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L.A. Farmers Markets Could Soon Accept ‘Food Stamps’

Operators of farmers markets in the city of Los Angeles could soon be required to accept food stamps as payment under a plan being proposed by the Los Angeles City... Read more »

Initiative Aims to Make L.A. Region More ‘Age-Friendly’

City and county officials introduced an effort Wednesday to ensure the Los Angeles region is responsive to the needs of the area’s aging population. Under the... Read more »

‘El Chapo’ Series Coming from Netflix, Univision

“El Chapo,’” a drama series based on the life story of the notorious druglord, will be co-produced by Netflix and Univision Communications’ new development... Read more »

County to Push for Tax on the ‘Rich’

The County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to press for a change to state law that would allow the county to put a “millionaire’s tax” on the November ballot... Read more »

Loretta Sanchez for U.S. Senate

U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez should be congratulated for her decision to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by four-term Sen. Barbara Boxer who is retiring... Read more »

Community Calendar: May 19, 2016 – May 25, 2016

Today, Thur. May 19 2pm—Montebello Library Film Screening – American Experience: Zoot Suit Riots. The 1942 murder of a young Mexican-American in LA ignited... Read more »

Sheriff’s Deputies Convicted of Federal Civil Rights Charges, Falsifying

Two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were convicted Monday of beating and pepper-spraying a mentally ill county jail inmate without provocation and then conspiring... Read more »

Just 5 Days Left to Register or Switch Party Preference

The turbulent presidential primary season has generated larger than usual interest among California voters in the presidential campaign, but some eligible voters... Read more »

UCLA Study Targets Heavy Drinking and Suicides During Economic Downturns

Acute alcohol use is a risk factor for suicide among men during times of severe economic hardship, according to UCLA research findings released Tuesday. While economic... Read more »

Boyle Heights: Man Receives Multiple Shots

A man was shot multiple times in the chest Monday morning in Boyle Heights, authorities said. The shooting was reported at 4:15 a.m. at Saint Louis and Fourth streets,... Read more »

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