A tale of two cholos

A tale of two cholos

By Christian Vasquez/Web Editor – TheProspectorDaily.com – Photo Gaby Velasquez. When people ask Kenneth Chacón why he still dresses like a cholo—a Chicano with a bald head and tattoos—as a tenured professor, he tells them, “when a homeboy or a homegirl...
All-day eatery, the Longroom opens in Mentone

All-day eatery, the Longroom opens in Mentone

By Jane Ormond – GoodFood.com.au – Photo Phoebe Powell – Jalapeno and cheddar croquettes Mentone is beginning to bulge with a building boom, and with the increase in apartment-dwellers comes a growing demand for a smart little spot for good, all-day...
The Forgotten Story of Japanese American Zoot Suiters

The Forgotten Story of Japanese American Zoot Suiters

By Ellen D. Wu – NikkeiChicago.com – Photo University of Southern California/Regional History Collection Young Japanese Hold Dance — Mess hall movies, little theatre activities and jitter-bugging to evacuee bands are popular forms of entertainment at the...