Richelle Huizar, a mayoral appointee to the city’s Commission on the Status of Women and the wife of José Huizar, Eagle Rock’s City Councilmember, is the co-chair of the 27th annual Latina History Day conference, to be held on Friday, Mar. 9 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown L.A. The conference, sponsored by Hispanas Organized for Political Equality, will feature speakers and workshops on the theme of “Leading with Values and Purpose.” Ticket prices range from $35 to $150, depending on student status and whether tickets are purchased as a group or individually. For more information and to register, visit: events-latinas.org/lhd2018.
The team from Franklin High savors their first-place win in the LAUSD Academic Decathlon. Front row (left to right), Regina Marquez Martinez (Principal), Katie Rodriguez, Raquel Alegria, Gian Munoz Mayo, Jade Tolentino, Tina Wu, John Rev Bermudez. Back row (left to right), Raymond Guillen, Patrick Dowd (Coach), Henry Reyes, David Flores, Bienn Viquiera, Adrian Manhey, Yenny Yi (Coach)
Nature could be restored in and along riverside areas like this one, while the park is upgraded with new and improved playing fields.