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Rudy Escoto: The heart of Los Cinco Puntos

It was a hot and humid that Friday afternoon. I had just left school and was going to head to Los Cinco Puntos with my Dad. 347 more words

Symbolic 'puntos' in East L.A.

As the years progressed in East Los Angeles, changes has been occurring since its founding days. This specific place has been around since 1967. It goes by the name of Los 5 Puntos, which in English translation is “the five points”; the name behind it has been at question for the longest. 367 more words

East LA Day 4, 2017

Wednesday March 8, 2017

Happy International Women’s day!

Wednesday morning we woke up refreshed and ready to go. We piled in the car heading toward the one and only Homeboy industries. 254 more words

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Unique Dollar: a store with a unique past

Opened in the late 1920’s, the Unique Theater, which is now known as the Unique Dollar store located at First Street between Gage and Townsend Avenues in East Los Angeles, was an innovated structure at the time as a large neighborhood house with a nice marquee. 415 more words

The All Wars Memorial: Pride of Mexican American Veterans

The All Wars Memorial is a perfect representation of Mexican American pride. This memorial was originally built in 1947 to honor Mexican Americans who have served in the U.S. 414 more words

East LA Day 2 and 3, 2017

Hola, bienvendios!

Better late than ever we have arrived! East L.A. we love your culture and community, but we can do without the California traffic! We started our journey with authentic Mexican food at Yeya’s (can only be said with a sassy Ya-Ya!). 517 more words

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Los Pescuezitos: a culture symbol of East L.A.

The “Santa Rita” taco truck located on 3900 block of 1st Street or as everyone calls it, “Los Pescuezitos,” has for a very long time been a cultural symbol of East L.A. 517 more words