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Eastern L.A. Biotech Park Could Create ‘Explosion of Employment’

The competition for biotech investment is escalating, and President C. L. Max Nikias wants to make sure Los Angeles emerges a winner. “Los Angeles finds itself... Read more »

County Lays Out Plan to Fight Homelessness

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a wide-ranging set of recommendations Tuesday to combat homelessness, committing to spend an estimated $266... Read more »

This Father’s Day: Orphans, A Cruel Trump Legacy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Several Democratic members of Congress asked President Donald Trump last week not to leave any more children of undocumented immigrants orphaned,... Read more »

Los Angelezs Moves to Grant Tax Relief to Urban Farms

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday tentatively approved an ordinance to grant tax relief to city farmers and encourage them to transform empty lots into urban... Read more »

Uncertainty Over Federal Money Could Spur Covered California Rate Hikes

If the federal government does not clarify by mid-August whether it will continue an important health insurance subsidy for consumers next year, California’s state-run... Read more »

Minimum Wage Goes Up July 1st

Some workers in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County will get a bump in pay starting July 1, when the minimum wage in those areas goes up to $10.50 an hour... Read more »

Vernon Welcomes New Police Chief

A familiar face in Southeast Los Angeles County will serve as Vernon’s new police chief, the city has announced. Anthony Miranda, a former Bell acting chief of... Read more »

When You Want Something Done, Call ‘Don Alex’

BELL GARDENS – From volunteering at the monthly food bank to dressing up as Santa Claus for the police department’s toy giveaway, Alejandro Ceja Garcia is always... Read more »

California’s Kids Are Healthier But Many Are Living In Poverty

Ambar Garcia, who lives just north of downtown Los Angeles, said she’s thankful her two daughters have health coverage through California’s version of Medicaid,... Read more »

Report Calls for Southeast Cities to Invest in Pedestrians, Bicyclists

The Measure M half-cent sales tax hike goes into effect July 1 and a new report is calling for cities in southeast Los Angeles County to use a large share of the... Read more »

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