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Exide Batteries Still Selling in East L.A.

Not too far from the now shuttered Exide Technologies plant in Vernon, a car battery shaped sign hangs on a storefront on one of the busiest streets in East Los... Read more »

Hit-and-Runs Raise Street Safety Concerns

A new bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown Monday could help solve many hit-and-run cases in California. AB 8, authored by Assemblyman Mike Gatto, calls for “yellow... Read more »

Pope Canonizes U.S. First Hispanic Saint

Father Junipero Serra, the 18th-century Spanish Franciscan priest who is both revered and reviled for founding nine missions in California, including those in San... Read more »

Balancing Diet With Tofu Tacos

“What is transgenic?” asked instructor Laura Gonzalez in Spanish during her Healthy Cooking class last Friday. “Genetically modified,” answered one of the... Read more »

‘Viva los Cupcakes’ – An American Tradition Goes Mexican

In a region where food is rapidly incorporating flavors reflective of the diversity of the people who live here, a tamale inspired cupcake speaks volumes about the... Read more »

Metal Meets Mexico In Metalachi

On stage, wearing skintight jeans, studded belts, bandanas and big hair, Metalachi looks like one of those metal bands that dominated the airwaves in the 1980’s,... Read more »

Abuelas’ Game: Loteria and Talk

“La dama (the lady) … el corazon (the heart) … la bandera (the flag): Loteria! Coffee in hand and coin purses at the ready, a small group of abuelas meet weekday... Read more »

No Let Up to Scorching Heat

The Southland will bake again today as the region’s heat wave intensifies and temperatures reach or surpass the century mark over a wide area. The valleys and... Read more »

Classrooms: Only Part of Student Success

There is a growing push in recent years to make public schools more than just the usual places of learning, but comprehensive resources centers where students and... Read more »

‘We’re Dreaming… of 2025’

Is it too soon to start celebrating a high school graduation that won’t take place until 2025? Not according to the families, teachers and third grade students... Read more »

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