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February 25, 2016 Issue

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Gateway Cities Want ‘Much Needed’ Light Rail

Even though there is no station in Bell Gardens currently proposed for a light rail project that would connect riders from Downtown Los Angeles to Artesia, Mayor... Read more »

Residents Are the Heroes In Exide Victory

The unrelenting efforts of residents and community activists deserve credit for California Gov. Brown and state legislators securing nearly $177 million for testing... Read more »

February 18, 2016 Issue

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Bell Gardens Shooting Victim ID’d

Authorities Monday released the name of a man shot to death on a street in Bell Gardens. He was 39-year-old Ivan Covarrubias, according to the coroner’s office. The... Read more »

At Long Last, Gov. Brown Acts on Exide Crisis

Gov. Jerry Brown’s letter to State Legislators proposing $176.6 million in state funds to expedite and expand the testing and cleanups of homes, schools and parks... Read more »

Exide: State to Fund $176M to Speed Up Testing, Cleanup

For years, communities surrounding the now-shuttered Exide Technologies plant in Vernon have fought to be heard: first to force the closure of the facility and then... Read more »

The Time is Now to Put Homeless Plans to Work

With the huge number of tents, tarps and cardboard homes covering county sidewalks, riverbeds, and under- and over-paths, and the large number of campers, cars and... Read more »

February 11, 2016 Issue

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Man Fatally Shot in Bell Gardens

A man was shot to death on a street in Bell Gardens this morning, authorities said. The shooting in the 6300 block of Specht Avenue took place about 12:05 a.m. Tuesday,... Read more »

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