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Environmentalists Push for Govt. Inspections of Oil Pipelines

The federal government should immediately inspect all the oil pipelines on or near the California coast. That’s the request in a legal petition filed Thursday... Read more »

Californians Put Convenience Over Wi-Fi Security

Californians often are putting convenience ahead of safety when they use free public wireless networks, according to a new AARP report that found that a quarter... Read more »

‘Gentrificación’ Presiona a Pequeños Negocios Locales

Amada Decoloma lloró desconsolada cuando vio agua gotear del techo de su salón de belleza. Emilia Salvatierra continúa en estado de shock después de enterarse... 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 »

L.A. Approves Harsher Tobacco Sale Penalties

The City Council Tuesday unanimously approved harsher penalties for retailers that sell tobacco products to minors in Los Angeles. The proposal adopted on a 14-0... 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 »

Homeless Man Suspected of Causing Lincoln Fire in Montebello

A fire – apparently the work of an arsonist – that’s charred about 225 acres in the Montebello Hills and unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County since Sunday... Read more »

Too Hot? Cooling Centers Open Over Weekend

More than 100 Los Angeles city and county facilities will remain open over the weekend to give residents a respite from extreme heat conditions. With highs expected... Read more »

Southland to Sizzle This Weekend

High temperatures are expected across the Southland over the next several days, prompting calls to reduce energy use and activity that could lead to heat-related... Read more »

Bell Gardens Expected to Cancel City Council Election

For the first time in decades, a city known for its tough political rivalries may cancel its upcoming city council election because no one has filed to run against... Read more »

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