July 7, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Ruth A. Apodaca Passes Away at Age 98

Obituary – Funeral services will be held Wednesday and Thursday of this week for Ruth A. Apodaca of Bradbury, CA, who died July 2, 2014 at the age of 98. Ruth... Read more »

Holiday Closures

Government offices, courts, schools, libraries, banks and post offices will be closed tomorrow for the Fourth of July holiday. Trash collection in the city of Los... Read more »

L.A.’s Plastic Bag Ban Spreads to 5,000 Neighborhood Stores

Los Angeles’ ban on plastic grocery bags will expand to smaller grocery stores starting today. The single-use plastic bag ban went into effect in January for thousands... Read more »

Minimum Wage Goes Up in CA

California’s minimum-wage workers are getting a bump in pay. The state’s minimum wage increased today from $8 to $9 an hour. In 2016, the minimum wage will jump... Read more »

Bus Rider Stabbed in Cypress Park: Arrest Made

A man suspected of carrying out a series of attacks aboard Metro buses was arrested today, shortly after additional assaults occurred in Cypress Park and Maywood. Hector... Read more »

Measure to Defund Deportation of Parents of American Kids Fails

An amendment to the Homeland Security Appropriations Act that would have cut funding to pay for deporting the undocumented parents of children who are U.S. citizens... Read more »

Phone Scam Targets DWP Customers

A Department of Water and Power official last week warned of a recent spate of “imposters” pressuring customers into making immediate payments on “alleged... Read more »

L.A. Council Members Pull Street Repair Plan, Tax Hike On Hold

Los Angeles’s backlog of broken streets will have to wait, with Los Angeles City Council members saying Tuesday that an effort to repair 8,200 miles of deteriorating... Read more »

Breaking News: Judge Rules Teacher Tenure Unconstitutional

In a major blow to teachers’ unions, a Los Angeles judge ruled today that state laws governing teacher tenure are unconstitutional, saying students and teachers... Read more »

Gang Member Gets 21-Year Prison Sentence for Killing Two Highland Park Teens

A gang member has been sentenced to 21 years in state prison for the shooting deaths of two teenage boys near a Highland Park recreation area just over five years... Read more »

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