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Eastside Youth Demand Inclusion in City Budget

Feeling they don’t have a seat at the table during budget season, over 200 local students rallied outside Los Angeles City Hall Tuesday and invited the mayor and... Read more »

Gov. Takes ‘Environmental Justice’ Tour of Areas Ravaged by Pollution

Gov. Jerry Brown got a close-up look Tuesday at the traffic, pollution, and industries that have long wreaked havoc on the health of residents living in southeast... Read more »

SR-710: Metro Committee Backs ‘Transportation Management’ Over Tunnel

Decades of uncertainty and discord over the controversial State Route 710 North project could soon turn a new page if transportation officials vote Thursday to adopt... Read more »

Brush Fire Threatens Homes

LINCOLN HEIGHTS  – A 6 1/2-acre brush fire briefly threatened some homes in the Lincoln Heights area Tuesday afternoon before crews got a handle on the flames. The... Read more »

Crash Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Injured

VERNON (CNS) – One man was killed and another was injured when a vehicle struck a power pole in Vernon, authorities said Monday. It was reported at 11:41 p.m.... Read more »

New ‘Cal State Apply’ Website Launched

LONG BEACH (CNS) – California State University unveiled a revamped online application website Tuesday, saying the site is more streamlined and user-friendly. The... Read more »

Election Brings Changes to LAUSD, LAPD

Voters on Tuesday shook up the Los Angeles Unified School District Board, creating a four-member majority of charter school supporters with the election of Kelly... Read more »

The Power of a Birth Certificate

The Consul General of Mexico in Los Angeles did a wonderful thing for a young woman on May 16; he presented her with a birth certificate, allowing her for the first... Read more »

Beware: That Call From the IRS May Not Be a Scam After All

For taxpayers worried about scams involving IRS imposters, the one reliable piece of advice to hold onto was the old consumer protections adage: “The IRS will... Read more »

Fearing Deportation, Parents Worry About Enrolling Undocumented Kids In Medi-Cal

Luz felt relieved and grateful when she learned that her 16-year-old son qualified for full coverage under Medi-Cal. Now, she worries that the information she provided... Read more »

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