Angie Fuentes

Angie Fuentes

The First Street Store

The First Street Store

The First Street Store opened in 1924. I consider it a vintage store that had good deals, which is what got people’s attention, especially lower-class people. This store was like a Target or Walmart, but a smaller version with a lot of different departments for...

Profile: Alex Gutierrez, owner of Alex Burgers

Profile: Alex Gutierrez, owner of Alex Burgers

Alex Gutierrez was named after his father who owned the restaurant Alex Burgers. The younger Alex took over the business after his father passed away. Alex has pale skin and light brown eyes. He is a 57-year-old classic man who is very responsible and outstanding. He...

Profile: Alex Gutierrez, owner of Alex Burgers

What I call home

I lived in Pico Rivera with my mother and father. My mother discovered a job in East Los Angeles at the First Street Store, a landmark that was sold and is being turned into a charter school. My mom was having problems with my dad, and we ended up moving to an...