La Central Bakery: The bakery people keep coming back for

Loyalty is an important trait to me

The thing that stands out most from my identity is my loyalty: loyalty to my family, to my neighborhood, and to the people around me. The community that I came from has a lot to do with my loyalty. Loyalty comes from the heritage and people who live in East L.A. The...

The kid from Torres High School

The kid from Torres High School

Michael Alvarez is a senior at the East Los Angeles Renaissance Academy, one of the schools on the Torres campus where he attended for the last four years. During his four years, he played football and maintained a steady job at WSS, a shoe warehouse, on the weekends....