Steal Her Style: Nicole Richie’s Lux Layers
By Verky Arcos | 01/10/2011 - 16:00

We can always count on style maven Nicole Richie to add her personal flair to any outfit. She was wearing this layered ensemble when photographed leaving the Andy Lecompte salon in West Hollywood.

Here’s how to get Richie’s laid-back Los Angeles look for a whole lot less!


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POLL: Should George Lopez Run for Mayor of Los Angeles?
By Mariela Rosario | 12/22/2010 - 12:20

George Lopez paid a visit to Good Day LA and briefly talked about his ambitions to run for Mayor of Los Angeles, California in eight years—and no, he wasn't not joking. Why should he be? As Lopez himself says, "If Arnold Schwarzenegger can be governor, why can't George Lopez be the mayor of LA?"

He has a point there. Watch the interview below and tell us:


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Why Christina Aguilera Wants to Charge You $5000 per Ticket
By Grace Bastidas | 08/17/2010 - 14:45

Can you spare $5,000? That’s the starting ticket price for a gala fundraiser that Christina Aguilera is headlining on September 25. The money benefits special exhibitions and programming at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).


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Mayor Villaraigosa Asks Fans to Pay for MJ Memorial
By Mariela Rosario | 07/07/2009 - 18:00

The mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa, has reached out to Michael Jackson fans and L.A. residents to ask for tax-deductible donations to help cover the costs of the memorial service that took place today at the Staples Center. The city provided security for the massive motorcade that transported the pop star's body, shutting down tons of L.A.'s busiest thoroughfares and erecting massive screens to give fans who were unable to make it into the Staples Center a view of the ceremony, not to mention the hundreds of additional police officers deployed for the memorial.


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VIDEO: The Tonight Show Brings Back "Noches de Pasión con Conando"
By Diana Buendia | 06/10/2009 - 16:10

Last night, Conan O’Brien treated the The Tonight Show crowd to one of the most popular and hilarious skits from his Late Show days. In winking acknowledgment of the huge Latino population of Los Angeles where he now films, Conan blessed the audience with another installment of Noches de Pasión con Conando.


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Los Angeles to Institute Gangster Test for Youth
By Mariela Rosario | 05/21/2009 - 10:30

Social psychologist Malcolm Klein, a retired University of Southern California professor, has created a test that he says will help determine if a child is destined for a life of crime and involvement in gangs. A multiple-choice test for children between the ages of 10 and 15 to be exact. 


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Antonio Villaraigosa Wins Re-Election, Fuels Talk That He Could Become Governor
By Mariela Rosario | 03/04/2009 - 14:40

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who was re-elected for a second term yesterday, told a crowd of his supporters, "I stand before you all humbled tonight, humbled by your support and by your confidence."

Villaraigosa won the election easily after a rocky start to his first term, which saw the dissolution of his marriage due to an affair with a local TV news anchor, and the defeat of his plan to reform city schools.


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Table Talk: El Baron
By Verky Arcos | 02/20/2009 - 14:15

El Baron Restaurant
8641 W Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 841-6298

There are tons of Cuban, Mexican, Brazilian, restaurants that can fulfill cravings when we miss mami’s cooking, but have you ever thought of the Latin countries that don’t represent as hard on the restaurant scene? El Salvador is one of those places, and it was refreshing to sample a little taste of home from this wonderful country.


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Carmen Rocha, Waitress Who Introduced USA to Nachos, Is Dead at 77
By Mariela Rosario | 10/17/2008 - 14:41

Carmen Rocha, a well known employee El Cholo Mexican restaurant in LA has passed away. The waitress, who started working at the restaurant in 1959, gained notoriety for a dish she would make for her favorite customers. Following a recipe she had picked up back in her hometown of San Antonio, TX, Rocha would layer tortilla wedges, cheddar cheese and jalapeno slices and serve them up as a special treat for her favorite customers. Before long, the dish became so popular that the Salisbury family (owners of El Cholo) added it onto their menu. And voilà, nachos were born!


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Eva Longoria-Parker Has a Star-Studded Girls' Night Out
By Latina Staff | 03/10/2008 - 10:32

What was Eva Longoria-Parker doing eating at posh LA restaurant STK the night after her own posh L.A. restaurant, Beso, opened? Dining with Posh, of course! Eva and Victoria Beckham stepped out for dinner and drinks along with mutual friend, actress Kate Beckinsale (side note: what a random trio!) this past Friday night, OK! magazine reports.


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