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Montebello Violence Crime Up ‘Slightly’

A recent rash in violent crime is raising concerns in Montebello. The most recent violence incident occurred Monday, when Brian Gomez, 28, of Long Beach was gunned... Read more »

Supervisors Approve Plan for Unified Health Agency

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to create a unified county health agency, integrating the operations of the public health, mental health and health... Read more »

Lawsuit Challenges Jail Release

Court papers filed Monday argue that deputies in Los Angeles County jails should be banned from discharging mentally ill and transient inmates in the middle of the... Read more »

Sheriff Hiring Falls Short

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is struggling to hire all the deputies it needs and isn’t prepared to further increase patrols in unincorporated... Read more »

Forecast: No Relief In Housing Costs

Housing in California — already considered unaffordable to many — will become even less affordable over the next two years, with construction unable to keep... Read more »

Exide Batteries Still Selling in East L.A.

Not too far from the now shuttered Exide Technologies plant in Vernon, a car battery shaped sign hangs on a storefront on one of the busiest streets in East Los... Read more »

Hit-and-Runs Raise Street Safety Concerns

A new bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown Monday could help solve many hit-and-run cases in California. AB 8, authored by Assemblyman Mike Gatto, calls for “yellow... Read more »

Eating To Be Healthy? Start With Simple Changes

Beatriz Ascencio hates to cook with corn oil. The Monte Vista Elementary School teacher says it ruins the taste of her refried beans and other dishes. Even worse,... Read more »

Years Before Slain Mayor’s Death, Bloggers Were Telling Tales

In June 2007, an anonymous blogger started a thread on the Bell Gardens Topix board titled “Daniel Crespo.” What began as an opportunity for the author to vent... Read more »

Pope Canonizes U.S. First Hispanic Saint

Father Junipero Serra, the 18th-century Spanish Franciscan priest who is both revered and reviled for founding nine missions in California, including those in San... Read more »

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