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The Shop: Making Art, Theatre Accessible

Participants were eager to begin their lesson, which this month included the art of  “tagging.” They were taking part in a free workshop series hosted by the... Read more »

Sale of Water System Bid Process Challenged

Montebello voters may soon decide if they want to sell the city’s water system, but getting the question on the ballot was complicated this week when a prospective... Read more »

Rendon Sworn In As Speaker

Assemblyman Anthony Rendon was sworn in as speaker in Sacramento Monday and outlined three of his legislative priorities – poverty, legislative oversight and voter... Read more »

Commerce Cable Channel Serves as Broadcast Classroom

Located on the second floor of the Brenda Villa Aquatic Center in Commerce is a room filled with lights, cameras and a whole lot of action. Every Tuesday and Thursday... Read more »

Boyle Heights Community Garden in Dispute

For more than a month, supporters of a community garden in Boyle Heights have been holding daily sit-ins to keep the current operators from losing control of the... Read more »

Car Crash Blamed on Rocks Thrown from Parkway Overpass

Highland Park resident Jose Luis Osuna installed extra protection to keep his windows from being broken if someone were to throw a rock at his house. Never did he... Read more »

Policing Dialogue Focuses on Eastside Youth

Schools and law-enforcement need to address the issue of gangs more openly, 16-year old Saul Soto told area residents and police gathered at the Puente Learning... Read more »

Residents Are the Heroes In Exide Victory

The unrelenting efforts of residents and community activists deserve credit for California Gov. Brown and state legislators securing nearly $177 million for testing... Read more »

Exide: State to Fund $176M to Speed Up Testing, Cleanup

For years, communities surrounding the now-shuttered Exide Technologies plant in Vernon have fought to be heard: first to force the closure of the facility and then... Read more »

Family Questions Police Shooting of 16-Year Old Son

Jose Mendez had his problems, admits the 16-year-old’s mother, Josefina Rizo. He was in and out of trouble and a habitual runaway, but he didn’t deserve being... Read more »

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