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Health Officials Urge Southeast Residents to be Tested for Lead

Free lead blood screenings got underway Monday for east and southeast Los Angeles residents who live within two miles of the Exide Technologies plant in Vernon,... Read more »

Lack of Information and Funds Keeps DACA Applications Low

Cynthia Tejeda was both nervous and hopeful as she waited in a long line at the Mexican Consulate Office in Los Angeles last week to speak with an immigration attorney. Originally... Read more »

Ten-Year Old Visits Pope; Father Released from Immigration Center

Ten year old, Jersey Vargas, who asked Pope Francis to help reunite her with her father—who is facing deportation—got  her wish today when her father was released... Read more »

President Obama Awards Medal of Honors to Discriminated Veterans

President Barack Obama awarded Medals of Honor Tuesday to 24 war veterans, 17 of them to Hispanics, in recognition of their “valor during major combat operations... Read more »

Iconic Activist Joins Final Push for Obamacare

With just two weeks left to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, the agency responsible for enrolling Californians has called on a well... Read more »

Montebello Residents Demand Special Tax Remain in City

Jacqueline Carr has lived in Montebello for 50 years and is angry that state and county taxing agencies are keeping money she says rightfully belongs to city workers. “Why... Read more »

Cedillo Gives Mayor A Close Up Tour of District

Making good on a pledge to not be a mayor who just stays in his office, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday joined Councilman Gil Cedillo for a tour of First... Read more »

BREAKING: Sen. Calderon, Brother Indicted on Multiple Corruption Charges

Ron Calderon, left, was indicted Thursday on federal corruption charges. (EGP Archive) State Sen. Ron Calderon and his brother were indicted by a federal grand jury... Read more »

Hermon Stops ‘Pot Shop,’ Other Neighborhoods Not as Lucky

When Los Angeles voters in May 2013 approved a proposition to limit the number of medical marijuana dispensaries allowed to legally operate in the city to 135, most... Read more »

Commerce Spanish Book Club Offers More than Just Reading, It’s Therapy

The group’s lively chatter was like a flashback to the 1990s, when Mexican singer Rigo Tovar’s song “El Sirenito” was famous. Speaking in Spanish, the group... Read more »

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