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Rafael Peralta, United States Marine

United States Marine Sergeant Rafael Peralta, 25, a Mexican citizen the day he died, was shot during a firefight inside a house during the second battle of Fallujah.... Read more »

Athens Contract May Bounce Back to Montebello Council

Montebello’s city council may get a second chance to decide on a hot button trash-hauling contract, which was approved by a split council back in July. The 15-year... Read more »

MAOF Founder, Civil Rights Leader, Dionicio Morales Mourned

Dionicio Morales, founder of the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF), and one of the nation’s foremost civil rights leaders who dedicated his life to... Read more »

Communities Say No to the Vernon Power Plant

Chanting “No more power plants!”, hundreds of activists and community members rallied at Rosewood Park Tuesday night to voice their opposition to the Southeast... Read more »

Bell Gardens Preschool Program Expands to Huntington Park

A non-profit organization is in the final stages of opening a licensed preschool in Huntington Park that will help children from low-income families get ready for... Read more »

Slain Youth Remembered

Candles and flowers mark the spot where Michael Cardenas, 17, lived his final moments after being killed by gunfire at 8:45pm on Sept. 23. According to family members,... Read more »

Late Breaking: Bailout Gets Second, Costlier Life from Senate

It took two days and hours of heated debate, but the Senate last night did what the Congress failed to do on Monday, they passed a bill aimed at bailing out financial... Read more »

Service to Inner City Youth Honored

A friendship that started over 20 years ago with 5:30 a.m. pickup basketball games at the Hollenbeck Youth Center in Boyle Heights came full circle when the organization... Read more »

Legislative Dateline: October 2, 2008

Incorporating and Annexation Easing Bill Signed into Law As of Monday, communities throughout the state will get the financial assistance needed to form new cities... Read more »

Community News Briefs: October 2, 2008

Metro Begins Street Reconstruction as Construction on Gold Lines Continue Metro construction crews began street reconstruction on Indiana and Lorena streets in... Read more »

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