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City to Consider Sales Tax Hike to Raise $4.5B for Street Repairs

Los Angeles’ top budget adviser Tuesday recommended going to voters with a half-cent sales tax hike to pay for street and sidewalk repairs. The proposed tax hike... Read more »

After Nearly 30 Year Absence, Musical Theatre Returns to Roosevelt High

The performance of the Romeo and Juliet inspired tragic love story “West Side Story” last Friday on the Roosevelt High School stage marked an important first... Read more »

Cantwell Defeats Sierra Canyon to Earn Spot In Final Four

It’s on to the state final four for Cantwell Sacred Heart of Mary High School in Montebello. The Cardinals defeated top-seed Sierra Canyon, 62-54, Tuesday night... Read more »

Activists Demand LAUSD Support Schools in Low-Income Communities

Education activists delivered on Tuesday more than 5,000 petitions to the Los Angeles Unified School District board of education demanding $1 billion in state funding... Read more »

Affordable Housing Complex Opens in Boyle Heights

Councilmember Huizar, addresses those assembled for the Grand Opening ceremony for the Whittier Apartments in Boyle Heights. (Courtesy of Betsy Annas, City of Los... Read more »

More Funding for Health Centers Improves Access to Care

Increased federal funding for community health centers since 2000 has helped low-income adults get access to primary care and dental care, according to a new study... Read more »

County Approves ‘Strike Team’ to Deal with Toxic Polluters

State officials have advised some eastside residents to not allow their children to play in their backyards or at a local preschool in response to concerning results... Read more »

Ed Reform Activists Seek to Engage Parents In School Funding Decisions

While many educators and school reform activists hail California’s new school funding formula that will direct more money to K-12 schools with high numbers of... Read more »

Iconic Activist Joins Final Push for Obamacare

With just two weeks left to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, the agency responsible for enrolling Californians has called on a well... Read more »

Pelosi Joins Local Politicians to Talk Economic Agenda for Women

A group of elected officials, all women, were at Cal State Los Angeles Monday to discuss their economic agenda for women, including paycheck fairness, childcare... Read more »

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