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Mrs. Aurora Archega, whose family had resided in Chavez Ravine for 36 years, refused to leave her home, and was carried out by the police, on May 9, 1959. The City of Los Angeles authorized the sale of Chavez Ravine to the Dodgers for a stadium. Los Desterrados, the people who lost their homes and way of life at Chavez Ravine, still meet regularly to commemorate the community there.

Mrs. Aurora Archega, whose family had resided in Chavez Ravine for 36 years, refused to leave her home, and was carried out by the police, on May 9, 1959. The City of Los Angeles authorized the sale of Chavez Ravine to the Dodgers for a stadium. Los Desterrados, the people who lost their homes and way of life at Chavez Ravine, still meet regularly to commemorate the community there.

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