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Communities Near Exide Put DTSC on Notice

Only a few dozen people showed up last week for a meeting billed as a chance for residents to learn more about the process to clean up contamination at the shuttered... Read more »

Now Easier to Remove Tent Encampments

A set of rules allowing the city to more quickly dismantle homeless encampments won final approval Tuesday from the Los Angeles City Council over the objections... Read more »

Now That’s Hot: ‘Burning’ Desire to Win

A Los Angeles woman who choked down a record-breaking 53 exceptionally hot peppers in 20 minutes to win the annual Chile Habanero Eating Contest said Monday she... Read more »

Supervisors Delay Action on Minimum Wage Hike

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday postponed a vote on whether to move ahead with an increase in the minimum wage, saying they want more information... Read more »

‘Doggy Gym’ Coming to Northeast LA Park

They love their dogs in the Northeast Los Angeles neighborhood of Hermon. The Hermon Dog Park — next to the Arroyo Seco Channel, along the 110 Pasadena Freeway... Read more »

Slain Mayor’s Mother Wins Access to Police Reports

A judge has reversed himself and ruled that an attorney for the mother of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo — whose wife is accused of shooting him — can... Read more »

Most in CA Think Nurse Practitioners Should Have Full Practice Authority

One in four Californians supports the right of nurse practitioners to function as primary-care providers instead of having to work under the supervision of a doctor,... Read more »

Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council Elects the New President

The Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council has a new president following a close vote June 10 that had Elvira (Vera) del Pozo beating out incumbent Carlos Montes 9-8. “I... Read more »

Felons Can ‘Clean’ Old Criminal Record Under Prop. 47

For East Los Angeles resident Joseph Barela, growing up in a family of addicts made it easy for him to end up in their same situation. Barela was in and out of jail... Read more »

Local Communities Prepare to Host Special Olympics Athletes

What does the predominately Latino community of Lincoln Heights and mostly Asian city of Monterey Park have in common? Residents in both areas will soon be saying... Read more »

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