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Summit Calls for New Southeast Narrative

Concerned that the corruption scandals in some Southeast Los Angeles County areas might taint their own reputations, cities in the region have distanced themselves... Read more »

October 27, 2016 Issue

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The Worst Thing That Could Come Out of the Election: ‘Latinos Didn’t Vote’

For more than thirty-five years, we at EGP have been driven to nearly pulling our hair out when we hear politicians and the media say, “Latinos don’t vote.” This... Read more »

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 »

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