Driver licenses for undocumented immigrants in California will be issued starting Jan. 2, but some might have to wait until March for their DMV appointment.
Streets in Boyle Heights were like an open book of murals. Images of indigenous symbols told stories about the community. Now artists are bringing glory back to some faded old memories.
Becoming an American citizen doesn't make someone feel like an American, but living here illegally doesn't stop someone from becoming a proud American. Two cousins struggle to find their true identities.
East L.A. has been a hotspot for gang violence for the last few decades and escaping its wrath can be tough for those who reside in the area. Yet the issue of gang violence is complex.
With a church on nearly every street corner, religious iconography adorns churches, schools, shops, and even bus stops — religion runs through every aspect of daily life in the enclave of Boyle Heights in Los Angeles.
At one time, East Los Angeles’ Whittier Boulevard was considered a movie destination, dotted with elegant movie palaces. Today, only traces of old architecture—and the memories of residents—remain.
As mortgage rates runn at its 18-month lowest level, the cost of getting a loan to buy a new home has become a lot lower. However, many potential first-time home buyers in Boyle Heights took a wait-and-see stance instead.
The threat of community displacement is taking shape as Metro developers look for ways to commercialize around Mariachi Plaza. A music and art festival aimed to shed light on the problems the community is having.
In Old Maravilla, East Los Angeles, Thanksgiving means a freshly slaughtered turkey from Majestic Poultry and lining up outside El Gallo Bakery at 4 a.m. to pick up a fresh bag of pan de agua.