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The Sorrento Market Story and the Story of Albert Vera Presented by Albert Vera, Jr.

 

March 30, 2015

Albert Vera, Jr. will tell the story of his father, Albert Vera, the founder of the Sorrento Market, at the general meeting of the Culver City Historical Society, Wednesday, April 15 at 7 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room in the Veterans Memorial Building at 4117 Overland Avenue, Culver City.

Albert Vera, an immigrant who came to America to pursue the American Dream, created the famous market on Sepulveda Boulevard and the Vera Family holdings. He served time in the military, raised his family in Culver City and eventually became a member of the Culver City Council and Mayor of the city.

Albert Jr. will present a power point presentation and discussion of the family's history with other members of the Vera family. Door prizes will be offered and there will be a drawing for Julie Lugo Cerra's cookbook Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble.

The public is invited to enjoy this free program and students are encouraged to attend. Entry is through the Archives and Resource Center in the back parking lot.

For information call (310) 253-6941 or send an email

 

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