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From ‘Coco’ to Pacoima: Día de los Muertos Celebrations in L.A.

With contributions by Elise Thompson. Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday that is also celebrated here in Los Angeles. It brings together families in a cultural melting pot of celebrations to honor the … Continue reading

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Tour the Lost and Long-Gone Graveyards of Los Angeles with Atlas Obscura this Sunday

If you love to explore the unusual, hidden and mysterious, you might already be familiar with the Atlas Obscura website, which contains articles about fascinating foods as well as travel guides for international attractions like strange public art, abandoned amusement … Continue reading

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Feliz Dia de los Muertos – Olvera Street!

There is always something magical to see when Olvera Street celebrates the Day of the Dead with the traditional Novenario procession, public ceremonies, ofrendas, face painting and of course that big cup of champurrado caliente for all us thirsty calaveras! … Continue reading

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Dia de los Muertos

Today is the first day of the 2-day celebration of Day of the Dead. Because of the timing this year between weekends and its proximity to Halloween, there are events happening over the span of two weeks. here are some photographs … Continue reading

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