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Eastside Foot Patrols Next Step in Community Policing

Authorities Monday announced a program to double the number of police footbeat patrols in the Boyle Heights, Lincoln Heights and El Sereno areas. The “Hollenbeck... Read more »

Montebello Approves Moratorium on Tattoo Parlors

There were no other tattoo shops in Montebello when Carpe Diem Tattoo Parlour opened for business earlier this year, now city officials are rushing to keep other... Read more »

Developers Told to Adjust ‘Affordable’ Rent Criteria

New “affordable” housing planned for Boyle Heights will be too expensive for the eastside neighborhood’s low-income residents, affordable housing developers... Read more »

LA County Board Votes to Remove ICE Agents in Jails

Supervisors Hilda Solis and Mark Ridley-Thomas recommended that the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department consult with community organizations and re-evaluate... Read more »

Council Explores Challenge to Commerce Election

Commerce Councilman Ivan Altamirano says the recent action taken by four members of the city council, which in theory could undo the results of the city’s recent... Read more »

Commission Supports Montebello Hills Project

After postponing a decision for an additional two weeks, the Montebello Planning Commission on Tuesday voted 4-1 to support a 488-acre housing project that has been... Read more »

Wife of Slain Bell Gardens Mayor Indicted on Voluntary Manslaughter Charge

The wife of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo Sr. pleaded not guilty Thursday to a grand jury indictment charging her with voluntary manslaughter for his shooting... Read more »

Residents Worried SR-710 Light Rail Would Burden East LA

East Los Angeles residents fear they will once again be forced to bare the brunt of efforts to relieve traffic in the region. They remember all too well the disruption... Read more »

Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Gold Line Train in Highland Park

[Updated: April 16, 12:10 p.m.] A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metro Gold Line light train Monday morning in Highland Park. At around 11:13 a.m., a Metro... Read more »

DTSC Director Apologizes to Eastside Residents

[Updated: April 16, 12p.m.] “I’m sorry.” Two words Eastside residents never thought they would hear from the state agency charged with regulating a controversial... Read more »

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