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Bell Gardens ‘Betting’ on Casino’s Hotel

An increase in revenue coming from the opening later this year of a highly anticipated seven-story, 100-room hotel at The Bicycle Casino, could just be the winning... Read more »

Special Olympics Athletes Help Open Lincoln Heights Summer Pool Program

The calendar may still say it’s spring, but at Downey Recreation Center in Lincoln Heights Monday, summer was in full swing with the start of the annual swim season... Read more »

Homeless Dwellings Removed from Arroyo Seco Channel

Struggling to push the bicycle loaded with his belongings along the bumpy path carved out of the brush next to the Arroyo Seco channel in Highland Park last week,... Read more »

Tunnel Opponents Propose ‘Street Network’ for 710 Gap

A coalition of community organizations and cities gathered at Metro headquarters last week to publicly oppose to the construction of a tunnel connecting freeways... Read more »

Push In Montebello to Allow Vote on Marijuana Dispensaries

Montebello residents may soon have to consider whether they want to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in their city — and if revenue from taxing “pot” sales... Read more »

Bell Gardens Parents ‘Focus Lens’ on Child Nutrition

For years, pan dulce and milk was breakfast in Areli Lopez’s home, but now the Bell Gardens mother makes sure to fill her daughters’ plates with fruits and vegetables. Lopez... Read more »

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 »

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