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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 »

Homeless Man Shot in River Adjacent Encampment

A homeless man was shot twice Wednesday morning inside an encampment near the L.A. River, but the victim was not cooperating with authorities, police said. The shooting... Read more »

County to Offer More Safe Havens for Exploited Children

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted last week to rebrand and expand its network of safe havens for victims of child sex trafficking. Supervisor Don... Read more »

County Delays Decision on Possible ‘Millionaire Tax’

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

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