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.
Ramona Sierra, 90, and Suzanna Bermudez, 65, went to City Hall on Wednesday to ask for help to avoid being evicted from their bungalows in Eagle Rock. Photo by: Bill Hendrickson