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States May Soon Have to Report Progress on Homeless, Foster Students

The U.S. Congress may soon be following California’s lead in requiring states to provide data on the academic progress of all homeless and foster youth and provide... Read more »

Bumble Bee to Pay $6 Million In Workers Death: Half Goes Back to the Company

Bumble Bee Foods LLC agreed last week to pay a $6 million settlement in a criminal case stemming from the death of a man who was trapped in an industrial oven while... Read more »

Breves de la Comunidad

Boyle Heights Una línea de gas natural de una pulgada fue dañada por un contratista externo encargado de demoler una casa el miércoles por la mañana. Los bomberos... Read more »

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 »

Gas Line Damaged in Boyle Heights

A 1-inch natural gas line was damaged by a crew demolishing a house in Boyle Heights Wednesday, but no one was hurt, authorities said. Firefighters were sent to... Read more »

LAPD Officers Recognized on Social Media

A pair of LAPD officers who took the time to help a teenage boy with his necktie for his first day back at school are getting recognition for their act of kindness... Read more »

12 Arrests Made in Commerce Checkpoint

A DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint in Commerce led to 12 arrests including two motorists driving under the influence Over 2,500 vehicles drove through the checkpoint... 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 »

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