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Before the L.A. Galaxy, Chivas USA, or LAFC, We Had The Los Angeles Aztecs

I wrote about the Los Angeles Aztecs of the North American Soccer League (1970s) for L.A. Taco: Perolli’s crew burned through the opposition, and won the Western Division Trophy. Weeks later, they won the NASL Championship Trophy after they defeated … Continue reading

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Digital Football Review Roundup!

This one goes out to my fellow gamers and football fanatics! Below are short takes with links to the full reviews of both Pro Evolution Soccer 19 by Konami and FIFA 19 by Electronic Arts. Both reviews were published on … Continue reading

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Who Are The ‘Real L.A.’ Soccer Fans? – A Look At The Growing Rivalry Of Galaxy vs. LAFC

I invite everyone to read my latest futbol article in L.A. Taco about “El Trafico,” the rivalry between the LA Galaxy and LAFC. Story link: http://www.lataco.com/who-are-the-real-l-a-soccer-fans-a-look-at-the-growing-rivalry-of-galaxy-vs-lafc/ An excerpt: This tug of war over the identity of the real Los Angeles … Continue reading

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2018 CONCACHAMPS

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RIP LA Weekly

I wanted to write something about what happened last week at LA Weekly. Much of the details can be found in this article by Jack Denton for Pacific Standard. The short version of the story is that a gaggle of … Continue reading

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The Oversimplification Of Complexities

Below is an essay response for a quiz in my “Race, Ethnicity, & Identity” class at San Diego State University. The essay prompt is based on the 1986 film The Mission starring Jeremy Irons as Father Gabriel and Robert De … Continue reading

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For L.A.’s Mexican-American Metal Fans, Todo Es Metal Was a Lineup for the Ages

The Los Angeles Theatre on Broadway first opened its doors in 1931 with the world premiere of Charlie Chaplin’s City Lights. No one who attended that opening night could ever in their wildest dreams have imagined that the 2,000-person capacity … Continue reading

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