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Zocalo: Dribbling my way into acceptance in Westlake

Posted November 19, 2012 by | 0 Comments | ]
By Melody Kramer via Flickr

A few years ago, I moved to Westlake, a ridiculously high-density, low-income neighborhood just west of downtown Los Angeles. It’s home to one of the city’s largest Central American communities (when you’re broke here, you eat pupusas, not tacos), and a quick look at an L.A. Times crime map will tell you it’s also one of the most crime-ridden neighborhoods in the city. Still, the grittiness of the area …

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