Music + Culture

Bestselling Writer Jonathan Franzen Finds “Anonymity” in Santa Cruz

The author discusses birdwatching and other observations around his new California home.

Homes + Spaces, Music + Culture

How Well Do You Know the History of Hollywood’s Capitol Records Building?

Did you know the red beacon on the spire continuously blinks the word “Hollywood” in Morse code?

Makers + Entrepreneurs, Music + Culture

Los Angeles Welcomes Not One, But Three Shows on Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei This Fall

The first will be the city’s premier institutional exhibition on the artist.

Music + Culture

Why California Schools Topped Another “Best Colleges” List

A healthy state economy awaits many Golden State graduates.

Farm + Table, Music + Culture

Fame, Fortune & Fajitas

Danny Trejo’s life story has more unexpected twists than a movie plot, but it begins and ends in the San Fernando Valley.

The Library Sessions

The Library Sessions: RIVVRS

Raised in Northern California and now living in LA, RIVVRS warmed up for his US tour at the Golden State offices.

Music + Culture

Remembering Johnny Cash’s Iconic Folsom Prison Recordings 50 Years Later

The events would revive his career and give him a new cause.

Get the Latest Stories

Receive the latest films, stories and curated content from Golden State.

By clicking the subscribe button, I agree to receive occasional updates from Golden State.