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What happens when the hot-sweet taste of Korean barbecue meets up with burritos, tacos, and chimichangas? The Fung Brothers (and friends) take us on a taste tour.

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Race relations in Los Angeles, 1991 are far from ideal. When Mexican-American Eladio goes to avenge the death of his older brother at the hands of a Korean-American merchant, he soon discovers that he’s not the only one with a reason to kill today. [NSFW adult language, F-bombs; graphic violence.] [Mas…]


TacoFix, a new family Mexican restaurant that opened just yesterday (Wednesday) in L.A.’s Highland Park neighborhood, promises they’ll soon be delivering tacos by drone. Watch this proof-of-concept video where a drone makes a delivery to a customer — a hungry guy who just happens to live at 420 Someplace Street. God Bless America.

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When you’re named after an infamous chapter in L.A. history, like the band The Chavez Ravine, your musical tour of the City of Angels would be pretty hard core too! ¡Mira Los Angeles!

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streetgangsPublic affairs documentary producer Charles Cahill presents Street Gangs: Challenge to Law Enforcement a 1970s training movie digitized from a 16mm film purchased on eBay, according to YouTube uploader GuilfordGhost.

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Guy practices L.A. driving directions like his Mexican mom (video)

by Lucida Grandé June 27, 2014 Cultura
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OMAIGA! Practice makes perfect, as Francisco Hernandez tries to get his Mexican-mom-style driving directions exactly right.

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How many generations until Latinos become ‘Americans’?

by Sara Inés Calderón May 9, 2013 Cultura
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I consider myself Latina, close to my family’s Mexican culture; I’m bilingual and I’m happy with that identity. But, more often than not, it seems like everyone else is trying to corral me into some other identity, telling me that mine is not sufficient. The neighborhood where I live (photos, above) is a perfect example. […]

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If every picture tells a story–does this one? Caption contest! *UPDATED

by HABLO PICASSO September 10, 2012 Cartoons
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*We have a winner! Scroll down for all the entries and the best caption. Caption this image to win something cool from us and perhaps the esteem of pochos everywhere! Contest begins now and ends at midnight PDT tonight. POCHO decisions final. Bribes accepted but no guarantees, OK? Deal? Deal. Write your caption below to […]

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A time-traveling flapper’s dilemma: ‘Clara’s Los Angeles’ (video)

by JULIO VIERNES July 21, 2012 Cultura
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Clara’s Los Angeles (14:59): The last thing Clara Villanueva remembers was dancing the Charleston at Hollywood’s Ambassador Hotel in 1926. When she wakes up on a park bench in modern downtown Los Angeles, she has a lot of catching up to do. Marissa Chibas wrote, produced, directed and starred in this video, shot downtown and […]

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Music Video: El Vuh rap ‘Ciudad Celestial’ in Teotihuacan and L.A.

by Comic Saenz April 20, 2012 Cultura
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Califas and Aztlan (from the hood to the pyramid at Teotihuacan) are the settings for the spectacular new music video Ciudad Celestial from homies El Vuh, assisted by Roco from Mexico’s City’s legendary band Maldita Vecindad. It’s all about the unidad.

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Music: Ozomatli ‘City of Angels’ (video)

by Comic Saenz February 10, 2012 Cultura
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Eclectic homies Ozomatli love Los Angeles. Two bandmembers say this about their hometown:

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