What you think of as the Eastside or the Westside of Los Angeles might not necessarily be the same as others: Latinos, African Americans, gangs, history and the actual map all have different perspectives on where the Westside ends and the Eastside begins.
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Indeed, few crosstown rivalries involve such ingrained (and often wrong-headed) notions as L.A.'s Eastside-Westside divide. It's as if self-proclaimed Eastsiders are from Venus and Westsiders are from Mars.
Here's a way to look at the Eastside and Westside through different lenses (filtered, of course, through our own biases):More »