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September 9, 1995 | ABIGAIL GOLDMAN
The health system is being gutted, schools are crumbling, thousands of public-sector workers are facing layoffs and still, somehow, the city of Los Angeles has tapped state and county funds to help buy a $700,000 rock. As its price tag suggests, the Eagle Rock--the namesake of the northeast Los Angeles community where it sits--is more to its neighbors than a geological wonder. It is their home's totem.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 30, 1996
Some see a magnificent eagle, wings spread as if it were taking off from a massive rock visible from the Ventura Freeway. Others see the whole rock as a giant eagle head in profile. Whichever it is, the 50-foot-high chunk of stone is the Eagle Rock, a historical landmark and namesake of the community that surrounds the formation. The rock is now officially the property of the city of Los Angeles.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 30, 1996
Some see a magnificent eagle, wings spread as if it were taking off from a massive rock visible from the Ventura Freeway. Others see the whole rock as a giant eagle head in profile. Whichever it is, the 50-foot-high chunk of stone is the Eagle Rock, a historical landmark and namesake of the community that surrounds the formation. The rock is now officially the property of the city of Los Angeles.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 9, 1995 | ABIGAIL GOLDMAN
The health system is being gutted, schools are crumbling, thousands of public-sector workers are facing layoffs and still, somehow, the city of Los Angeles has tapped state and county funds to help buy a $700,000 rock. As its price tag suggests, the Eagle Rock--the namesake of the northeast Los Angeles community where it sits--is more to its neighbors than a geological wonder. It is their home's totem.
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