Barrio Logan is David Alvarez territory.
Alvarez grew up in this neighborhood, the son of working-class Mexican immigrants. He breathed the exhaust from a nearby chrome-plating shop, pollution that he says gave him asthma. His father worked as a janitor just down the street at the Barrio Community Center.
He’s focused much of his campaign on the idea that he’s lived the problems he wants to fix, and it’s a message that seems to have resonated with voters here.
Pilar Amaya on Alvarez: He grew up w my son. He’s from my community. I trust him. pic.twitter.com/0Zgp1b7Wun
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