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First Latino Named to Head State Community College System

The first Latino chancellor of the California Community Colleges was appointed by a unanimous vote of the college system’s Board of Governors, it was announced... Read more »

Community Calendar: July 21, 2016 – July 27, 2016

Today, Thursday, July 21 2pm–Point of View Film Program Presents Independent Lens: The Longoria Affair at the Montebello Library. A documentary on the Mexican... Read more »

Plans for Apartment Complex Leave Tenants Scrambling

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti reminded renters last week that they have rights under the city’s Rent Stabilization Ordinance, but as one group of tenants in... Read more »

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 »

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 »

Incendio Destruye Negocios en el Área de Hermon

Un incendio dañó varios negocios en un centro comercial en la sección Hermon en Los Ángeles el miércoles por la mañana, pero nadie resultó herido. Los bomberos... 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 »

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 »

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