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Lindsey Haley Chicana Writer
Lindsey Haley is a Chicana journalist, playwright, poet and lowrider. She moved to Venice in her adolescence and still lives on the West Side today. Lindsey was writing cover stories for Lowrider Magazine at its peak in the 80’s, and still expresses her culture through writing.
Richard Cortez of venice sitting on a bench
Richard shares some memories of Venice and the Westside from a #Chicano experience. From the days before the #90freeway to daily hood life, activities, understandings, and social challenges. He also touches on understandings about "gang" life, addiction, and police brutality.
Angie Behrens, esteemed elder of the Gabrielino Tongva tribe,shares glimpses and experiences of early West LA through the vibrant lenses of both her Tongva and Mexican heritages
Frankie Duarte is a West Los legend and treasure. Legendary boxer, great guy, and also a champion outside the boxing ring.
A glimpse into the life of Phyllis Castro who raised in West Los neighborhood of Sawtelle.

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Lindsey Haley Chicana Writer
Richard Cortez of venice sitting on a bench
west los angeles gardner man
Frank Casillas of Santa Monica
Chang - Chicano old-timer from Barrio Venice, CA