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Ernesto Ortega

Ortega's family immigrated from La Herradura, El Salvador, in 1980 and now lives in San Pablo. The 22-year-old is currently unemployed.

Anime over action. “Suncoast Video in Hilltop Mall (1118 Hilltop Mall Rd., Richmond) has a good selection.”

Beverages over Beanie Babies. “You can buy anything at the San Pablo International Market (San Pablo Ave. and El Portal Dr.). I like the coconut drinks.”

Christ over cruising. “St. Paul's (1845 Church Ln., San Pablo). We go, uh, pretty much every Sunday.”

San Rafael over San Pablo. “They have a big Salvadoran community over there.”

Soup over salad. “Yan's Chinese Restaurant [4247 Appian Way #C, El Sobrante] ... I order the combo wor wonton soup.”

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