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Workers Back Anti-Wage Theft Bill

Janitors, housekeepers, airline and restaurant workers were among participants supporting legislation to end wage theft at a town hall meeting Friday in Highland... Read more »

‘Ideas’ Could Spur More Affordable Housing

Los Angeles Councilman Gil Cedillo Tuesday proposed a series of ideas intended to boost the amount of affordable housing in Los Angeles, including allowing micro-apartments. Cedillo... Read more »

EGP Is Moving – But Not Going Away

We’ve loved our 10 years in Highland Park, which in many ways has become home to us. But Highland Park is changing and the challenges to find a new affordable... Read more »

Goal: Zero Traffic Fatalities

Sitting at a desk in the middle of a Boyle Heights street, Mayor Eric Garcetti Monday signed an executive directive aimed at cutting traffic fatalities in the city... Read more »

Man Shot in El Sereno

A man described by family members as a paranoid/schizophrenic was shot to death Tuesday while walking along a street in El Sereno. The man, identified by relatives... Read more »

Angry Residents Decry Handling of Exide Cleanup

Fuming over news that as many as 10,000 homes could be contaminated with lead spewed from the now closed Exide Technologies plant in Vernon, hundreds of people on... Read more »

‘Gentrification’ Pressures Small Business

Amada Decoloma cried helplessly when she saw water dripping from the ceiling of her beauty salon when it rained last month. Emilia Salvatierra is still in shock... Read more »

Too Few People Signing Up for Lower Energy Rates

More than 300,000 Southern California Gas customers are now eligible for lower rates under new income guidelines for assistance, the utility company reminded customers... Read more »

Community Clinics Vital, Says Becerra

Speaking at Arroyo Vista Family Health Center’s clinic in North Central Los Angeles, U.S. Rep. Xavier Becerra last week commended the health care provider for... Read more »

‘Gentrificación’ Presiona a Pequeños Negocios Locales

Amada Decoloma lloró desconsolada cuando vio agua gotear del techo de su salón de belleza. Emilia Salvatierra continúa en estado de shock después de enterarse... Read more »

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