Re-imagining ‘magic’

Exterior day, Frontier Land and Disney Land.

Re-imagining ‘magic’

As a Walt Disney Imagineer, Cal State L.A. alumnus Alfredo Ayala ’94 endeavors to blur the line between reality and fantasy.


  • The case for forensic art

    Sandra Enslow ’84 stands over her desk displaying a collection of composites.
    Alumna uses art training at CSULA to help catch criminals.

  • Life on the go

    Art Leahy sits in the driver seat of a Metro bus.Metro CEO Art Leahy drove his way to the top, starting his career as a bus driver.

  • A ‘Schindler's List’ child

    Portrait of alumnus Leon Leyson.Alumnus Leon Leyson ’54 shares his story of survival and life under Nazi rule with the campus community.

  • The cutups career

    The TeitelBaums brothers sketch a comic.A creative duo, the Teitelbaum brothers think up daily gags for international publications.

  • Baking up a legacy

    The Porto siblings stand before a display case of pastries.The sweet and savory treats at Porto’s Bakery and Café beckon customers from near and far.

  • Staying healthy, wealthy and wise

    Portrait of Professor Valentine Villa.CSULA Professor and Gerontology Institute Director Valentine Villa provides research and resources for the city’s aging community.