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It’s More Than Just ‘Being There’ That Matters

Boyle Heights resident Nydia Gonzalez vividly remembers the day her 4-year-old daughter reminded her of the importance of “quality time.” Little Yaretzy had... Read more »

Judge Rejects Plea for Ex-Sheriff Lee Baca

A federal judge Monday rejected a proposed plea deal between former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca and prosecutors that called for the retired lawman to serve... Read more »

JCPenney Hiring for Back-to-School Rush

Gearing up for the quickly approaching annual back-to-school shopping season, retailer JCPenney has announced plans to hire 350 associates to work at its stores... Read more »

Man Arrested in Connection with ‘Hoax Device’

A 36-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a “hoax device” that prompted the closure of a downtown Los Angeles Metro station for several hours Saturday... Read more »

Business Owners Fight to Stay In Boyle Heights

Long time Boyle Heights residents and activists continue to accuse developers and real estate investors of carelessly changing the character of their neighborhood... Read more »

What About a Tax On Marijuana Businesses?

How quickly things change. It wasn’t too long ago that the prospect of legalizing marijuana for recreational use was unthinkable, and now the Los Angeles Count... Read more »

Exide Complaints Go On Record

For several years now, Joe Gonzalez of Boyle Heights has voiced his complaints to officials with the Department of Toxic Substances Control; repeating himself at... Read more »

Many Eligible For Prop. 47 Relief Still Need to Apply

New America Media – California’s Prop. 47 allows many individuals to change certain felonies into misdemeanors on their criminal records – but less than a... Read more »

CA Farmworkers’ Advocates Rally Against Pesticides Near Schools

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – About 150 farmworkers’ families and their advocates rallied this week in front of the California state PEA office in Sacramento. The... Read more »

Authorities Continue to Search for Gunman Involved in Boyle Heights Shooting

Los Angeles Police Department Hollenbeck Homicide Detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the identity and... Read more »

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