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First Latino Named to Head State Community College System

The first Latino chancellor of the California Community Colleges was appointed by a unanimous vote of the college system’s Board of Governors, it was announced... Read more »

Mayor Aceituno Sworn-In

Mayor Pedro Aceituno (center) and Mayor Pro Tem Jose J. Mendoza took their oath of office Tuesday during a special ceremony at Bell Gardens City Hall. Aceituno replaces... Read more »

New Center to Offer ‘Specialized’ Fire Training

Ground was broken Tuesday on a new regional training center where firefighters from Vernon and surrounding cities will receive specialized firefighting training... Read more »

Volunteers Rid Alley of Dumped Debris

MONTEBELLO – When George Romero drove past a graffiti-covered alley on his way to check his Montebello property, he found the street littered with sofas, mattresses... Read more »

State Shuts Down Battery Recycling Plant

State regulators ordered a partial shut-down of an Industry lead-battery-recycling plant, saying operators failed to install a leak-detection system in a hazardous-waste... Read more »

Postal Stamp Honors Former Garfield High Educator

A stamp honoring the late legendary Garfield High School math teacher Jaime Escalante, who used unconventional methods to inspire students to master calculus, has... Read more »

Plans for Apartment Complex Leave Tenants Scrambling

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti reminded renters last week that they have rights under the city’s Rent Stabilization Ordinance, but as one group of tenants in... Read more »

It’s More Than Just ‘Being There’ That Matters

Boyle Heights resident Nydia Gonzalez vividly remembers the day her 4-year-old daughter reminded her of the importance of “quality time.” Little Yaretzy had... Read more »

Bell Gardens Youth Discover Hidden Talents

When 14-year-old Veronica Flores would belt out a song by the now deceased Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera, she secretly hoped that one day she too would perform... Read more »

Business Owners Fight to Stay In Boyle Heights

Long time Boyle Heights residents and activists continue to accuse developers and real estate investors of carelessly changing the character of their neighborhood... Read more »

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