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Viewing ‘The Great American Eclipse’

Angelenos may not be able to see the first full Solar Eclipse of the Sun visible in the United States since 1979, but that’s not stopping them from getting in... Read more »

Proposals for Old City Jail Include Mix of Housing and Retail

Close to 200 people attended a community meeting last Thursday to hear presentations from the three finalists hoping to win city approval for their vision to bring... Read more »

Time to Pass the Torch

In 1979, when I assumed ownership of the Eastside newspaper chain founded in 1945 by Joseph Kovner, I was unaware Eastern Group Publications (EGP) would become a... Read more »

East L.A. Residents Fear Losing Homes to I-710 Project

A proposed plan to widen and make renovations to a segment of the I-710 (Long Beach Freeway) in the heart of East Los Angeles could end up costing families their... Read more »

Bell Gardens Residents Unite Against Crime

Communities across the nation gathered Tuesday in an effort to stop crime, but Bell Gardens resident Maria Martinez told EGP she and her neighbors make an effort... Read more »

Gone But Not Forgotten: Giving Thanks, One Photo At A Time

The Angels Support Group has been busy putting up photos in a senior center conference room that doubles as a museum filled with artifacts chronicling the center’s... Read more »

Has California Hit The Brakes In Regulating Breath-Robbing Big Rigs?

OAKLAND, Calif. — James Lockett sits on his bed and opens the drawer of his nightstand, revealing a stash of asthma inhalers: purple disc-shaped ones he uses twice... Read more »

Over Residents’ Protests, Sups Approve East L.A. Housing Project

The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday turned down an appeal by East Los Angeles residents to block the development of affordable rental units at Whittier Boulevard... Read more »

Brown Signs Bill to Combat Air Pollution at Neighborhood Level

Gov. Jerry Brown in Bell Gardens Wednesday signs AB 617 authored by Assemblymembers Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) and Miguel Santiago... Read more »

Mail Stoppage Frustrates Glassell Park Residents

An ongoing investigation into a shooting in Glassell Park has halted mail delivery to the area for several weeks now, raising the frustrations of local residents. A... Read more »

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