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Crash Involving Sheriff’s Vehicle Kills Two Boys, Injures Other Pedestrians

A woman who said she witnessed the collision involving a speeding sheriff’s department vehicle and two civilian vehicles Thursday in Boyle Heights that killed... Read more »

Ready for Some Holiday Cheer? Head On Over to the Annual East L.A. Christmas Parade

It’s not quite Thanksgiving yet, but that doesn’t matter to the thousands of people who will line up Sunday along iconic Whittier Boulevard to take in all the... Read more »

Stop Talking About ‘Winners and Losers’ from Corporate Tax Cuts

Republicans have pushed a huge corporate tax cut bill through Congress. You might’ve seen a lot of coverage trying to sort out “who wins” and “who loses.” All... Read more »

Gun Control Shouldn’t Be This Hard

Before the gun lobby or its sycophants in Congress bring out their usual talking points for why we can’t ever have common sense gun reform, I’d like to shoot... Read more »

The Honest Ads Act: ‘Fundamental Rights,’ Real and Imagined

Wikipedia defines “moral panic” as “a feeling of fear spread among a large number of people that some evil threatens the well-being of society” and notes... Read more »

An Important Step Toward More Housing

Last week, something really important happened at the Los Angeles City Planning Commission (CPC). The Commissioners took a big step towards increasing our ability... Read more »

Community Groups, Religious Leaders Urge Supervisors to Limit Where ‘Payday Lenders’ Can Open

A coalition of community-based organizations and religious leaders on Tuesday urged the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to do more to regulate “predatory”... Read more »

Art Students’ Transportation ‘Visions’ to be Honored at Measure M Gala

A group of student artists whose work captures their vision for transportation in the future will be honored Saturday at a gala event marking the one year anniversary... Read more »

Judge Blocks DOJ Policy Cutting Funds to ‘Sanctuary Cities’

A federal judge in Philadelphia issued a preliminary injunction Wednesday blocking a federal government attempt to withhold law-enforcement money from so-called... Read more »

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