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Latino Life
Latino Life

Covering the issues, politics, culture and lifestyle of the Latino community in Los Angeles, California and beyond.

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Part of a growing cadre of Latino writers speaking out, staffers say the project came with a low budget, poor pay and a brutal schedule.

In the Heights

Latinx audiences, key to the success of ‘Fast and Furious,’ are Hollywood’s most dependable customers. Now they’re helping movie theaters bounce back after COVID-19. Will they be rewarded?

Movies

How ‘In the Heights’ pulled off its most moving, ambitious musical number of all

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jon M. Chu, Olga Merediz and others break down ‘Paciencia y Fe,’ the immigrant ballet sure to give viewers a ‘big gasp moment.’

In Depth

Some 1.1 million students in California are English learners. Experts say schools must make immediate and swift interventions to salvage their education.

Baldwin Park had the second highest rate of COVID-19 deaths in the San Gabriel Valley, yet it lagged in vaccinations. Here’s how a church and various other groups set up a clinic

Columnists

  • Gustavo Arellano

    Arellano covers Southern California everything and a bunch of the West and beyond.

  • Carolina A. Miranda

    Miranda covers art, architecture and urban design, along with various other facets of culture.

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Special Projects

  • On Aug. 29, 1970, more than 20,000 demonstrators marched through East Los Angeles for the National Chicano Moratorium Against the Vietnam War. But the protest for peace devolved into conflict between demonstrators and sheriff’s deputies. By day’s end, hundreds were arrested and trailblazing Latino journalist Ruben Salazar was dead. The events and emotions of that chaotic day still reverberate in L.A.’s Latino community 50 years later.

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