Cinco de Mayo 2024

Bumper sticker: “We didn’t cross the border; the border crossed us.”

“Who owns California?

In the 19th century, landowning families called Californios were the elites of California. But their fortunes turned when California became a U.S. territory in 1848. Legal battles erupted over their land and property, forcing many Californios into bankruptcy. ~ of University of California”. Originally shared by Los Angeles County – East Rancho Dominguez Library.