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With the Census in Peril, What Will It Take to ‘Right the Ship?’

New America Media – The 2020 Census is off to a rocky start, with crucial preparations already delayed or falling to the wayside, largely a result of inadequate... Read more »

As Deadline Looms, Activists Mobilize to Defend DACA

Youth covered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, their parents and immigrant rights advocates on Monday began a weeklong series of civil... Read more »

Teen’s ‘Empowerment’ Mural Inspires Girls, Earns High Honor

A mural painted to inspire young girls to reach for their dreams was unveiled Saturday in Boyle Heights. Titled “Empowerment,” it’s the first public mural... Read more »

Police Looking for Bell Gardens Pizza Parlor Robbery Suspects

Bell Gardens police still need the public’s help to identify two suspects in the armed takeover robbery of a pizza restaurant. The suspects struck at closing time... Read more »

Officials Lash Out Against Suggestion to ‘Shrink’ Size of Some National Monuments

The San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, created by President Barack Obama in 2014 and placed under review in April by President Donald Trump, would likely remain... Read more »

Sup. Solis and Cal State LA Partner to Promote Bioscience Industry

“The sky is the limit,” said Los Angeles County Sup. Hilda Solis last week during the closing of a five-week bioscience training boot camp at Cal State University,... Read more »

Baby Powder Maker Ordered to Pay East L.A. Woman $417M

A Los Angeles jury Monday awarded $417 million to an ovarian cancer patient who alleged her disease was caused by the use of Johnson & Johnson talcum powder. Eva... Read more »

Father Gets 25 Years to Life for Killing 5-Year-Old Son

A South Pasadena father who admitted killing his 5-year-old son, whose body was found in Santa Barbara County after a roughly two-month search, was sentenced Wednesday... Read more »

L.A. Council Committee Approves Fee on Developers

A Los Angeles City Council committee Tuesday supported one of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s top priorities, requiring real estate developers to help fund the construction... Read more »

Montebello Fire Disrupts Traffic, Causes Power Outage

Oilers Barbershop owner Armen Bagramryan told EGP that he heard a loud explosion sometime after midnight Tuesday night, but didn’t think anything of it until he... Read more »

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