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A barrier converted in recent years to a park divides El Sereno and South Pasadena. Photo by Andre Rueda.

Was the barrier dividing El Sereno and South Pas fueled by a need for safety — or racial stereotypes?

Andre Rueda, Community News Reporter September 30, 2023

On a crisp summer afternoon, a walk to the end of El Sereno’s Van Horne Blvd. will lead into a small park-like fixture at the top of the hill. Ornamental trees surrounded by lush green grass greet...

An group of performers at the Voices Latinx Indigenous Artists Showcase event.

‘VOICES’ showcase spotlights local Latinx and Indigenous artists and performers

Asha Johnson, Community News Reporter November 14, 2022

Growing up as a Mexican and Black child in Inglewood, Derrick Paris said he noticed that people like him rarely got opportunities to perform or engage seriously in the arts. Paris has had a love for...

 The group pictured in front of the old schoolhouse includes Esperanza and Marguerite Batz, from a family of early farmers. Photo hangs inside the Farmdale Schoolhouse Museum.

Farmdale Schoolhouse brings history to life in El Sereno

Evelyn Contreras, Community News reporter May 11, 2022

When Jorge Garcia attended El Sereno Middle School, he always wondered about the old wood-framed schoolhouse on the campus site but never heard much about it. More recently, when his kids started attending,...

Black and white photo of art in the background and a small child in the foreground

Eastside resident shares creativity and life lessons through workshops

Braylin Collins, Community News Reporter December 21, 2021

Bobby Ramirez, who grew up in El Sereno, had a cousin that graduated from Columbia Law School and another doing life in prison. Which cousin’s path would he follow? The right choice seems obvious...

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