Thirty Years Later, Northridge Earthquake Survivors Remember
"The interior of the building and my office looked like a building in a war zone with destroyed walls, debris, desks, and bookshelves overturned and windows all broken out. These scenarios were all around you," recalls a CSUN lecturer there at the time of the 1994 earthquake.
L.A.’s 13 Most Infamous Murder Sites
While these sites' physical appearance or purpose may have changed over time, the legacy and horrors of what might have happened there linger forever. Once you know the backstory, walking or driving past them on a cool, crisp October evening is sufficient to provide you with a heaping helping of heebie-jeebies.
L.A. TACO Reporter Featured In Smithsonian Museum Exhibit Highlighting The Work of Latina Journalists Throughout History
The exhibit chronicles the historic work of Latina journalists while highlighting their groundbreaking work in advocating for Spanish-speaking communities. L.A. TACO's own Janette Villafana joined two other journalists, Victoria Leandra and Bianca Graulau, who were chosen to represent Latina journalists in the exhibit's "future" section.
The Secret Motorcycle Gang History of Tijuana’s Best Fish Tacos
Open since 1991 and operated by one of the daughters of Tijuana's famous fish taco gem, Las 4 Hermanas. The fish tacos at Alicia's are so delicious that they are charged to a running tab since most people always order more than they thought they wanted. But the portraits of old bikers on the restaurant's walls tell a deeper story.
Downey: 7 Facts You Need To Know
Downey is home to the first Taco Bell, L.A.'s oldest McDonald's, and the largest Cuban population west of the Mississippi. It also helped put people on the moon.
After 80 Years, L.A. Formally Denounces The Racism of The “Zoot Suit Riots”
A motion brought by Supervisor Hilda Solis was unanimously approved to denounce "the devastation of the Zoot Suit Riots, recognize [it] as a dark chapter in Los Angeles County's history, and recommit to fighting against racial discrimination.''