Jackie Rios

Jackie Rios

My name is Jackelin and I attend the school ELARA at Torres High School. My graduation plan is to go to college and be a therapist. Something that is interesting to me is going to different places that i never been to before. I also like going shopping.
Jim’s Burgers

Jim’s Burgers

Jim’s Burgers is located on Olympic and Indiana. It’s famous for having the best hamburgers in East Los Angeles. I’ve know this place since I first moved here nine years ago. I also know the place really well because my family and I would go there every Sunday when...

Profile: Celia Ramirez, owner of Ramirez Meat Market

Profile: Celia Ramirez, owner of Ramirez Meat Market

Celia Ramirez was born in Puebla, Mexico and like many people, she migrated to the U.S. for a better life. Before, she used to sell fruits and vegetables and now she is an owner of the “Ramirez Meat Market” that is located in East Los Angeles. She describes her market...

Family time

Family time

I was 10 years old when I first came to East L.A. It’s also been 10 years since I’ve seen my father. I was born in San Bernardino. It was my mother’s decision to come to East L.A. to have a better life, for her to have an opportunity to work, and for my siblings and I...