“The customer used to be newly arrived immigrants and the first generation that shopped on 4th Street […] Well, now everybody wants that customer and there are bilingual graphics and products in stores and malls, so there’s no reason for them to shop downtown anymore.” — Irving Chase

from Santanero Zine’s article on the unjust shutting down of Moya’s Bakery in DTSA.

This is an example of the excuses white business men are making for taking Downtown Santa Ana away from the people who live there and trying to make it appeal to other white people.