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City Moves to Decriminalize Street Vending

The City Council voted Tuesday to craft an ordinance decriminalizing street vending, bringing Los Angeles closer to no longer being the only major American city... Read more »

Assembly Bill Package Aim to Reform DTSC

Legislation intended to change how the state regulates and reviews facilities like the now shuttered Exide Technologies plant in Vernon, was introduced in the State... Read more »

Trump Travel Ban Denounced as ‘Un-American’

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and other city leaders appeared at the Islamic Center of Southern California in Koreatown Wednesday to denounce President Donald... Read more »

ELAC Honors Activism at First-Time Event

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis was presented with the Community Activist Award at East Los Angeles College’s first “Welcome Home East LA Event,”... Read more »

Residents Urged to ‘Check’ Before They Burn

During the recent cold spell, it’s likely many Los Angeles County residents cozied up next to their fireplaces to keep warm, unaware that burning wood could is... Read more »

White Memorial Honored for Community Programs

Initiatives to prevent cancer, help new mothers and promote healthy eating habits to combat diabetes have earned a Boyle Heights-based health care provider national... Read more »

CSULA No. 1 in Moving Students Up the Income Ladder

Low-income students who graduate from Cal State University, Los Angeles are more likely to move up the income ladder then students at other universities, including... Read more »

‘Gente-fied’: Web Series That Explores Boyle Heights’ Changing Landscape

The gentrification of the historic Boyle Heights neighborhood serves as the basis for the new web series “Gente-fied”, which according to America Ferrera, one... Read more »

CA Leaders Rebuke Trump’s Orders on Border Wall, ‘Sanctuary Cities’

Southland and California elected officials and activists wasted no time today lashing out at President Donald Trump’s executive actions calling for construction... Read more »

It’s Official: Becerra New State Atty. Gen.

Following confirmation by the State Assembly and Senate, Xavier Becerra was sworn in by Gov. Jerry Brown Tuesday as California’s new attorney general. The now... Read more »

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