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Sentencing Expected Today for Ex-Montebello Senator

A federal prosecutor is recommending that former state Sen. Ron Calderon be sentenced today to five years behind bars as part of a corruption case that also involved... Read more »

Deadline to Apply to LAUSD Magnet School Nov. 10

Parents who want to try to enroll their child in the Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) popular magnet schools and centers have until 5 p.m. on Nov.... Read more »

LAPD Identifies Officer Involved in Police Shootings

A Los Angeles police officer was involved in two fatal shootings within two weeks last summer, according to broadcast reports. The LAPD identified Eden Medina as... Read more »

Bernie Calls Drug Industry a ‘Health Hazard’

Vermont Senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was back in Los Angeles last week, this time to tell voters to “send a message” that... Read more »

As Trump Conjures the Voter Fraud Boogeyman, Voter Suppression is the Real Issue

New America Media – As Donald Trump roams the country encouraging hatred of immigrants and distrust of the election process, in many places it’s immigrants and... Read more »

In For A Shock: Exchange Customers Get Glimpse Of Painful Rate Hikes

Healthline/Kaiser Health News – Covered California’s big 2017 rate hikes are starting to hit home for consumers. The state health insurance exchange began mailing... Read more »

Part 2: EGP Ballot Recommendations Nov. 8 General Election

In EGP’s Oct. 13 edition, we issued our first round of endorsements for the upcoming General Election on November 8. Today, we weigh in on a number of other measures... Read more »

Tax on Property Improvements Would Pay for Parks Under Measure A

Among the many issues facing voters in November is Measure A, a 1 1/2-cent per square foot tax on improved properties in Los Angeles County to fund parks development... Read more »

Measure M: New Hope for Southeast Transit Users?

While politicians continue to argue over allocations, voters will decide Nov. 8 whether they are willing to pay another half-cent sales tax to fund transit and transportation... Read more »

Stand Up and Be Counted – Maybe

It took Nick Alati half a day to cast a ballot in Arizona’s August primary — and his vote didn’t even count. A self-employed home inspector in suburban Phoenix,... Read more »

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