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Las Vegas Massacre Scars Even Those Not There

Circulating across the country on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and SnapChat was one message, “Pray for Las Vegas.” News of the mass shooting Sunday night in... Read more »

Health Officials Continues to Hammer State’s Exide Plan

The state is still not doing enough to protect residents who live near the now-shuttered Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon, the county’s public health director... Read more »

County to No Longer Observe Columbus Day

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday became the latest municipal body to drop Christopher Columbus from favored status, voting to eliminate all... Read more »

Imagining A Single-Payer Health System In California

With the crumbling of the latest GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, many Americans seem more willing to discuss what a single-payer system might... Read more »

Optimist Honor Young Volunteers for Service

The volunteer work of Jasmine Serbin and Jestin Jimenez (seated, holding certificates) was recognized Saturday, Sept. 30 at a breakfast hosted by the Optimist Club-East... Read more »

Sensible Driving Saves More Gas Than Drivers Think

It’s common knowledge that driving aggressively can dent gas mileage, but it’s difficult to determine exactly how much gas drivers waste. A new study by researchers... Read more »

New Homeless Outreach Team Targets East, Northeast L.A.

(Office of Councilman Jose Huizar) Councilman Jose Huizar last week introduced the new homeless outreach team for Boyle Heights, El Sereno and Northeast LA. Huizar... Read more »

With 6 Deaths So Far, County Steps Up Mosquito Warnings

Los Angeles County health officials, joined by Supervisor Janice Hahn, went door-to-door Monday as they began a public-outreach campaign warning residents about... Read more »

Feds Give Calif. Poor Marks On Monitoring Foster Children

The federal government has given California bad marks on monitoring the well-being of children in foster care. State officials were slow to investigate complaints... Read more »

L.A. to Explore Tech Approach To Hire Police

With nearly half of the city’s non-sworn employees expected to reach retirement age by 2018, two Los Angeles City Council members Tuesday sought ways to reduce... Read more »

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