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Latino groups protest Oscar nominees’ luncheon

BEVERLY HILLS — Several dozen protesters gathered Feb. 5 outside the annual Oscar nominees’ lunch at the Beverly Hilton to call for more representation of Latinos in on-screen and behind-the-camera roles in motion pictures. “Hollywood continues to be challenged by gender and ethnic diversity,” said Alex Nogales, president and chief executive officer of the National…

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Echo Park bungalows receive historic-cultural status

LOS ANGELES — A set of 95-year-old bungalows in Echo Park threatened with demolition were given historic-cultural monument status last week by the Los Angeles City Council to help save them from the wrecking ball. A developer who bought the Wurfl Court bungalows at 1450-1456 Echo Park Ave. filed an application last year with the…

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