Xikano Samurai

  As I walk through the streets of Boyle heights Amaterasu, the sun goddess wetting my back Passing nopales, raspados and guayava trees Following the paths set before me by the vatos locos of y... Read More...

3rd Street

Blonde brunette, Eating flaming hot cheetos. Eastside Stroller baby on the sidewalk, Neck, Rosary, with Raul R.I.P.  ... Read More...

Piedras

Si encuentras piedras Retíralas”¦ Si hay obstáculos Derríbalos”¦ Si estas cansado Detente y descansa”¦  ¡Pero nunca te rindas!  ... Read More...

Mi Escuela

Mi escuela es la mejor Boyle Heights tiene el honor De tenerla en su región Para ofrecer buena educación Di buscas una solución Para poder triunfar Busca Boyle Heights Y soluci... Read More...

Boyle Heights

Boyle Heights es azul como el cielo Es más que un rojo atardecer Sus calles nos brindan consuelo A los que moramos aquí. Caminos, plazas, y murales Recuerdos de nuestro país Grandes... Read More...

How Safe is Boyle Heights?

Boyle Heights Beat reporters interviewed nearly 50 residents about which areas they considered “safe” and “unsafe” in the neighborhood. Many of those interviewed listed “home” as the safest area. When asked for another lo... Read More...

Controversy surrounds Wyvernwood project

Children playing soccer in the grass. Families celebrating birthdays in their backyards. The smell of carne asada in the air. This is what a typical weekend is like at the Wyvernwood Garden Apartments in Bo... Read More...

The Timeline

Here’s what’s next for the Wyvernwood Redevelopment Plan:   ”¢ The Los Angeles City Planning Department is reviewing the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) prepared by Fifteen Group, the developer. The Draft EIR is expected to b... Read More...

A Flourishing Farmers Market

  As you walk on First Street towards Mariachi Plaza, you hear a heavy bass accompanied by a soothing electronic trance. Before you know it, a soulful, spirited jazz is mixed in with a fast-moving cumbi... Read More...