February 5, 2002


The history of Southern California as recorded by photographers for La Opinión newspaper is on display at Los Angeles Mission College through March 8. The traveling exhibition helps mark the 75th anniversary of the nation's largest Spanish language daily newspaper. Mission College is proud to host the exhibition's only appearance in the San Fernando Valley during a four-week run at the college's campus in Sylmar.

Dates/Times: February 11 through March 8, 2002.
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Saturdays 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Place: Los Angeles Mission College - South Atrium
13356 Eldridge Avenue, Sylmar CA - Thomas Bros. Map 482 D-3

The photo exhibition covers three main themes:

· Southern California's Latino community, its evolution and its progress as reflected by its leaders, its causes, its struggles, and its daily life.
· Prominent human events that have occurred and have been covered by La Opinión.
· La Opinión, its growth and evolution as seen through its founding family, changes that have been brought about by the modern age and technology, and individuals who have contributed to the paper's mission.

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