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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 »

Eastside Job Training Gets Boost From Solar Donation

The East Los Angeles Skills Center will be getting 20 solar power modules that will be used by Homeboy Industries and other groups in job training programs, a Bay... Read more »

Planning for Large Scale, Multi-Venue Latino, Latin American Art Exhibits Gets Underway

The Getty Foundation has announced $5 million in grants to fund an initiative involving numerous Southern California institutions that will showcase Latino and... Read more »

Lincoln High Students to Run School-Based Bank Branch

Thirteen students are helping run a newly opened Union Bank branch at Lincoln High School as part of an effort to give them work experience and boost graduation... Read more »

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