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Push In Montebello to Allow Vote on Marijuana Dispensaries

Montebello residents may soon have to consider whether they want to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in their city — and if revenue from taxing “pot” sales... Read more »

Bell Gardens Parents ‘Focus Lens’ on Child Nutrition

For years, pan dulce and milk was breakfast in Areli Lopez’s home, but now the Bell Gardens mother makes sure to fill her daughters’ plates with fruits and vegetables. Lopez... Read more »

Caltrans to Pay Commerce for Access to Bandini Park During Freeway Widening

Commerce city officials have agreed to allow Caltrans to move forward with a widening project on the 710 Freeway that will temporarily close off a section of Bandini... Read more »

Federal Court Blocks Obama Action on Immigration

Southland immigration advocates reacted defiantly Tuesday to a federal appeals court ruling blocking the Obama administration’s plans to extend deportation protection... Read more »

Labor Wants Min. Wage Ordinance to Exclude Union Contracts

Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday he is open to studying an idea to exclude workers with union contracts from the city’s $15 per hour minimum wage ordinance,... Read more »

Artificial Pepper — Who Knew?

Taco Bell has decided it will replace artificial pepper with real pepper, who knew? Sometimes consumers can be fooled into thinking they are eating the real thing... Read more »

Augmentation Needed to State Budget for CalWORKs Housing Support Program

While we applaud the recovery of the local economy following one of the worst financial crises for both the state and nation, thousands of homeless and at-risk families... Read more »

Save the Date! Lummis Day 2015: June 5, 6, & 7

Alternative Latino Rock band Cunao, pictured, will perform on Sunday, June 7 at Sycamore Grove Park. (Lummis Day Community Foundation)   Three Days in 5 Different... Read more »

Community Calendar: May 28, 2015 – June 3, 2015

Today, Thurs, May 28  2:30-5:30pm—Eagle Rock Branch Library Student Zone-Grades K-12. Computer, Internet and free online?one-to-one tutoring via Live Homework... Read more »

Lawsuit Filed Over Oil Spill on 710 Freeway Near Commerce

A lawsuit filed by the owners of a big rig that crashed on the Long Beach (710) Freeway in Commerce in 2013, leaving the driver severely burned, alleges that the... Read more »

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