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Illegal Use of Powerful Fireworks Puts Community At Risk

The sound of powerful, commercial grade fireworks exploding across the city is growing every day. The problem is they are not coming from fireworks displays being... Read more »

Proposed Medicare Changes Sacrifice Cancer Patients for Cost Savings

Officials at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) recently proposed a major change to the way Medicare pays for advanced cancer medicines. Unfortunately,... Read more »

Supreme Court Deadlocks on DAPA and Extended DACA

Local immigration-rights activists expressed disappointment today in the U.S. Supreme Court’s inability to reach a decision on President Barack Obama’s... Read more »

Trader Joe’s Agrees to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Monrovia-based Trader Joe’s will pay a $500,000 penalty and take steps to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases from refrigeration equipment at 453 stores as part... Read more »

Latest Attempt at Police Transparency Fails In California

ProPublica – There are numerous law enforcement scandals unfolding in Northern California. Last month, San Francisco fired its police chief after a string of... Read more »

Measure AA Paying Off In Commerce

While many southeast Los Angeles County cities are struggling to find funds to address aging infrastructure, the City of Commerce will be using a projected surplus... Read more »

Community Lashes Out at Los Angeles Police Commission

The Los Angeles City Board of Police Commissioners was in Boyle Heights Tuesday night to hear from local residents about the state of policing in their neighborhood,... Read more »

Ex-LA County Sherriff Lee Baca Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

Less than one month before he is scheduled to be sentenced, former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has revealed in documents filed with the court that he has... Read more »

Free Dental Clinic at White Memorial

A mobile clinic will provide free dental care services to children 5 to 18 years old through August 5 at the White Memorial Medical Center in Boyle Heights. White... Read more »

Maywood Fire Displaces Families: Triggers Emergency Declaration

The Board of Supervisors declared a local emergency Tuesday in the wake of last week’s explosive fire at a Maywood warehouse, saying hazardous levels of magnesium... Read more »

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