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Contreras-Sweet Sworn In as SBA Secretary

A local businesswoman from Los Angeles was sworn in as the Secretary of the Small Business Administration Monday, making her one of just two Latinos in the Presidemt’s... Read more »

Walmart Opens Supercenter in South Gate

With an early morning ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday and thousands of dollars in donations to local youth programs, Walmart opened a new Supercenter in the southeast... Read more »

LAUSD Backs Call to End Deportations

Los Angeles Unified board members on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution asking President Obama to stop the deportations they say are tearing families apart. School... Read more »

Library Helps Bell Gardens Mothers Understand Children’s Speech Development Issues

For the past three or so years, Speech Therapist Vanessa Cervantes has been conducting mini-workshops at the Bell Gardens Library where she provides information... Read more »

Number of Measles Cases On the Rise

State public health officials are worried a large increase in the number of measles cases statewide is due to people intentionally avoiding vaccination for the highly... Read more »

May Day Protest to Focus on Worker Rights

A coalition of immigration rights activists announced Tuesday they plan to focus their annual  May 1st protest on  “worker dignity, health, safety and keeping... Read more »

Vernon Councilwoman Running Quietly Unopposed

It was only 18 months ago that Vernon Councilwoman Luz Martinez was elected in an extremely tight race that involved a ballot recount in a city that some critics... Read more »

Huizar Wants to Delay Jay-Z Concert Approval

Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar wants his colleagues to put the brakes on rapper Jay-Z’s planned two-day music festival at Grand Park. The Budweiser Made... Read more »

County Calls On Gay Men to Get Immunized

Eight people in Los Angeles County have been diagnosed with invasive meningococcal disease this year, health officials announced today as they issued a call for... Read more »

Tribute to High School Coach

(Photo by Mario Villegas ) Ray Gallego, left, and Ann Marie Straight, the wife of the late Richard Straight, cut the ribbon to mark the dedicating of Cantwell Sacred... Read more »

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