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First Lady Laments Plight of Homeless Veterans

The inability of veterans to find jobs is “unacceptable” in the United States, and the idea of even one veteran being homeless should “horrify all of us,”... Read more »

County Will Seek Court-Ordered Treatment of Mentally Ill

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to adopt Laura’s Law, which allows for court-ordered treatment of severely mentally ill individuals. “This... Read more »

Residents Don’t Trust Exide to Live Up to Deal

A decision by state air quality regulators that could allow a controversial acid-lead battery recycling plant in Vernon to reopen by the end of the year is being... Read more »

Garcetti Appoints L.A.’s First Latino Fire Chief

Forty-years after the hierarchy of the Los Angeles Fire Department and the union representing rank and file firefighters told the U.S. Dept. of Justice that requiring... Read more »

How Do We Fight Back? Turn the Other Cheek? Take a Toke?

We must recognize that government is not the problem — we are. Government only works when people are involved and frankly we are not. We believe what the media... Read more »

Illegal Immigration, How Many Will the Boat Hold?

Two thousand two hundred and twenty-three people desperately tried to escape from the sinking Titanic. One thousand five hundred and seventeen perished, as they... Read more »

LULAC Misguided In Herbalife Fight

In the last week, I joined with many Latino immigrant and community based organizations around the nation to send an open letter to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus... Read more »

LADWP Offers Cash for Grass

Los Angeles residents interested in replacing their green grass with drought tolerant turf grass may qualify for a landscape incentive program offered by the Los... Read more »

Gold Line Train Hits Car in Boyle Heights

A Metro Gold Line train hit a car Tuesday in the Boyle Heights area, resulting in an injury, authorities said. The crash occurred about 6:40 a.m. in the 1100 block... Read more »

Two Killed in Monterey Park Car Crash

A 19-year-old motorist and his 21-year-old passenger were killed when his speeding car slammed into a parked SUV in Monterey Park, police said Friday. The crash... Read more »

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