Angeleno Heart

Los Angeles stories through an alternative lens.

Angeleno Heart was started with the thought of capturing pictures and telling a story.


“Los Angeles has so many untold stories. I set out to hunt and capture them one at a time. I was born and raised in L.A, and it’s a city that in my eyes will be better understood; once you read these little packaged stories that make up this great city. I hope you enjoy them.”

– Henry Lara, Founder/ Writer of Angeleno Heart

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Charlie Waters and his Childhood Window

January 21, 2017 By Henry Lara

In 1955, my father Charles Waters was born upstairs in a building on the corner of 60th Place and Normandie Ave in South Los...

Alonzo “Lonnie” Clayton

May 11, 2016 By Henry Lara

Alonzo "Lonnie" Clayton - at the age of 15, became the youngest jockey to ever win the Kentucky Derby. That record still stands today.