Arts and Entertainment

Profile: Celia Ramirez, owner of Ramirez Meat Market

Profile: Celia Ramirez, owner of Ramirez Meat Market

Celia Ramirez was born in Puebla, Mexico and like many people, she migrated to the U.S. for a better life. Before, she used to sell fruits and vegetables and now she is an owner of the “Ramirez Meat Market” that is located in East Los Angeles. She describes her market...

Profile: Trinidad Huerta, Raspado entrepreneur

Profile: Trinidad Huerta, Raspado entrepreneur

“Una vez durante la noche, un grupo de cholos estaban gritando que barrio es superior en frente de la casa y sabía que algo iba pasar, así que levante mis hijos y me escondí en el cuarto de atrás. Luego de repente balas volaban por todas partes orando a dios que nada...

Profile: Rudy Salinas, community activist

Profile: Rudy Salinas, community activist

Have you ever wondered what you could do for the planet? That’s exactly what Rudy Salinas has wondered ever since he was young. Rudy Salinas is someone who has helped many countries and fought for the well-being of others. Among those many countries is Africa, a place...

Profile: Rudy Salinas, community activist

Alicia Morales, owner of Maravilla Meat Market

Alicia Morales, owner of the Maravilla Meat Market, has been in business for over nine years. She is considered a celebrity to the East L.A. community because she is well-known and has not only helped people through her store, but also when she’s out in the community....

Profile: Rudy Salinas, community activist

Profile: Maria, the street vendor

Maria is one of the many street vendors in my community. I interviewed her as my local East L.A. celebrity. She was very apprehensive throughout the interview, quiet and vague when answering questions. This is understandable considering the authorities can be a hassle...

WE Day 2016: Uniting celebrities and students

WE Day 2016: Uniting celebrities and students

Selena Gomez. Demi Lovato. Joe Jonas. Rowan Blanchard. Sabrina Carpenter. Charlize Theron. The stars of New Girl. And even the Muppets. All of the above took the stage at the Forum in front of 16,000 students to celebrate the power of coming together and changing the...

Allison Holker spills details on Dancing With the Stars

Allison Holker spills details on Dancing With the Stars

On last season’s Dancing With the Stars, fan favorite pairing composed of dancer Allison Holker with singer Riker Lynch from R5 won runner-up. Holker returns to DWTS Season 21 for her third time on the show, and this time she’s set on taking home the grand prize....