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BREAKING: Fatal Shooting Near 110 Pasadena Freeway Snarles Traffic

A man was found fatally shot “in the dirt” today by the northbound Pasadena (110) Freeway at Avenue 60 in Highland Park. A SigAlert was declared and two lanes... Read more »

Exide Lays Off Workers at Shuttered Plant

With its Vernon battery-recycling plant still shuttered thanks to a dispute with air-quality regulators, Exide Technologies issued temporary layoff notices today... Read more »

Pelosi Says Republican Refusal to Extend Unemployment Benefits ‘Immoral’

The U.S. Senate last week approved an extension of long-term unemployment benefits but many observers say, despite “hopes” that a deal could be reached to gain... Read more »

Hispanic and Other Ethnic Adults Invisible In Clinical Trials

Less than 5 percent of the participants in federally funded clinical trials are non-white, and less than 2 percent of clinical cancer research studies focus on... Read more »

Repairs Near Highland Park Senior Center Highlight New Clean Up Campaign

Councilman Jose Huizar was in Highland Park Tuesday to announce the launch the comprehensive Clean Communities Initiative, a $1.5 million dollar plan to spruce... Read more »

Monterey Park Fire Truck Crashes Into Restaurant, Injures 15 Patrons

A pair of fire trucks collided at a Monterey Park intersection Wednesday, sending one of the trucks careening into a restaurant, injuring at least 15 people. A Monterey... Read more »

Fund Established for LAUSD Bus Crash Victims

 A Los Angeles city councilman started a fund for five local students killed in a collision between a tour bus and FedEx big rig near Orland, Calif. The students... Read more »

Commerce Man Arrested Following Shootout with Sheriff’s

A call about a possible child abuser led to a shootout with sheriff’s deputies in East Los Angeles. The suspect opened fire on deputies arriving to investigate... Read more »

Exide: Demonstrators Want Tighter Pollution Controls

Demonstrators rallied Monday to demand tougher statewide action on plants like the Exide Technologies battery recycling plant in Vernon, where recent samples showed... Read more »

Commerce Council Cordial as Recall Petition Nears Certification

On the surface, Tuesday evening’s city council meeting in Commerce appeared to function as any normal civic activity. Behind the curtains, nothing in Commerce... Read more »

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