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Exide Advisory Group Assembles

For the past couple of years, Resurrection Church in Boyle Heights has been the epicenter of the movement to close down the Exide battery-recycling plant in Vernon,... Read more »

Historic Vote Takes California’s Undocumented a Step Closer to Health Care

New America Media – A sweeping bill that will expand health care coverage to California’s undocumented population sailed through the State Senate Wednesday on... Read more »

Feds Move to Seize New Mongol Nation Insignias

Government prosecutors last week announced their intention to seize control of a new trademarked insignia associated with the Montebello-centered Mongol Nation motorcycle... Read more »

Ron Calderon’s Defense Claims Government Leaked Sealed Affidavit

Lawyers for Ron Calderon allege in court papers that federal corruption charges against their client should be thrown out because prosecutors engaged in “outrageous... Read more »

Caltrans to Pay Commerce for Access to Bandini Park During Freeway Widening

Commerce city officials have agreed to allow Caltrans to move forward with a widening project on the 710 Freeway that will temporarily close off a section of Bandini... Read more »

Federal Court Blocks Obama Action on Immigration

Southland immigration advocates reacted defiantly Tuesday to a federal appeals court ruling blocking the Obama administration’s plans to extend deportation protection... Read more »

Labor Wants Min. Wage Ordinance to Exclude Union Contracts

Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday he is open to studying an idea to exclude workers with union contracts from the city’s $15 per hour minimum wage ordinance,... Read more »

Lawsuit Filed Over Oil Spill on 710 Freeway Near Commerce

A lawsuit filed by the owners of a big rig that crashed on the Long Beach (710) Freeway in Commerce in 2013, leaving the driver severely burned, alleges that the... Read more »

Garcetti Signs $8.6 Billion City Budget

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Wednesday signed an $8.6 billion budget for 2015-16, calling it the result of an “unprecedented collaboration” between the City... Read more »

Proposal Shifts Responsibility of Repairing Sidewalks to Property Owners

A top Los Angeles official proposed Tuesday that the responsibility of fixing broken sidewalks be shifted back to property owners. Under state law, property owners... Read more »

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