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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 »

Bumble Bee to Pay $6 Million In Worker’s Death: Half Goes Back to the Company

Bumble Bee Foods LLC agreed Wednesday 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 »

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 »

‘Modernizando’ la Enseñanza en Lincoln Heights

Una nueva escuela charter en el barrio de Lincoln Heights promete a estudiantes un entorno más “moderno” de aprendizaje, similar a lo que se podría esperar... 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 »

‘Modernizing’ Schooling In Lincoln Heights

A new charter school in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Lincoln Heights is promising students a more “modern” learning environment, akin to what one might expect... Read more »

Mariachi Experience of A Lifetime

For a group of young mariachi performers from all over the county, the chance to study their musical craft under some of the best national mariachi performers in... Read more »

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