We told you that, despite popular lore, Los Angeles was NOT turning into Mexico. USC seems to have done a lot more real research on the topic, however. The school's Population Dynamics Research Group is projecting that a majority of L.A. county residents will be native born by the end of the year. ... More >>
California, perhaps more than any other American state, used to epitomize the leading edge of global youth culture, from surfing to skateboarding, mixed-martial-arts fighting to lowriding. If kids were doing it, they were doing it here first. No longer. Maybe. USC researchers looked at the latest ... More >>
12,878 mostly Latinos are pushed out by City Hall, high rents and hipsters
You thought A Day Without A Mexican was just a movie. But more and more, the wildest dreams of anti-illegal-immigration activists are coming true. California's population growth is coming to a halt, says a new USC study (PDF), and much of that is the result of decreasing immigration. At the same ... More >>
Matlock take us away.Ay yay yay. First it was your jobs. Now it's your very homes. A USC study of home ownership in California found that older white folks were abandoning their homes and that Latinos were apparently buying them up (sort of like your old Buick Regals, too). In fact Latinos ... More >>
As the vast number of Baby Boomers continue to retire and get older, who's going to be there to drive them to dinner at 4:30 in the afternoon?Who's going to teach them how to program their DVR? The children? Apparently not.
slicesoflight via FlickrImmigrant haters, you can breathe only slightly easier. There's probably one less Mexican on your block. But seriously, a study finds that the foreign-born in Los Angeles have decreased to 39.4 percent of the population in 2008 from nearly 41 percent in 2000. The ci ... More >>
Geeks in the 'hood and L.A.'s black exodus