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2017 Greetings from East LA

2017 Greetings from East LA

Greetings from East LA is an art, design, urban planning and community journalism project by 12th grade students at East Los Angeles Renaissance Academy at Esteban Torres High School. The project explores, documents and interprets the value that high school students...

La Central Bakery: The bakery people keep coming back for

La Central Bakery: The bakery people keep coming back for

La Central Bakery was built in 1984 and has been a part of the community ever since.This historical monument's first location was just around the corner from where it is now located. The family owned business gave back to community with its traditional and cultural...

La Central Bakery: The bakery people keep coming back for

Different opportunities

I was born and raised in Boyle Heights. I’ve lived there all my life. Even though I don’t live in East L.A., that community is still important to me because of the schools I have attended there. When I entered my first year of high school, I went to Roosevelt High...

La Central Bakery: The bakery people keep coming back for

Celebrity Profile: Jim’s Burgers

Everyone probably thinks a celebrity is a person who either sings, an athlete, or famous movie star. Well they are wrong; a celebrity can be found anywhere around the city. To me, a celebrity is a well-known person, someone who doesn’t forget where they come from and...

Ramirez Meat Market

Ramirez Meat Market

East L.A. is not only an amazing city that is rich in culture, but also one that has many landmarks and celebrities many people don’t acknowledge. People who don’t live in East L.A. assume that there’s nothing special about it. I’ve never lived in East L.A., but I’ve...

The Latino Walk Of Fame

The Latino Walk Of Fame

It was a sunny day. The temperature was pleasant to go out and spend time outside. I decided to go to Whittier Boulevard because I heard about the Latino Walk of Fame. Many people from the Eastside know it. I was curious how it looked. It was my first time walking...

La Central Bakery: The bakery people keep coming back for

The Tamale Lady

East L.A. has a lot of strong-hearted people, some who are considered celebrities are the people who are inspirations or role models for success. An example of such a person is Mrs. Vasquez, who sells tamales with her husband. With that position you may not think she...

City Terrace Park

City Terrace Park

Some people believe there is nothing special or worthwhile in East Los Angeles. I think those people have been looking in the wrong places because they completely overlooked City Terrace Park. City Terrace Park is a large park located in the center of City Terrace, a...

Aurora Gonzales, Pasteleria Luceros

Aurora Gonzales, Pasteleria Luceros

If you heard the word celebrity what comes to mind? Is it some huge movie star that has millions of dollars, or some sports athlete that plays in a famous sports team? What about some sweet lady in charge of a family owned bakery? Well in East Los Angeles celebrities...