It’s been 20 years since the Northridge earthquake, which at the time was the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history. With the inevitable “Big One” expected on the horizon, local disaster experts applaud recent preparedness efforts while warning that, ultimately, it will be every man for himself.
Kevin McCollister is about as unassuming as artists come. He’s quiet, has peppery gray hair and is dressed comfortably in jeans and a sweatshirt when we meet up. But what you can’t miss about him is the camera in tote; he’s just spent the morning photographing the streets of Boyle Heights.