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New Boyle Heights Work Center Promotes Local Jobs

When Juan Alvarez went to the new work resource center in Boyle Heights last week, he noticed most of the job openings involved physical labor. That’s just fine... Read more »

Monterey Park Puts Bicycle Master Plan in Motion

Five cities in the San Gabriel Valley have each unanimously approved master bike plans that will expand bike lanes in the region. Bicyclists in the lead city, Monterey... Read more »

‘Miracle on 1st Street’

Thousands of children and their families received a little bit of joy last week during the 33rd Annual ‘Miracle on 1st Street’ event at the Hollenbeck Youth... Read more »

Montebello Father Charged with Murder, Kidnapping Family

A Montebello father was charged Monday with murder and kidnapping for allegedly killing his wife and stuffing her body in the trunk of a car, then disappearing with... Read more »

Garcetti Proposes Purchase of 7,000 Police Body Cameras

Saying transparency is a key to public trust in the police department, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday he wants the city to purchase 7,000 body cameras to... Read more »

ACLU and L.A. County Reach Settlement In Jail Abuse Lawsuit

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will overhaul its policies and practices on the use of force against inmates under a settlement announced Tuesday of... Read more »

Encouraging Art in Low-Income Communities

A musician playing at Mariachi Plaza, a close up of a guitar, a colorful flower and a child running in the park are just some of the photos that delighted guests... Read more »

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Scams in California

It may be the season of giving, but it’s unfortunately the season of taking too. Whether it’s an online shopping scam, gift card fraud or a fake charity asking... Read more »

Obama’s Plan for Immigration Reform – What You Need to Know

New America Media–On Nov. 20, 2014, President Barack Obama announced that he would take executive action to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation.... Read more »

District Attorneys Sue Uber; Settles With Lyft

Los Angeles County’s top prosecutor last week announced a lawsuit against Uber, alleging the ride-sharing company made false or misleading statements about the... Read more »

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