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  • Ernest Gallego Autobiography

    The year is 2005, here sits a man by the name of Ernest E. Gallego. He currently wears prescription glasses, his hair white and receded, and very modestly dressed. A dark colored button down short sleeve shirt and light gray colored dress pants, held up by a black belt. His age 79, date of birth November 14, 1925 in East Los Angeles, CA, Hispanic male born of legally Immigrant parents, and a total of six male siblings. He being “number four in the packing order.” He attended Garfield High School in East Los Angeles; were he was involved in sports: track and cross country. “I was not fluent and I couldn 't speak English when I started Kindergarten. (smiles) Nothing but Spanish, OK.” His father passed away on the 24th of January, 1942. “Just about six…

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  • Stand And Deliver Movie Analysis

    Urban schools are most always portrayed in a negative light. Such is the case in the movie called Stand and Deliver which takes place in a high school in East Los Angeles during the 1980’s. This movie is based off a true story about a teacher by the name of Jaime Escalante, played by Edward Olmos, who worked diligently with a group of roughneck students because he thought that every student has the potential to learn. He believed that if the students and teacher had enough “Ganas” or motivation…

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  • Chicano Punk Research Paper

    punk without bringing up East Los Angeles and what was happening in the backyard punk scene. Even within the punk subculture, those from East Los Angeles were alienated by the West LA punks who were predominately white. Only recently has more awareness been given to a community that birthed greats such as the very political Los Illegals (founders of the Club Vex), the socially conscious and all female band The Brat, and the D-I-Y group The Plugz who eventually played with Bob Dylan. At the…

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  • Location And Obscure Property Case Study

    Location and Secure Property: The city of Los Angeles, California has two separate approaches regarding the business of sport and sport participation in its city. On one side, Los Angeles is a city engulfed with the reputation of being a city filled with high-profile professional sport teams such as the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, and the newly relocated Los Angeles Rams. With the city having such an array of different sport and entertainment venues, this is a great opportunity…

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  • Gang Allowances

    In every state and city there is always those type of neighborhoods that we consider or label as bad and dangerous. But what makes these cities so dangerous? Is it the people that settle in the neighborhood that makes them dangerous or the way media portrays them with the violence and segregations of organizations such as gangs and the crime rates? We see this occurring all around the world marking gangs as the number one problem to the situation. As a result we see many laws emerging across the…

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  • Ecology Of Fear Analysis

    Los Angeles is the second largest city in the United States following New York City on the East Coast. This idolized city that many have nicknamed, L.A., rests within the southern region of the ‘Golden State’ of California. Los Angeles is most widely known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and for also housing a major center of the American entertainment industry. The worldwide popularity L.A. has received, stems from the city being the source of many…

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  • Creative Class Theories

    As a result, the old New York-Los Angeles rivalry is changing, at least on the East Coast side of the equation. No longer do in-the-know New Yorkers reflexively parrot sneers like the old Woody Allen line, that the only cultural advantage of Los Angeles is the right turn on red. Indeed, Los Angeles has seemingly become the flight fantasy of choice for the likes of Ms. Turner, who insists that anything good she was giving up in overpriced, overstressed Brooklyn is already in place on the booming…

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  • Eggleston Family Services Case Study

    do not attend wraparound team meetings 7. Five agencies that Eggleston collaborate with to provide services to our clients are (1) The Help Group-3761 Stocker St Los Angeles, CA 90008. (323) 291-5003 Wraparound is an innovative program designed to maintain at-risk children in their homes and avoid placement in institutions or other restrictive settings. Wraparound assists families in acquiring the skills and resources they need to raise their children in safe, healthy and nurturing…

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  • San Pedro Description

    Cities of San Pedro and Torrance The city of San Pedro is a coastal community located in the city of Los Angeles, covering 12.046 square miles. It is port city that is neighbors to the cities of Long Beach and Wilmington to its East, Harbor City to its North, and Ranchos Palos Verdes and Lomita to its West. Housing a portion of the Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro, is known as a blue collar town. With consideration to national averages the city of San Pedro is considerably high in both violent…

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  • Swot Analysis West Hollywood

    West Hollywood is a city in Los Angeles, California. West Hollywood is known for a variety of things, including the Sunset Strip, its large LGBT population and regular celebrity sightings. Since its earliest years, West Hollywood has earned a reputation for its nightlife and home to emerging artists in the entertainment industry. Based on the city’s history and current demographics, it is suitable for a new live entertainment venue to be established. SWOT Analysis Strengths: One of the biggest…

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