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‘Gentrification’ Pressures Small Business

Amada Decoloma cried helplessly when she saw water dripping from the ceiling of her beauty salon when it rained last month. Emilia Salvatierra is still in shock... Read more »

Too Few People Signing Up for Lower Energy Rates

More than 300,000 Southern California Gas customers are now eligible for lower rates under new income guidelines for assistance, the utility company reminded customers... Read more »

Community Clinics Vital, Says Becerra

Speaking at Arroyo Vista Family Health Center’s clinic in North Central Los Angeles, U.S. Rep. Xavier Becerra last week commended the health care provider for... Read more »

Winners and Loser In Gentrification

Much is being said and will continue to be said about the displacement of residents when real estate in a neighborhood suddenly becomes hot. As property values go... Read more »

Community Calendar August 20, 2015 – August 28, 2015

Today, Thursday, Aug. 27 7pm—The Downtown Repertory Theater Company returns to the Pico House Courtyard at El Pueblo in Downtown L.A. for its seventh summer season... Read more »

Creating Public Art: One ‘Box’ At A Time

Los Angeles has been called the mural capital of the world. It’s a reputation Councilman Jose Huizar hopes to expand: one utility box at a time. In 2012, Huizar... Read more »

How Do You Divide Already Crowded Roads and Streets?

The City of Los Angeles has just approved a plan that will set the framework for dividing the city’s network of streets into the future. The overall goal is pretty... Read more »

Attorneys Threaten Legal Action On Homeless Ordinance

Attorneys said Wednesday they may take legal action if Los Angeles city leaders fail to rescind a recently adopted ordinance that makes it easier and faster for... Read more »

Community Calendar: August 13, 2015 – August 19, 2015

Today, Thursday, Aug. 13 11am-5pm – Montebello Chamber Of Commerce Business Expo.  Meet dozens of local businesses and potential clients. Admission is free. Location:... Read more »

Cedillo Targets Funds to Slow Loss of Affordable Units

About $9 million in former redevelopment funds could be used to help keep rent and housing costs low for hundreds of residential units in the First City Council... Read more »

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