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Montebello Shifts to Recycled Water at Local Park

The severe statewide drought has spurred interest in water reclamation in a number of local cities, but the cost to build infrastructure to support the systems varies... Read more »

L.A. to Explore Sidewalk Repair ‘Strategy’

The Los Angeles City Council took a step Tuesday toward ending 40 years of inaction on fixing broken sidewalks, instructing city staffers to begin developing a “comprehensive”... Read more »

Study: Immigration Isn’t Only Election Issue for Latinos

While some might assume immigration policy dominates the concern of Hispanics in New York and around the nation, a new report shows the environment is high on their... Read more »

Exide’s Latest Trouble Is Good News to Locals

A festive ‘convivio,’ or small gathering was held Monday at Resurrection Church in Boyle Heights, a venue where residents normally voice their concerns over... Read more »

Vernon’s ‘Business Friendly’ Title Questioned

In 1997 when Princess Paper, Inc. President Abraham Hakimi started his business, he decided to locate it in Vernon because the city was “very advantageous” and... Read more »

CHP Refers Officer Beating of Homeless Woman to D.A.

The California Highway Patrol announced Wednesday it has forwarded its investigation into the beating of a 51-year-old homeless woman by an officer alongside the... Read more »

LAUSD Makes Major Changes to Discipline Policy

A major shift in how Los Angeles Unified handles issues related to student discipline was announced Monday by district officials. School police will no longer issue... Read more »

100 Years of History at Southwest Museum Site

Saturday’s celebration at the Southwest Museum in Mount Washington was supposed to be about the 100-year history of the historic structure, but it was clear many... Read more »

Jazz Festival Returns to Monterey Hills

Councilmember Jose Huizar and his children Isabella, Simon and Aviana at the 17th Annual Monterey Hills Jazz Festival. (Office of L.A. Councilmember Jose Huizar) Following... Read more »

Parental Incarceration Can Be Worse for a Child Than Divorce or Death of a Parent

With more than 2 million people behind bars, the U.S. has the highest incarceration rate in the world. This mass incarceration has serious implications for not only... Read more »

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