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Fund Established for LAUSD Bus Crash Victims

 A Los Angeles city councilman started a fund for five local students killed in a collision between a tour bus and FedEx big rig near Orland, Calif. The students... Read more »

Commerce Man Arrested Following Shootout with Sheriff’s

A call about a possible child abuser led to a shootout with sheriff’s deputies in East Los Angeles. The suspect opened fire on deputies arriving to investigate... Read more »

Exide: Demonstrators Want Tighter Pollution Controls

Demonstrators rallied Monday to demand tougher statewide action on plants like the Exide Technologies battery recycling plant in Vernon, where recent samples showed... Read more »

Commerce Council Cordial as Recall Petition Nears Certification

On the surface, Tuesday evening’s city council meeting in Commerce appeared to function as any normal civic activity. Behind the curtains, nothing in Commerce... Read more »

Athens ‘Evergreen’ Contract Raises Concerns In Bell Gardens

Dozens of concerned residents filled the Bell Gardens council chamber Monday when a proposed contract with Athens’ trash hauling services sparked passionate pleas... Read more »

For Poorer Students, Little Guidance on Path to College

High school seniors across the country are reviewing college acceptance letters and financial aid packages to meet the May deadline to inform colleges if they will... Read more »

Montebello Police Talk Gun Safety, But Few Show Up To Listen

  Montebello police held a ‘town hall’ meeting last weekend to educate the community about gun safety and keeping guns away from children, but only a handful... Read more »

Jay-Z ‘Made In America’ Music Festival Coming to L.A.’s Grand Park

Mayor Eric Garcetti and other Los Angeles leaders took turns quoting lyrics by rapper Jay Z Wednesday as the music star joined them outside City Hall to announce... Read more »

L.A Mayor’s 2014 Budget Leaves Out Small Businesses

While Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s new budget proposal does not take a slash and burn approach to fixing the city’s budget deficit, we don’t understand... Read more »

Ryan’s Joke Is on Us

My guess is that Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican Party’s highly touted budget guru, doesn’t have a very tight grip on the concept of irony.   Otherwise,... Read more »

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