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Popular Heartburn Drugs Linked to Gradual Yet ‘Silent’ Kidney Damage

Taking popular heartburn drugs for prolonged periods has been linked to serious kidney problems, including kidney failure. The sudden onset of kidney problems often... Read more »

County Wants DTSC to Expedite Exide Cleanup

County health officials said Tuesday they are pressing state regulators to expedite the cleanup of an estimated 400 homes near the shuttered Exide battery-recycling... Read more »

Bell Gardens Students Celebrate Music, Dance

Students from Bell Gardens Elementary (pictured) were among the 18,000 Los Angeles County 5th graders taking part in the 47th Annual Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival... Read more »

Wife of Slain Bell Gardens Mayor Released From Jail

The wife of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo has been freed after serving less than six weeks in county jail for shooting him in the chest, authorities confirmed... Read more »

Montebello Unified Approves Deep Job Cuts

Nearly 500 Montebello Unified School District employees will receive pink slips as part of plan to deal with the district’s multi-million dollar budget deficit. Under... Read more »

EGP Ballot Recommendations for March 7 Primary Election

City of Los Angeles Measure S Is Not the Solution – Vote No Measure S – The Neighborhood Integrity Initiative – asks Los Angeles voters to approve a two-year... Read more »

Whittier Police Officer Killed; Second Officer, Alleged Gunman Wounded

A veteran police officer was shot and killed today and another officer was wounded by a suspected 26-year-old gang member, who had been driving a stolen car and... Read more »

No Plans to Assist ICE by Police in Southeast Cities

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers descended on a number of Southern California communities last week, spreading fear that mass-deportations were... Read more »

Community Calendar: Feb. 16, 2017-Feb.22, 2017

Friday, Feb. 17 10am-3pm–Photography Exhibition: Breaking the Color Line and Beyond-African Americans in Sports and Entertainment at Tranquilo Gallery at Olvera... Read more »

Immigrants: A $232 Billion Boost to Local Economy

Immigrants contribute significantly to the economies of the city and county of Los Angeles, according to a study released Feb. 8. The report from the New American... Read more »

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