For the Zamora family dinner
For a day of rest and relaxation
In order to give the restaurant a thorough cleaning
To plan the menus for the coming week
A developer wanted to lease the property they wanted for expansion.
Their usual customers couldn't afford to eat out as much because of the bad economy.
It was harder to make money because the cost of groceries was skyrocketing.
The health department threatened to shut them down because of cockroaches.
They were investigating Wilfrido Pipo's intentions.
They were trying to sneak away for a date.
They were getting ready for Halloween in the restaurant.
They were preparing for a summer play in the community center.
Everyone was talking about how cool it would be.
Pipo Place would make their restaurant look shabby.
Pipo Place would take away their parking lot.
Everyone seemed to forget how much they liked Abuela's cooking.
She had something going wrong with her lungs.
She was not able to walk and stand to cook.
She was forgetting lots of things as she grew older.
She had skin cancer that was spreading.
Vanessa and the Green Teens
Arturo, Bren and Mop
Carmen and Arturo
The whole Zamora family
She walked away from him.
She put her arms around him and kissed him.
She told him she already had a boyfriend.
She said they couldn't get together since they were cousins.
His building would have exceeded height limits.
His projects often ended in bankruptcy.
His construction methods were shady.
His plan was not to keep all of his promises.