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Longtime L.A. political figure Roz Wyman named to county arts panel
Longtime L.A. political figure Roz Wyman named to county arts panel

She won a seat on the Los Angeles City Council when she was just 22, back in 1953. And a few years later she helped bring the then-Brooklyn Dodgers to their current home at Chavez Ravine. On Tuesday, Roz Wyman, a longtime prominent fixture in Democratic politics at all levels, got a new gig in local government -- appointment to the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. Wyman, 84, nominated by recently elected county Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, won unanimous approval along with a handful of other appointees to various county-run commissions.  It's unlikely that any of them can come close to matching Wyman's long record in public life. Born and raised in Los Angeles and a...

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