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Monterey Park Water Rate Hike Worries Seniors

  Worried about the impact to seniors and people on fixed incomes, Monterey Park residents at a community outreach meeting last week voiced their concerns about... Read more »

L.A. Council Committee Working on Permit Plan for Street Vendors

Caridad Vazquez was among the dozens of street vendors who appeared before a Los Angeles City Council committee Tuesday in support of legalizing street vending in... Read more »

Commerce Recall Fails: City Councilmember Calls Fraud

A months-long campaign to recall four of the five City of Commerce council members has failed to qualify for the ballot and on Tuesday, the targets of the recall... Read more »

Mexican Dresses: A Cinco de Mayo Tradition

For Martha Medina, owner of Olveritas Village on Olvera Street at the El Pueblo Historical Monument in downtown Los Angeles, Cinco de Mayo represents another opportunity... Read more »

Sheriff Candidates Face Off in Boyle Heights

Candidates vying to head the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department were at the Hollenbeck Youth Center in Boyle Heights last week to take part in a debate that... Read more »

Athens ‘Evergreen’ Contract Raises Concerns In Bell Gardens

Dozens of concerned residents filled the Bell Gardens council chamber Monday when a proposed contract with Athens’ trash hauling services sparked passionate pleas... Read more »

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 »

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