Surviving The Sidewalk: Latino Street Vendors in Los Angeles

Surviving The Sidewalk: Latino Street Vendors in Los Angeles

By East Bay Express – EastBayExpress.com – Photo: Jim Stead CC. Latino street vendors are such a huge part of California’s culture, few people give them a second thought. Rocío Rosales, Assistant Professor of Sociology, UC Irvine, wanted to explore what...
Ballet Folklorico Estrellas de Mexico dances in Los Angeles

Ballet Folklorico Estrellas de Mexico dances in Los Angeles

By Annie Charnley Eveland – Union-Bulletin.com – Courtesy photo. Photo: Fourteen of the 22 Ballet Folklorico Estrellas de Mexico members in Walla Walla, Washington, danced in the 73rd annual Mexican Independence Day Parade in East Los Angeles, California....
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in Los Angeles

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in Los Angeles

By Natalya Jaime – LAMag.com – Photo Not Credited. What started out as Hispanic Heritage Week—when former L.A. congressman Edward R. Roybal sponsored legislation to make it a time of observing the Latin community, signed it into law by then-president...