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Residents Demand State Agencies Clean Exide Contamination Now

For the first 17 years of his life, Jose Anthony Gutierrez lived in Vernon, not too far from the now closed Exide Technologies plant. He says he is living proof... Read more »

Exide Taint Blows Over to City of Commerce

The City of Commerce had joined a long list of communities affected by lead contamination from a Vernon-based battery recycling plant permanently closed in March... Read more »

Veteran Monument Tagging: Ultimate Disrespect

It’s a sad sign of the times, the careless damage caused by graffiti vandals who care more about the thrill of tagging highly visible places than the damage they... Read more »

Workers Back Anti-Wage Theft Bill

Janitors, housekeepers, airline and restaurant workers were among participants supporting legislation to end wage theft at a town hall meeting Friday in Highland... Read more »

‘Ideas’ Could Spur More Affordable Housing

Los Angeles Councilman Gil Cedillo Tuesday proposed a series of ideas intended to boost the amount of affordable housing in Los Angeles, including allowing micro-apartments. Cedillo... Read more »

EGP Is Moving – But Not Going Away

We’ve loved our 10 years in Highland Park, which in many ways has become home to us. But Highland Park is changing and the challenges to find a new affordable... Read more »

Environmental Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

It’s often said justice delayed is justice denied. For millions who live in disadvantaged California communities, environmental justice, protection from the noxious... Read more »

GOP Leaders Call for Special Session on Drought

Assemblyman Bill Brough joined with three fellow Republican Assembly members Monday to call for a special session of the Legislature to address the state’s drought... Read more »

Community Calendar: Aug. 27, 2015 – Sept. 2

Today, Thursday, Aug. 27 6pm – LADWP Proposed Rate Change Meeting at Boyle Heights City Hall. LADWP officials will be available to answer questions regarding the... Read more »

Goal: Zero Traffic Fatalities

Sitting at a desk in the middle of a Boyle Heights street, Mayor Eric Garcetti Monday signed an executive directive aimed at cutting traffic fatalities in the city... Read more »

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