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L.A. Firefighters Put Out Outdoor Vernon Fire

Los Angeles city firefighters put out a large outdoor fire Sunday that briefly threatened some structures near the Los Angeles-Vernon boundary. The fire was described... Read more »

Feds Should Delay Action on Jails to After Nov. Election

Citing a dramatic increase in suicides in Los Angeles County jails, federal officials have rejected the county’s efforts to keep control of its beleaguered jail... Read more »

Community Calendar: Oct. 9, 2014 – Oct. 12, 2014

Friday, Oct. 10 6-8pm–East LA Women’s Center Clinic to End Violence Against Women and Girls at the Boyle Heights Farmers Market. Referrals to legal, social,... Read more »

City Mourns Passing of Vernon Councilman

The news of Vernon Councilman Michael A. Ybarra’s death last Friday was met with sadness in the southeast city. The councilman died in Lodi, California following... Read more »

La Ciudad de Vernon Lamenta la Muerte de Concejal

La noticia de la muerte del Concejal Michael A. Ybarra de la ciudad de Vernon el viernes pasado fue recibida con tristeza. El concejal murió en Lodi, California... Read more »

California Bans the Plastic Bag

This week California became the first state to ban single-use plastic bags. The governor signed a bill that prohibits large grocery stores starting in July 2015... Read more »

Community Calendar: October 2, 2014 – October 8, 2014

Friday, Oct. 3 9am-6pm– Wells Fargo Home Preservation Workshop hosted by Neighborhood Housing Services of LA County & the LA Latino Chamber of Commerce. Financially... Read more »

Vernon ‘Reform’ Councilman Passes Away

Vernon Councilman Michael A. Ybarra passed away Friday, Sept. 26 in Sacramento. He was 61.   (EGP photo archive)   The city was informed of Ybarra’s... Read more »

Piden al Gobernador Firme Leyes Relacionadas a Exide

“Gobernador Brown pare de estar jugando… ¡Cierre Exide ahora!” coreaba un grupo durante una conferencia de prensa en Boyle Heights la semana pasada para instar... Read more »

Governor Urged to Sign Exide-Related Bills

“Governor Brown quit messing around…shut Exide down!” chanted the crowd at a press conference called last week to urge the governor to sign into law a... Read more »

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