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Culture Headlines 16th of Sept. Parade

(Photos Courtesy of the Office of Supervisor Hilda Solis) For the 69th year running, thousands of spectators, young and old, lined the streets of East Los Angeles... Read more »

‘Viva los Cupcakes’ – An American Tradition Goes Mexican

In a region where food is rapidly incorporating flavors reflective of the diversity of the people who live here, a tamale inspired cupcake speaks volumes about the... Read more »

Metal Meets Mexico In Metalachi

On stage, wearing skintight jeans, studded belts, bandanas and big hair, Metalachi looks like one of those metal bands that dominated the airwaves in the 1980’s,... Read more »

‘Move Quicker,’ City Tells DTSC

A small breathing machine in his hands and on the verge of tears, Javier Hernandez asked  Commerce city officials to explain why they had not do something sooner... Read more »

Most MUSD Students Fail to Meet New State Standards

It’s only been a few weeks since students in the Montebello Unified School District returned to school, but standardized test results released last week show more... Read more »

Board Votes No On Min. Wage Exemptions

Proposals to exempt nonprofit businesses, seasonal workers and some employees in training from Los Angeles County’s pending minimum wage ordinance failed Tuesday... Read more »

Metro Adds New Technology For Security

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Tuesday it is implementing technology allowing law enforcement personnel to access images... Read more »

Reading In Two Languages Is Fun

During back to school night last week, students at La Merced and Winter Gardens Elementary schools received free bilingual books to promote reading in English and... Read more »

Abuelas’ Game: Loteria and Talk

“La dama (the lady) … el corazon (the heart) … la bandera (the flag): Loteria! Coffee in hand and coin purses at the ready, a small group of abuelas meet weekday... Read more »

No Let Up to Scorching Heat

The Southland will bake again today as the region’s heat wave intensifies and temperatures reach or surpass the century mark over a wide area. The valleys and... Read more »

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