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Southeast LA Deserves Its Fair Share of Measure M Funding

I was raised in Southeast LA County, in the shadow of the 710 freeway, a community suffocated by rail yards and freeways. It is a region identified by the U.S. federal... Read more »

Ex-Montebello Senator Sentenced to 3 1/2 Years in State Prison

Former state Sen. Ron Calderon was sentenced Friday to 3 1/2 years behind bars in what a federal judge called “a true public corruption case” that also involved... Read more »

Sentencing Expected Today for Ex-Montebello Senator

A federal prosecutor is recommending that former state Sen. Ron Calderon be sentenced today to five years behind bars as part of a corruption case that also involved... Read more »

Man Collecting Recyclables Shot in Bell Gardens

Authorities Thursday investigated the shooting death of a man in Bell Gardens. The shooting occurred at 11:51 p.m. Wednesday in the 6000 block of Buell Street, said... Read more »

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Deadline to Apply to LAUSD Magnet School Nov. 10

Parents who want to try to enroll their child in the Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) popular magnet schools and centers have until 5 p.m. on Nov.... Read more »

Crash Shuts Down Freeway

A crash involving three vehicles Sunday morning on the Pomona (60) Freeway in Montebello temporarily shut down lanes but no one was injured, according to the California... Read more »

LAPD Identifies Officer Involved in Police Shootings

A Los Angeles police officer was involved in two fatal shootings within two weeks last summer, according to broadcast reports. The LAPD identified Eden Medina as... Read more »

Teen Killed By Motorist in South L.A.

A 16-year-old girl was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday while crossing a street in South Los Angeles on her way to school. Whitney Rivas, a junior at Miguel... Read more »

Bernie Calls Drug Industry a ‘Health Hazard’

Vermont Senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was back in Los Angeles last week, this time to tell voters to “send a message” that... Read more »

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