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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 »

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 »

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 »

Community Calendar: Oct. 20, 2016 – Oct 26, 2016

Today, Thursday Oct. 20 8:30am-12pm–Free Flu Shots at the Arroyo Vista Family Center – Highland Park Oct. 20. No appointment necessary, limited supply. Pregnant... Read more »

October 13, 2016 Issue

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Council Debates Changing Local Election Date

COMMERCE – To eliminate the confusion that could result from voters having two different polling places and being given two different ballots in the March 2017... Read more »

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