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LAUSD Bus Catches Fire

A Los Angeles Unified School District bus caught fire Monday on a freeway transition road in Boyle Heights, but all children got off safely and no one was hurt. The... Read more »

Proyecto Jardin Out: Gardeners Can Stay

Ignoring the plea of a grassroots organization over its management of a community garden, the White Memorial Medical Center has announced it will partner with the... Read more »

L.A. County Supervisors Frustrated By Pace of Exide Cleanup

County workers have moved quickly to assess soil, arrange cleanup and reach out to 500 families living near the now-shuttered Exide Technologies battery recycling... Read more »

Metro Begins Review of Draft $120 Billion Spending Plan

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is holding a series of community meetings in April to discuss a draft expenditure plan that... Read more »

Proyecto Jardín Fuera: Agricultores se Pueden Quedar

Haciendo caso omiso a la petición de una organización local para continuar supervisando un jardín comunitario, el Centro Médico White Memorial anunció que se... Read more »

‘Innovative’ Arts Grant Available to Nonprofits

An Eastside grant-making program is reaching out to art-related nonprofit groups seeking grant assistance to fund “new and innovative arts initiatives for furthering... Read more »

Community Calendar: April 14, 2016 – April 20, 2016

Today, Thursday, April 14 4-6pm—Vernon Library Celebrates National Poetry Month with Two-Part Poetry Workshops. Experienced poets will help teens bring their... Read more »

Vin Scully ‘Overwhelmed’ By Street Dedication

A street leading to Dodger Stadium was dedicated today as Vin Scully Avenue, prompting the longtime Dodger broadcaster to say he was “overwhelmed” by the honor... Read more »

Boyle Heights: Burglary Suspect Shot and Killed by Police

Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a burglary suspect who was holding a man at knifepoint in a Boyle Heights apartment, authorities said Monday. The... Read more »

Study Finds Children Living Near Exide Have Higher Levels of Lead in Blood

Children who live near the former Exide Technologies battery-recycling plant in Vernon have higher levels of lead in their blood than those who live farther away,... Read more »

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