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LAPD Attempts to Improve Trust in Boyle Heights

A rash of officer-involved-shootings targeting Latinos and African Americans has sparked calls for greater transparency in police use of force incidents in the Los... Read more »

Latinos at the Ballot Box

When Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump kicked off his campaign by calling Mexicans rapists and drug dealers, Latinos were propelled into the forefront... Read more »

L.A. Mayor Asks Commerce Council to Support Measure M

Hoping to garner support for a November ballot transit measure, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti made a trip to Commerce City Hall Tuesday to ask the city council... Read more »

Tobacco Tax Ballot Measure Would Fund Health Care For California’s Poor — But How?

California Healthline – At first blush, the tobacco tax measure on California’s November ballot looks pretty straightforward. Proposition 56 would raise... Read more »

Latino Factor: Changing the Face of Politics

Much is being made these days of the potential power of the Latino vote, both here in California and on the national stage. Political strategists point to the role... Read more »

Emotions, Spirits High for Scully’s Final Game at Dodger Stadium

Vin Scully broadcast his final game at Dodger Stadium Sunday, addressed the crowd for about 90 seconds, followed by the playing of a recording of his singing “Wind... Read more »

Officials Discuss FPPC Fines, Apologize

COMMERCE – Two City of Commerce council members apologized to residents Tuesday for campaign and conflict of interest violations that resulted in each having to... Read more »

Newly Covered By Medi-Cal, Undocumented Children Also Seek Dental Care

Eight-year-old Erika Andalon recently started treatment for six cavities at an AltaMed dental clinic in eastern Los Angeles near her home. She hadn’t been to a... Read more »

FPPC Approves Penalties Against Commerce Officials

Despite residents demanding harsher penalties, the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) today approved reduced fines against two Commerce officials accused... Read more »

Nightingale Students On the Road to USC

Students at Nightingale Middle School in Cypress Park could get a full-ride scholarship to the University of Southern California if they successfully complete a... Read more »

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