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Inadequate Financial Savings Tied to Increased Childhood Health Risks

The connection between a family’s income and childhood health has been well-established, with lower income linked to poorer health and a greater likelihood of... Read more »

LAUSD to Expand Number of Magnet School Seats

The Los Angeles Unified School District voted Tuesday to expand the number of seats in its popular magnet program by 5,000 in 2017-18. The school board also unanimously... Read more »

Less Body Fat for Toddlers Taking Vitamin D

A healthy intake of vitamin D in the first year of life appears to set children up to have more muscle mass and less body fat as toddlers, according to a new study... Read more »

Lower Weight, Diabetes, and Heart Disease Can Worsen Quality of Life for Frail Older

Researchers writing in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society recently learned that older women who are frail, and who have six or more chronic health conditions,... Read more »

Hillary Clinton Brings Campaign to Los Angeles

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton brought her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination to Los Angeles Thursday, attending fundraisers and courting... Read more »

Mariachi Opera Honors Braceros

The story of the bracero, Mexican migrant workers who traveled to the United States in the 1940s and 50s to fill the country’s labor shortage, will be told through... Read more »

GOP’s Cruz, Kasich Out: CA Role Diminished

In a matter of hours, California went from playing a critical role in the Republican presidential race to being a primary-season after-thought, but a Southland political... Read more »

Bill Requiring Renters to Pay Up During Evictions Pulled

SACRAMENTO – Tenants’ rights advocates are celebrating after Assemblyman Mike Gatto killed his controversial bill about evictions, just ahead of a scheduled... Read more »

Eastside Residents Prepare for Disaster

“How many of you have a preparedness plan in case of a natural disaster?” Mariela Balam asked a crowd gathered in East Los Angeles last week. Just a handful... Read more »

Children Reunited With Incarcerated Fathers

For the eighth year running, male inmates were reunited with children and grandchildren for one day as part of the  “Returning Hearts Celebration,” a program... Read more »

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