Academia Avance, a charter school in Highland Park, presents Noche x Cultural x Night 2018, a festive family night of food, music, dancing, fun and games on Friday, Apr. 13 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Ebell Club in Highland Park (131 S. Ave. 57). The party will celebrate the senior class and raise money for a trip in May for 50 seniors to St. Regis Mohawk Nation, Canada, and the village of Hoosick Falls, NY, two of the places the students have studied in their courses on social policy and public engagement. Tickets are $15 for parents of students at the school, $25 for a guest or $45 for two guests. Or you can become a sponsor for $100 to $1,000. For tickets, go to Eventbrite.com and enter “Academia Avance”
If the Biden-Harris ticket wins, elected officials with ties to Northeast L.A. are among the possible replacements for Harris in the U.S. Senate. From left, Xavier Becerra, Hilda Solis, Jimmy Gomez, Kevin de León, Maria Elena Durazo.
A plan to use this Craftsman house as a business location has drawn opposition in Highland Park but could find approval Downtown. | Photo by T.A. Hendrickson