The challenges awaiting new Congressman Jimmy Gomez; Garvanza’s hot new wedding spot; Cal State L.A. sexual harassment suit

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Morning Report

  • Jimmy Gomez of Eagle Rock is leaving the Democratic-dominated California legislature to serve in a Republican-controlled Congress. The L.A. Times looks at the challenges Gomez will face as he prepares for his first term as representative of the 34th Congressional District.
  • Two musicians have turned a former church built in 1905 into a popular spot for weddings and other events in Garvanza. 1st Dibs
  • Dodger fans on Sunday were distracted by smoke rising from a fire in nearby Elysian Park. Daily News
  • Cal State L.A. is seeking the dismissal of a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against the El Sereno college and ex-athletic director Mike Garrett. Claims of harassment were included in the lawsuit filed by former CSULA senior associate athletic director Sheila Hudson. The school says that Hudson’s claims are a “spectacular display of sour grapes” because she was not named the college’s athletic director. MyNewsLA

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