March 26, 2015 by · 1 Comment 

Stepping In When Tragedy Strikes

Maria Leandra Reyes fought to hold back tears as she recalled the tragic death of her good friend Jesus Valderrama and her recent search for his relatives. Valderrama,... Read more »

Garcia Calls For More Women In Power

At an event recognizing women making a difference in their communities, Assemblymember Cristina Garcia praised the work these women are doing in her district, and... Read more »

Vernon Opens Lottery for New Affordable Housing

Employers in the city of Vernon are encouraging their workers to apply for a chance to make the industrial city their home, by applying for one of the soon to open... Read more »

Judge Blocks Start of Immigration Actions

Shouting “Shame on you” and “Si se puede” (Yes, we can), immigrant rights activists, elected officials and union leaders rallied outside Los Angeles City... Read more »

Montebello Hills: Decades In the Waiting

Oil crickets dot the brush-covered hills where the California gnatcatcher, a tiny bird on the U.S. threatened species list makes its home. Metal fencing keeps outsiders... Read more »

Lead Blood Testing Extended for Residents Near Exide

Since hearing that elevated levels of lead were found in soil at Salazar Park in unincorporated East Los Angeles, Reina Rodriguez says she rarely takes her 4-year... Read more »

Crisis Counselors Sent to East L.A. Schools Following Killing

Students, teachers and staff at Griffith Middle School and Garfield High School in East Los Angeles are receiving counseling to help them deal with the fatal stabbing... Read more »

Commerce Begins Project to Improve Traffic Bottleneck

The City of Commerce on Friday celebrated the formal groundbreaking of a $30 million project to improve Washington Boulevard, a major thoroughfare in the region. The... Read more »

Commerce Marks 55th Birthday With Festive Library Reopening

To outsiders, Commerce is best known for its Citadel shopping center, the Commerce Casino, and its large network of rail yards and industrial buildings, but for... Read more »

New Bell Gardens Official Claims Independence

Bell Gardens residents will have a special opportunity to meet the newest member of the city council next Monday when Maria Pulido is sworn in during the council’s... Read more »

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