25 Signs You Grew Up Latino in California

Growing up in California, outsiders have the misconception that every day is filled with sun and surf, kind of like we’ve seen on episodes of Beverly Hills 90210 or The O.C: a luxe life with the world at your feet. Growing up Latina in Cali sure had its perks like hanging out in Hollywood (before it got glammed up). And here, you are the majority, but don’t assume it included driving down the PHC in a convertible white Jetta. It’s more like cruising down the barrio streets of East Los in your brother’s beat up Mustang. Life in California is a bit like Mi Vida Loca with a mix of Blossom. Here are 25 signs you grew up in California:

What did we miss? Share your cali experiences in the comments!

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