Interviewees

Ricardo Lopez

Community Historian

Ricardo Lopez, a Vietnam War veteran, is a former gang counselor turned theater producer. Lopez, who has spent the last 25 years following the Salazar case, transformed the Silver Dollar bar into a community theatre and cultural center from 2000-2004. He also produced a play about Salazar’s story as well as an exhibition from the photos taken the day Salazar died at the Silver Dollar bar.