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Suspect Wanted in Minnesota Tracked to Boyle Heights: Leads Police on Wild Chase

A 31-year-old kidnapping suspect led authorities on a chase last week from Boyle Heights to downtown Los Angeles, where he jumped out of an SUV, ran through downtown... Read more »

Report: CA Kids Face Troubling Racial Inequity

California’s African-American, Latino and American Indian children lag far behind white and Asian kids when it comes to access to health and education opportunities.... Read more »

Pelosi Says Republican Refusal to Extend Unemployment Benefits ‘Immoral’

The U.S. Senate earlier this month approved an extension of long-term unemployment benefits, but hopes were dashed that a deal could be reach before Congress’... Read more »

Exide: Demonstrators Want Tighter Pollution Controls

Demonstrators rallied Monday to demand tougher statewide action on plants like the Exide Technologies battery recycling plant in Vernon, where recent samples showed... Read more »

Commerce Council Cordial as Recall Petition Nears Certification

On the surface, Tuesday evening’s city council meeting in Commerce appeared to function as any normal civic activity. Behind the curtains, nothing in Commerce... Read more »

For Poorer Students, Little Guidance on Path to College

High school seniors across the country are reviewing college acceptance letters and financial aid packages to meet the May deadline to inform colleges if they will... Read more »

Montebello Police Talk Gun Safety, But Few Show Up To Listen

  Montebello police held a ‘town hall’ meeting last weekend to educate the community about gun safety and keeping guns away from children, but only a handful... Read more »

Jay-Z ‘Made In America’ Music Festival Coming to L.A.’s Grand Park

Mayor Eric Garcetti and other Los Angeles leaders took turns quoting lyrics by rapper Jay Z Wednesday as the music star joined them outside City Hall to announce... Read more »

A Reasonable U.S. Senator, Rand Paul

Kentucky Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul voted against the Senate’s bi-partisan Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill last year. While there might not be “hordes”... Read more »

County Budget to Top $26 Billion

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday tentatively approved a recommended $26.054 billion budget for 2014-15 that Chief Executive Officer William... Read more »

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