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Fed Grant to Fund CNG Buses for Gateway Cities

Metro announced Tuesday that a $10.5 million federal grant will help the transit agency buy 30 low-emission compressed natural gas buses for routes that run in the... Read more »

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 »

October 20, 2016 Issue

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Part 2: EGP Ballot Recommendations Nov. 8 General Election

In EGP’s Oct. 13 edition, we issued our first round of endorsements for the upcoming General Election on November 8. Today, we weigh in on a number of other measures... Read more »

Measure M: New Hope for Southeast Transit Users?

While politicians continue to argue over allocations, voters will decide Nov. 8 whether they are willing to pay another half-cent sales tax to fund transit and transportation... Read more »

No Plea Deal In Crespo Murder Case

Efforts to reach a plea deal with no jail time have fallen apart for the wife of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo Sr., who claims she shot and killed him in... Read more »

Family-Friendly Halloween & Día De Los Muertos Activities

Thur.Oct. 20 6-9pm–Opening Reception “Sacred Memories: Cross Cultural Expressions of Day of the Dead” Exhibition Presented by El Pueblo Park Assoc. & El... Read more »

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