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Tasty Tacos Help Support Eastside Homeless Youth

Scorching summer heat was no match for the delicious tacos and tasty drinks served up Saturday at Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights, where hundreds of people took... Read more »

Exide’s Latest Troubles Is Good News to Locals

A festive ‘convivio,’ or small gathering was held Monday at Resurrection Church in Boyle Heights, a venue where residents normally voice their concerns over... Read more »

Vernon’s ‘Business Friendly’ Title Questioned

In 1997 when Princess Paper, Inc. President Abraham Hakimi started his business, he decided to locate it in Vernon because the city was “very advantageous” and... Read more »

CHP Refers Officer Beating of Homeless Woman to D.A.

The California Highway Patrol announced Wednesday it has forwarded its investigation into the beating of a 51-year-old homeless woman by an officer alongside the... Read more »

LAUSD Makes Major Changes to Discipline Policy

A major shift in how Los Angeles Unified handles issues related to student discipline was announced Monday by district officials. School police will no longer issue... Read more »

Let’s Revive Neighborhood Watch

We’ve noticed that many of the neighborhood watch signs we’ve come across lately are old and in disrepair. To us, it’s an indication that what was once a significant... Read more »

Ferguson Exposes the Creeping Militarization of Police Forces

The tragedies unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri, are doubly infuriating. First, there is the obvious outrage of yet another unarmed black teenager being stopped by... Read more »

50 Years Later, ‘Upward Bound’ Still Vital

Fifty years ago this year, the federal government created Upward Bound, a program to help low-income students enroll in college. Today, with poverty rates again... Read more »

As Climate Changes, Human Health Could Decline

Heat-related illnesses and deaths due to rising temperatures will likely increase, as will the number of people suffering from asthma and respiratory diseases due... Read more »

100 Years of History at Southwest Museum Site

Saturday’s celebration at the Southwest Museum in Mount Washington was supposed to be about the 100-year history of the historic structure, but it was clear many... Read more »

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