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East Los Angeles,

uninc. city (1990 pop. 126,379), Los Angeles co., S Calif., a residential suburb of Los Angeles, in an industrial area. It has a large Mexican-American population. There is a performing arts center and a cultural center. A junior college is there.
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On-site East LA Community Corporation counselors who specialize in financial education;
East LA Meets Napa, traditionally a showcase for emerging wineries and culinary talents, addresses the growing trend of pairing fine wine with Latin fare.
presents "The Sound of East LA Meet the Kings of Latin Swing" - a concert with The Orchestra of Spanish Harlem, special guest Tito Puente, Jr.
LOS ANGELES, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- AltaMed Health Services hosted its fourth annual East LA Meets Napa celebration, featuring the diversity of Latin cuisine from Los Angeles area restaurants coupled with fine wine from Latino-owned or -operated Napa wineries.
Today marks a special day for the East LA Community Corporation, as we continue to develop affordable housing for our hardworking families," says LA County Supervisor Gloria Molina.
Albertsons , the United Hispanic Foundation and The East LA Classic Theatre in Denver announced today they were introducing new literacy and scholarship programs for minority students in the Denver area.
WHAT: Grand opening of the new East LA Marinello School of Beauty in Plaza del Sol.
Julio Cesar Chavez fans love and adore him, as they know of his humble roots -- the way he has fought all the way to gain his legendary status and now, he extends himself to the Youth of East LA through the work of the Julio Cesar Chavez Foundation.
And in neighborhoods such as East LA, site of El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monument and Olvera Street, and San Fernando Valley, site of one of the 21 California Missions--and the only California museum named for a Spanish king--visitors can immerse themselves in Latin culture.
Riverside Center and Garden, the Boys and Girls Club of Cypress Park, the section of the LA River at the Fletcher Street Bridge and two East LA neighborhoods.
He soon branched out beyond the stage, appearing in several feature films -- including Born in East LA and A Million to Juan -- and television sitcoms, and did a stint as the host of the syndicated version of The Newlywed Game.
A Day in East LA," by Wayne Alaniz Healy, is a collage of the sights and scenes of the community, and "Quinto Sol," by Jose Ramirez, captures the hilly panorama of the Eastside as well as the distant skyline of downtown Los Angeles.

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