El Monte community gathers for a night of tamales in celebration of education, honoring teachers and the memory of civic leader Bobby Salcedo.
Today, there is almost no evidence of the Japanese American community that played such an important role in the early twentieth century development of El Monte and the San Gabriel
From the 1910s until its demolition in 1972, Hicks Camp was one of the most vibrant neighborhoods of El Monte.
As an anarchist-in-exile, one of the many stops during his stay in "El Norte" was none other than El Monte, California.
The story of the Tongva medicine woman that helped lead a revolt against the padres and the communities who continue to claim her legend.
The San Gabriel Mission has endured now for centuries. But in its first years it may not have seemed so fixed, so permanent, or so necessary.