Highland Park veterinarian dies; charter school co-founder running in L.A. Unified board race; Council District 4 debate a “madhouse”; groovy Echo Park home selling for $749,000

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Rolando P. Vasquez, co-owner of North Figueroa Animal Hospital in Highland Park, has died from lung cancer. His wife and son will continue to operate the clinic the couple opened nearly 35 years ago. Legacy

Ref Rodriguez, the co-founder of a chain of charter schools who is running in the District 5 school board race, says he does not want to be known as “the charter guy.” L.A. School Report

Nine of the 14 candidates running in the Council District 4 race participated in a feisty political debate described as a “madhouse.” Daily News

Can’t get more groovy than this Echo Park house selling for $749,000. Curbed L.A.

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  1. Dr Vasquez was an amazing vet, saved a couple of our animals. His son has done a great job carrying on the torch.

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