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Ruben Salazar Remembered

When East Los Angeles activist Sal Valdez visited the location where Mexican-American journalist Ruben Salazar was killed 44 years ago, he did not find a large commemorative... Read more »

Mayor Garcetti Proposes Minimum Wage Raise

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced his proposal to raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles to $13.25 an hour during a Labor Day rally in South Los Angeles. “While our... Read more »

Study: Wealth of Calif. Nonprofits Not Evenly Spread Throughout State

New America Media —Nonprofit organizations are an economic force in California – as an industry, they’re now the fourth largest employer in the state – but... Read more »

Changes to Community College System Announced at ELAC

(Photo by Mario Villegas) California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris, Harris, state Board of Governors President Manuel Baca, Los Angeles Community... Read more »

New Charter Middle School Opens in East L.A.

(Courtesy of Green Dot Public Schools) One hundred plus 6th grade students started their first day of classes at a new school in East Los Angeles, Ánimo Ellen Ochoa... Read more »

Gonzalez Leads National League in RBIs

(EGP photo by Fred Zermeno) Dodgers’ Adrian Gonzalez (pictured) continues to play strong at 1st base and at the plate. Gonzalez leads the National League with... Read more »

Latino Heritage Month Kicks Off with ‘Metro Crawl’

A new program to highlight area businesses offering Metro rail and bus riders special discounts as part of the city of Los Angeles’ Latino Heritage Month festivities,... Read more »

Salazar Park’s ‘Busy Bees’

Courtesy of Ruben Salazar Park Five years ago, Salazar Park’s volunteer group the Busy Bees got started with just two members. The groups has now grown to 40,... Read more »

Are Young People Losing the Ability to Read Emotions?

UCLA scientists found that sixth-graders who went five days without even glancing at a smartphone, television or other digital screen did substantially better at... Read more »

Kessler Leads Trojan to Decisive Win Over Fresno State

EGP photo by Fred Zermeno USC QB Cody Kessler (pictured #6) was named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the week Monday, coming off the Trojan’s 53-13 season-opening,... Read more »

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