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Obama Lays Out ‘Family-Focused’ Immigration Plan

President Obama, addressed the nation from the White House Thursday, unveiling executive action he is taking that would allow as many as 5 million immigrants in... Read more »

Obama to Act on Immigration

Southland immigrant-rights groups are anxiously awaiting specifics of President Barack Obama’s plans to take executive action on immigration, which is likely to... Read more »

Exide Ordered to Pay for Clean Up

The Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to have county attorneys evaluate options to force a shutdown of the Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon and the clean-up... Read more »

DTSC Orders Exide to Pay Millions

Just days after some residents speculated that the Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) and Exide Technologies were close to some type of agreement, the... Read more »

Day of the Dead Traditions Inspires New Followers

The Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is growing in popularity all across the United States, and not only among Latinos. Artists from all... Read more »

Knowing Is Always Better: Why Latinos Need to Talk About Death

[Read Part Two of Lugo’s story, “When the End Is Near” ]   When Daniel Lugo III was diagnosed in December 2011 with stage four stomach cancer, his first... Read more »

LAUSD’s Deasy Resigns-Hints at Possible Run for Office

Outgoing Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy hinted today he may run for public office, but he declined to say exactly what post he might... Read more »

Small STEM School Takes on Big Challenge

When Susana Pereira was first approached about a new high school in Boyle Heights she wanted nothing to do with it. Her son was about to graduate from middle school... Read more »

Shooting Death of Mayor Shocks Bell Gardens

The wife of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo was a longtime victim of domestic violence, according to her attorney, who said Thursday he hopes to meet with... Read more »

Bell Gardens Mayor Fatally Shot: Wife Detained and Released

Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo at 2013 City Council Meeting. (EGP photo by Nancy Martinez) Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo was fatally shot Tuesday in what investigators... Read more »

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