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Hoping to Improve Public Image, Vernon Urges Action by AQMD

Worried the public thinks Vernon is not doing enough to protect residents living in and around the city from harmful lead and arsenic emissions by Exide Technologies,... Read more »

Activists Call for ‘National Day of Dignity and Respect’

Thousands of protesters flooded Downtown Los Angeles Sunday to urge the U.S. House of Representatives to bring comprehensive immigration reform back to the table.... Read more »

Activists Call for Full Participation in Upcoming Immigration Reform March

The timing couldn’t be better or more urgent for a “massive march” to demand legislators bring immigration reform back to the table, according to immigration... Read more »

Let the Fiestas Begin! ¡Que Viva East Los Ángeles! Hispanic Heritage Month Kicks Off

(Pictured clockwise) 1.Riding on a parade float, actors reenacted the cry for battle that initiated the Mexican war for independence. 2.Several groups of horsemen... Read more »

‘Birthday’ Celebration Marks L.A.’s History

Photo Courtesy of Rosalio Munoz The City of Los Angeles did not officially turn 232-years-old until yesterday, but public officials and others with roots in the... Read more »

Better Regulation of Marijuana Shops Needed, Says Boyle Heights Group

Boyle Heights became ground zero this week in the local battle to regulate and bring medical marijuana dispensaries under control. It appeared to be the reason behind... Read more »

‘Occupy’ Group Organizes Victims of Alleged Loan Modification Scam

Last year, buckling under the weight of a $3,000 monthly mortgage, East Los Angeles resident Catalina Gaitan needed help getting a loan modification. A commercial... Read more »

Students Return to a New Garfield High

Wide-eyed freshmen looking around in awe, gave James A. Garfield High School Principal Jose Huerta a great sense of pride on the first day of school, and Huerta’s... Read more »

Raids Cripple ‘Budding’ Mexican Mafia, Drug Cartel Joint ‘Project’

Twenty-two people named in two federal grand jury indictments outlining an alliance between the Mexican Mafia prison gang, a South Los Angeles street gang and a... Read more »

Mural, Monument Honor Former Monterey Park Recreation Worker

Monterey Park seniors lent a “hand” this week to help create a mural in memory of a former administrator they say helped transform their senior center into one... Read more »

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