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Ex-Montebello Senator Sentenced to 3 1/2 Years in State Prison

Former state Sen. Ron Calderon was sentenced Friday to 3 1/2 years behind bars in what a federal judge called “a true public corruption case” that also involved... Read more »

Sentencing Expected Today for Ex-Montebello Senator

A federal prosecutor is recommending that former state Sen. Ron Calderon be sentenced today to five years behind bars as part of a corruption case that also involved... Read more »

Bernie Calls Drug Industry a ‘Health Hazard’

Vermont Senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was back in Los Angeles last week, this time to tell voters to “send a message” that... Read more »

As Trump Conjures the Voter Fraud Boogeyman, Voter Suppression is the Real Issue

New America Media – As Donald Trump roams the country encouraging hatred of immigrants and distrust of the election process, in many places it’s immigrants and... Read more »

In For A Shock: Exchange Customers Get Glimpse Of Painful Rate Hikes

Healthline/Kaiser Health News – Covered California’s big 2017 rate hikes are starting to hit home for consumers. The state health insurance exchange began mailing... Read more »

Tax on Property Improvements Would Pay for Parks Under Measure A

Among the many issues facing voters in November is Measure A, a 1 1/2-cent per square foot tax on improved properties in Los Angeles County to fund parks development... Read more »

Measure M: New Hope for Southeast Transit Users?

While politicians continue to argue over allocations, voters will decide Nov. 8 whether they are willing to pay another half-cent sales tax to fund transit and transportation... Read more »

No Plea Deal In Crespo Murder Case

Efforts to reach a plea deal with no jail time have fallen apart for the wife of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo Sr., who claims she shot and killed him in... Read more »

Stand Up and Be Counted – Maybe

It took Nick Alati half a day to cast a ballot in Arizona’s August primary — and his vote didn’t even count. A self-employed home inspector in suburban Phoenix,... Read more »

Digging Way to Seamless Rail Rides

A boring machine dubbed “Angeli” began its underground journey Wednesday to create tunnels for Metro’s regional connector project, which will link up the Blue,... Read more »

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