This 24-Year-Old Latina Mortician Beautifies the Dead and Influences the Living
Growing up in Arleta with a first-generation family from El Salvador, Berrios admits that her family only embraced her career choice two years ago, after she started to win awards like “Young Funeral Director of the Year.” The 24-year-old works as the licenced funeral director and embalmer at Hollywood Forever cemetery. As a young person born in peak Generation Z, she's documented her deathcare journey on TikTok and has accrued more than 43K followers on the platform.
Womanizer-Killing Demons and Pulque: A Look Into Horror Nights’ Popular Latino-Inspired Maze
What does it take to bring a culturally accurate "haunted house" to L.A.’s best Halloween attraction at Universal Studios? Hint: Diego Luna, Danny Trejo, and a morbid curiosity for the macabre side of Latin America’s pre-colonizer history.
L.A.’s Ten Best Novelty and Toy Shops To Bring Out Your Inner Pee-wee Herman
To help you bring some of Pee-wee's madcap and joyous spirit into your life, we've got a guide to the ten most fun shops he would (and sometimes did) love in L.A. to help.
Watch This New Mario Kart Track Take You On a Joyride Through L.A.
Local landmarks like City Hall, the Inglewood oil field, and the Santa Monica Pier are enough to power-up our civic pride with the strength of a mainlined fire flower.
Hundreds Gathered in Venice for a “Celebration of Life” Lowrider Cruise In Honor Of Born x Raised Founder Spanto (Photo Essay)
The event at Oakwood Park started with lowriders posting up to chill and then evolved into a big street gathering. Motorcycles and juiced-up cars joined the mix with an impromptu sideshow, something Spanto enjoyed himself.
Where Did All the Salt Shakers Go In L.A. Restaurants? An Investigative Report
Once staples of the restaurant booth–like napkin dispensers or bare legs sticking to vinyl seats—salt shakers have vanished. We have a few theories why...
The Recipes at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes’ Latest Exhibition Are Keeping the Memories of Mexico’s Disappeared People Alive
More than 112,000 people have disappeared in Mexico over the last 60 years. A new exhibition, inspired by two books on the tragic subject, is now open at LA Plaza Cocina in downtown Los Angeles, honoring some of them with their favorite recipes for flan, pozole, and other regional recipes.