By Alaia Howell
The brick-laid build- ings and worn wood pillars that line East Yosemite Avenue between E and D streets are evidence of a long- standing history.
From the taquerias and Los Tres Reyes Bakery to Solito Fashion, one gets a sense of the rich Hispanic presence in the area. It’s like the Old West meets Little Jalisco, and Madera Mini Mall stands as the hub of it all.
Three generations after her grandfather, Bill Brammer, purchased the two-story building that currently houses the shopping center, Susan Savage continues his legacy as the owner the facility.
Savage said she can remember spending her years as a child with her “pop pop” back when the building served as a shoe store...