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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Lummis Days Festival planned

Wave Staff Report The three-day 13th annual Lummis Days Festival begins with a free screening of the award-winning film, “Dolores,” at 7 p.m. June 1 at Thorne Hall on the Occidental College campus, 1600 Campus Road, Eagle Rock. The documentary about Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the United Farm Workers union, is followed by a panel Read More…

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Teen creates ‘empowerment mural’ in Boyle Heights

BOYLE HEIGHTS — A mural created by a 15-year-old girl depicting 16 inspirational women throughout history was unveiled Aug. 26. Isabel Peinado spent about 600 hours preparing and painting “Empowerment.” Her work earned her a Girl Scouts Gold Award, the organization’s highest honor, according to the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles, which praised Peinado Read More…

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Gomez faces Ahn in 34th Congressional District race

LOS ANGELES — Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez, defined by his supporters as a “strong, progressive voice,” squares off against lawyer and former Los Angeles Planning Commissioner Robert Lee Ahn, the son of Korean immigrants with a knack for crafting coalitions with diverse populations, in the battle to win the runoff election for the 34th Congressional District Read More…