he discovered faint imprints of life - legends of a feisty 95-year-old "desert rat," operas written by a middle-aged dancer, and singing American Indians.

Pacific Drift for June 25, 2006

When was the last time you actually felt fear... the last time you were really afraid of something? People will inevitably take this question in a number of different ways. Today on the show, master of Horror Mick Garris, a former Mexican Mafia hit man and the scariest walk home from school.

Pacific Drift for June 18, 2006

Secret places, secret people, and secrets better left unrevealed. Secrets of Southern California: Charlie LeDuff at Teddy's; Lucha Libre; rapper Prach Ly; Fallen Fruit; Robbie Conal on Pacifc Drift this week.

Pacific Drift for June 11, 2006

More then concrete and asphalt, more then dirt and bedrock and fault lines, Los Angeles is built on dreams. This week, the SoCal dreamscape. Miranda July, Ed Ruscha and Aimee Bender talk about dreams and more.