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Iconic Hispanic Angelenos in History: Ellen Ochoa

As the first Hispanic woman in the world to fly into space, her influence can be felt far beyond the galaxies.


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Art on the Run: Roberto Del Hoyo's Mobile Mural Lab

Art on the Run: Roberto Del Hoyo's Mobile Mural Lab

Roberto Del Hoyo and his Mobile Mural Lab uses public art to help communities see and feel what is important to them in their lives.
Twenty Years After the L.A. Riots, What's Changed For Yong Kim And For The City

Twenty Years After the L.A. Riots, What's Changed For Yong Kim And For The City

Yong Kim was born the year of the Watts Riots. The South Korea native and small business owner was reborn, in a way, during the L.A. Riots. Twenty years later, he looks back at wha ...
Getting Back to The Essence of Krump

Getting Back to The Essence of Krump

The economic and social conditions of South Central Los Angeles at the turn of the 21st century contributed to the brewing of repressed emotions and explosive atmosphere that birth ...
Legacy of Early L.A. Developers Still Remains

Legacy of Early L.A. Developers Still Remains

Many traces of once-prominent developers Alfred Chapman and Andrew Glassell remain around Los Angeles.
Smog in a Can - Genuine Los Angeles Smog

Smog in a Can - Genuine Los Angeles Smog

"Smog in a Can" allowed everyone the chance to share the same genuine Los Angeles air as Hollywood stars.
Jose De Jesus Cervantes: Unsung Artist of the Chicano Art Movement

Jose De Jesus Cervantes: Unsung Artist of the Chicano Art Movement

Artist Sonya Fe pays tribute to an influential figure in the Chicano Art Movement.
Vermont Gurdwara: A Nexus For Immigrant Sikhs In Los Angeles

Vermont Gurdwara: A Nexus For Immigrant Sikhs In Los Angeles

Sikhs throughout the region have found a welcoming home at the Vermont Gurdwara in Los Feliz.
Remembering Ruben Salazar's Life, Not Just His Death

Remembering Ruben Salazar's Life, Not Just His Death

A new exhibit in Lincoln Heights celebrates what would have been Salazar's 84th birthday, with photos, articles, art, documentary films and dramatic readings of some of his most im ...
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