Growing up in Pacoima, Trejo seemed poised for a career in boxing.
Her commitment to sustainable design and community empowerment has made her a powerful force in the architectural community and in Los Angeles.
The renouned muralist and educator has created hundreds of murals around the country, using art to bring communities together.
Famously depicted as Dr. Gonzo in Hunter S. Thompson's "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," he was a lawyer, activist and writer who played an important role in the Chicano Movement i
The Latino community finally had a reason to return to Chavez Ravine as Valenzuela continued to wow crowds, setting records and pitching more shoutout games.
As editor of the first Spanish-language newspaper in Los Angeles, he highlighted the discrimination and injustice faced by Mexican-Americans, Californios, Chinese, and Blacks.
She brought a strong Chicana sensibility to Hollywood clubs, often with a bag on her head.
The son of one of California's first prominent families, Cristóbal Aguilar was the first L.A.-born mayor of the city and the last Hispanic mayor until the election of Antonio Villa