February 26, 2015 by · 1 Comment 

Commerce Rolls Back Fees for Activities

Candidates for the City Council have made the cost of Commerce’s popular Resident Activity Card a big issue in the March 3 election, claiming a 3-tier fee system... Read more »

School Expands Horizon for Children of Vernon Workers

Tucked in the middle of all the factories, warehouses and rendering plants in Vernon is an elementary school with more students than there are residents in the city. Most... Read more »

Addressing Homeless Problems in Northeast L.A.

Representatives of various city and county housing and mental health agencies, elected officials, law enforcement, nonprofit groups, residents and the homeless gathered... Read more »

Limited English Proficiency Plays Role in CA’s Low Voter Turnout Rates of Asians and Latinos

New America Media–One in nine eligible California voters speaks only limited English, and many of them don’t know what help and services are available to them... Read more »

MUSD Approves Ethnic Studies Requirement

Montebello Unified School District took the first steps in implementing an ethnic studies graduation requirement, following in the footsteps of nearby districts... Read more »

County to Create Task Force to Prep for Immigration Changes

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to create a task force to plan for implementation of President Barack Obama’s immigration orders, despite... Read more »

Campaigns for L.A. Vote Date Change Forced to Edit Message

Members of a campaign in support of two measures on next week’s city ballot said they plan to edit a video about the measures to remove a statement claiming they... Read more »

Man Loses Bid to Reduce Prison Sentence In Montebello Murder

An Orange County man who repeatedly shot his estranged wife in the head outside the Montebello restaurant where she worked lost his bid Monday to have his first-degree... Read more »

Coalition Calls For Affordable Housing Near Transit

With at least $40 billion in transportation projects being built or planned in the Los Angeles area over the coming years, a transit-focused coalition urged city... Read more »

No Senate Run for Villaraigosa

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced Tuesday he will not run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer. In a message posted on his... Read more »

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