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Exide Lays Off Workers at Shuttered Plant

With its Vernon battery-recycling plant still shuttered thanks to a dispute with air-quality regulators, Exide Technologies issued temporary layoff notices today... Read more »

Pelosi Says Republican Refusal to Extend Unemployment Benefits ‘Immoral’

The U.S. Senate last week approved an extension of long-term unemployment benefits but many observers say, despite “hopes” that a deal could be reached to gain... Read more »

Hispanic and Other Ethnic Adults Invisible In Clinical Trials

Less than 5 percent of the participants in federally funded clinical trials are non-white, and less than 2 percent of clinical cancer research studies focus on... Read more »

Repairs Near Highland Park Senior Center Highlight New Clean Up Campaign

Councilman Jose Huizar was in Highland Park Tuesday to announce the launch the comprehensive Clean Communities Initiative, a $1.5 million dollar plan to spruce... Read more »

Estudiantes de Bajos Recursos Carecen de Ayuda para la Universidad

Estudiantes del último grado de preparatoria por todo el país se preparan para revisar sus cartas de aceptación y ayuda financiera para cumplir con la fecha limite... Read more »

For Poorer Students, Little Guidance on Path to College

High school seniors across the country are reviewing college acceptance letters and financial aid packages to meet the May deadline to inform colleges if they will... Read more »

April 17, 2014

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Exhibit: “Viva la Causa! Dolores Huerta and the Struggle for Justice” at LA Plaza

Dolores Huerta, who co-founded the United Farm Workers union, said Thursday she hopes an exhibit in Los Angeles about her life and activism inspires women to live... Read more »

UPDATE: Claims Of Sexual Harassment Against Huizar “Did Not Reveal Any Evidence”

A panel hired by the city to investigate sexual harassment and retaliation claims made against Councilman Jose Huizar by a former aide concluded there was no evidence... Read more »

April 10, 2014 Issue

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