Vin Scully Remembered by Los Angeles City Council as a Uniting Force

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Los Angeles City Council members took turns Wednesday trading stories and memories of Vin Scully, the legendary Dodgers broadcaster who died Tuesday at his home in Hidden Hills at age 94.

The council adjourned Wednesday’s meeting in honor of both Scully and Julian Nava, the first Latino to serve on the board of Los Angeles Unified School District. Nava died last week at age 95.

Councilman Gil Cedillo, whose district includes Vin Scully Avenue — which was renamed from Elysian Park Avenue in 2016 — said that Scully served as a “bridge and a voice of the city.” Cedillo, like so many Angelenos of a certain age, grew up listening to Scully on a transistor radio.

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