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Hidden Poor Highest Among Elder Black and Latino Households

Nearly one in five adults over age 65 in California, that is, around 772,000 elders, endure financial hardship, unable to afford basic needs, but often ineligible... Read more »

L.A. Chosen as Nation’s 2024 Summer Olympics Bid

Mayor Eric Garcetti was in Switzerland Wednesday to present Los Angeles to the International Olympic Committee as a candidate to host the 2024 Olympics. Garcetti... Read more »

Man Shot in Commerce Named

Authorities Wednesday released the name of a man who was shot and killed in Commerce. The attack in the 5100 block of Astor Avenue took place about 8:50 p.m. Tuesday,... Read more »

Suicidal Man Talked Off Montebello Overpass

 Sheriff’s deputies persuaded a suicidal man not to jump onto the Pomona (60) Freeway from an overpass in Montebello, authorities said Wednesday. The drama on... Read more »

Meetings Next Week On 323 Area Code

The California Public Utilities Commission will hold community meetings next week on a proposal to begin using the 213 area code in neighborhoods currently served... Read more »

Community Calendar: September 3, 2015 – September 9, 2015

Today, Thursday, Sept. 3 1-8pm – Used Book Sale at East Los Angeles Library Thru Sept. 5. Shop from thousands of books, magazines, DVDs and audio books. Hours... Read more »

Residents Demand State Agencies Clean Exide Contamination Now

For the first 17 years of his life, Jose Anthony Gutierrez lived in Vernon, not too far from the now closed Exide Technologies plant. He says he is living proof... Read more »

Exide Taint Blows Over to City of Commerce

The City of Commerce had joined a long list of communities affected by lead contamination from a Vernon-based battery recycling plant permanently closed in March... Read more »

Veteran Monument Tagging: Ultimate Disrespect

It’s a sad sign of the times, the careless damage caused by graffiti vandals who care more about the thrill of tagging highly visible places than the damage they... Read more »

Workers Back Anti-Wage Theft Bill

Janitors, housekeepers, airline and restaurant workers were among participants supporting legislation to end wage theft at a town hall meeting Friday in Highland... Read more »

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