Marylin Castillo dances in Los Angeles on May 5, 2011, in honor of the Cinco de Mayo celebration. Half of Angelenos either are Latin American immigrants or their descendants, but today, 60 percent of Latinos in Los Angeles County are native born. (AP Photo/ Nick Ut)
Marylin Castillo dances in Los Angeles on May 5, 2011, in honor of the Cinco de Mayo celebration. Half of Angelenos either are Latin American immigrants or their descendants, but today, 60 percent of Latinos in Los Angeles County are native born. (AP Photo/ Nick Ut) Nick Ut AP
Marylin Castillo dances in Los Angeles on May 5, 2011, in honor of the Cinco de Mayo celebration. Half of Angelenos either are Latin American immigrants or their descendants, but today, 60 percent of Latinos in Los Angeles County are native born. (AP Photo/ Nick Ut) Nick Ut AP

L.A. isn’t Latin America, whatever California elites tell you. But it ought to be

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