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.
Lucia Sano, 14, (at right), a student at Eagle Rock High School, shown with a portion of the mural at Oxy Arts which she created with help from fellow students at ERHS, Franklin High School, Occidental College, Oxy Arts staff and passersby.