Classic Shrimp Taco Recipe

Makes 5 Tacos INGREDIENTS 20 deveined/deshelled jumbo shrimp 2 tbsp. of all-purpose secret rub (refer to recipe) Pinch of kosher salt Pinch of pepper 1 tbsp. of olive oil 1 bunch of watercress (des... Read More...
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Domestic violence: Where can you get help?

East Los Angeles Women’s Center 1255 S. Atlantic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90022 (323) 526- 5819 Hotline for help in cases of rape or physical abuse: (800) 585-6231 Support hotline for HIV/AIDS: (800) 400-7432 Children’s Bureau at  Magnoli... Read More...

Firstdays

  Our streets are alive with traffic hums, tuba blares, microphoned priests and paleta bells the rapid drumming of tiny feet playing on cement open windows playing tiny bursts of work son... Read More...

Orange Tree, by T.M. Dylan

There’s an orange tree in my front yard I lived a life of warm and fuzzies To touch this life of cold and hard Migrating west to things I’ve never felt Watching blistered hands play the card... Read More...

Teaching by the example

  For many Boyle Heights students, educational success is a challenge. Many are dealing with poverty, as well as a lack of role models in a community where only 5 percent of residents have degrees from... Read More...
Healthy Shrimp Tacos

Cooking Mexican Dishes with a Healthy Twist

You can have your favorite foods and still stay fit! Mexican food can be found all over Boyle Heights. You can get enchiladas from a restaurant or tacos from a street vendor. But the calories in these foods can easily add up. With Latinos having higher ... Read More...