90 year old Emma Lopez grew up in Logan Heights. Her parents owned the Neighborhood Café that was located on National Ave. Emma learned to cook, sew and dance at the Neighborhood House. Emma attend Memorial Jr. High and San Diego High School. Her childhood memories include riding the ferry to Coronado, WWII and dances at the Pacific Ball room , black outs and swimming at Caquita Beach. Emma has been active in the Don Diego VFW since the early 60’s.

1 Growing up in Logan Heights
2 WWII in San Diego, Dancing and dating in WWII.
3 Life after the war. baseball the freeway and the ferry.
4 Don Diego VFW Post. in Logan Heights.