Recent studies show how the stream of Mexican immigrants to California is slowing, and residents, educators and business owners in the central San Fernando Valley say they see that happening. But in their place, a bustling Central and South American community is taking root.
Central and South American community thrives in the Valley
Sidewalk vendors make and sell pupusas, a Salvadoran culinary staple, at Delano Recreation Center in Van Nuys. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times / August 20, 2012)