Citizens' Committee to Save Chavez Ravine for the People : fact sheet
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The Committee welcomes the Dodgers but not the contract. Presents facts backing up the claim that the city gave O'Malley and the Dodgers a contract that will result in huge losses for the City. Compares this contract to the one between the city of San Francisco and the Giants baseball team which will prove to be incredibly lucrative to that city
Over the first six decades of the 20th century, federal, state, and city policies changed the lives of the predominantly Mexican American residents of the peaceful and unified Chavez Ravine communities of Los Angeles. In this unit students learn how new housing laws, racial tensions, fears of communism, and economic realities combined to drive long-time residents out of the area, which became the home of the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1962.