|Mexican-Americans and other Latinos wandering around the City of Angels (latimes.com)|
|Latino celebs like Chicana Selena Gomez on the streets of L.A. (PeopleEnEspanol.com)|
|Los Angeles' favorite soccer/futbol team, like its favorite cuisine, comes from Mexico (AP)|
|It's all about directly experiencing the Truth|
|La Virgen de Guadalupe as Latin Guan Yin|
|Ancient Mexico in Mesoamerica was partially usurped to form the United States. Mesoamerica included North and Central America, including California, where the people remember the Mayan, Aztec, Toltec, and Olmec empires (wiki)|
|Reality check: El Pueblo de L.A.|
|Jessica Alba, mom, Beverly Hills|
Like the original Protestant movement opposing corrupt Catholic institutions, Buddhism says we don't need an intermediary between us and the Truth, us and reality, us and enlightenment (seeing things as they really are), seeing the end-of-suffering (nirvana).
|Ricky Ricardo (Desi Arnaz) loves Lucy|
miscegenation, which was illegal in the U.S. until the 1950s, but has been and is now one of the most popular things Anglos and Latinos do, like Sofia Vergara and "Al Bundy" on Modern Family as the new Lucy and her Hispanic hubby).
|Afghan, Chinese Buddhist missionaries to Cali|
Geoffrey Mohan (Science: latimes.com)
Mexico boasts a staggering genetic diversity, study shows