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Fishing for Stories in East L.A.

Posted on Friday, February 6th, 2009.

Sunday afternoon at the Civic Center in East Los Angeles

Last week MobileWest pulled into sunny southern California and parked at the East Los Angeles Public Library. The trailer sits in an idyllic spot next to a pond where Angelenos fish, toddlers waddle after ducks, high school students turn up the radio, and one can always find a cart selling elote (corn-on-the-cob) or shaved ice.

Supervisor Gloria Molina speaking at Opening Day in East L.A.

Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina, along with the great folks from our partner station KPCC, welcomed the booth to this historically diverse neighborhood. East L.A. is home to the largest Chicano and Latino communities in the United States.

Selling snacks on Sunday afternoon at the East Los Angeles Civic Center

We look forward to hearing mas historias del barrio and sampling some of the best tamales and tacos in California or dare I say, the United States.

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  • It was a rainy day in LA – a great day to share a story!
    My children have already listened to the CD three times!


    Comment from Birdie on February 17, 2009 at 1:37 am - Reply to this Comment
  • so cool. I’m really jealous. can’t wait for more posts from LA!

    Comment from Caroline on February 10, 2009 at 2:35 pm - Reply to this Comment
  • Mmmmm. Tamales!

    Comment from Jeremy on February 7, 2009 at 6:41 pm - Reply to this Comment

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