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Baca Sentenced to 3 Years in Federal Prison

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was sentenced today to three years in prison and one year of supervised release for obstructing a federal probe into corruption... Read more »

L.A. Legalizes Unapproved Dwelling Units

Hoping to boost the city’s stock of affordable housing, the City Council agreed Tuesday to legalize some previously un-permitted apartments in multi-family buildings. Under... Read more »

Firing of FBI’s Comey Raises Call for Independent Probe

FBI Director James Comey was abruptly fired Tuesday by President Donald Trump, raising questions about the president’s motives and new loud calls from both Republicans... Read more »

Volunteers Plant Trees at Hollenbeck Park

Councilmember Jose Huizar (center) celebrates Arbor Day with volunteers at Hollenbeck Park in Boyle Heights. The event, held earlier this month, kicked off a series... Read more »

Child Deaths Up in Latest Los Angeles County Report on Abuse

The number of children killed at the hands of a parent, relative or caregiver in Los Angeles County rose to 18 in 2015, up from 15 the previous year, while suicides... Read more »

LAUSD Toughens Rules to Protect Immigrant Students

The Los Angeles school board has unanimously approved a set of policies that board members said would provide families with a higher level of protection from federal... Read more »

Community Calendar: May 11, 2017-May 17, 2017

Thursday, May 11 5-7pm—Education Town Hall at Luther Burbank Middle School in Highland Park. LAUSD Board Member Ref Rodriguez, Superintendent Roberto Martinez,... Read more »

Downtown L.A. Street to Close for 5 Months

(CNS) – Starting June 3, Sixth Street in downtown Los Angeles between Flower and Hope streets will be closed for five months for roadway removal, utility relocation... Read more »

L.A. Residents Can Exchange Guns for Gift Cards

As part of it’s effort to reduce gun violence, the City of Los Angeles will exchange gift cards for firearms Saturday during anonymous Gun Buyback collection events... Read more »

LAUSD Fortalece Reglas de Protección Para Estudiantes Indocumentados

La junta directiva escolar de Los Ángeles aprobó, unánimemente, un conjunto de políticas las cuales, según los miembros de la junta, les proveerán a las familias... Read more »

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