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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 »

October 20, 2016 Issue

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Deadline to Apply to LAUSD Magnet School Nov. 10

Parents who want to try to enroll their child in the Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) popular magnet schools and centers have until 5 p.m. on Nov.... Read more »

Crash Shuts Down Freeway

A crash involving three vehicles Sunday morning on the Pomona (60) Freeway in Montebello temporarily shut down lanes but no one was injured, according to the California... Read more »

LAPD Identifies Officer Involved in Police Shootings

A Los Angeles police officer was involved in two fatal shootings within two weeks last summer, according to broadcast reports. The LAPD identified Eden Medina as... Read more »

Bernie Calls Drug Industry a ‘Health Hazard’

Vermont Senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was back in Los Angeles last week, this time to tell voters to “send a message” that... Read more »

As Trump Conjures the Voter Fraud Boogeyman, Voter Suppression is the Real Issue

New America Media – As Donald Trump roams the country encouraging hatred of immigrants and distrust of the election process, in many places it’s immigrants and... Read more »

In For A Shock: Exchange Customers Get Glimpse Of Painful Rate Hikes

Healthline/Kaiser Health News – Covered California’s big 2017 rate hikes are starting to hit home for consumers. The state health insurance exchange began mailing... Read more »

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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