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‘Hispanic Paradox’: Latinos Live Longer Than Other Races, UCLA Says

Latinos age at a slower rate than other ethnic groups, despite having a higher susceptibility to some diseases, according to a UCLA study released Tuesday. The findings,... Read more »

Youth Respond to Officer-Involved Shootings

BOYLE HEIGHTS – An officer-involved shooting in Boyle Heights last week that claimed the life of a 14-year-old boy, sparking outrage by many in the eastside neighborhood,... Read more »

Pieces of Rock ‘Bridge’ Communities

Some of the rocks were big, others were small, but to the hundreds of people who lined up Saturday in downtown Los Angeles, the only thing that really mattered was... Read more »

County to Review Racial Bias in Law Enforcement Agencies

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to take a look at whether Los Angeles County’s law enforcement agencies can do more to mitigate implicit racial... Read more »

Community Calendar: Aug. 18, 2016 – Aug. 24, 2016

Today, Thursday Aug. 18 2pm–POV Film Screening at the Montebello Library. Featured Film is “Flyers in Search of a Dream,” the story of America’s pioneering... Read more »

Local Officials Back Keeping CA’s Death Penalty

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell, L.A. County District Attorney Jackie Lacey and Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens have all come out in favor of preserving... Read more »

LAUSD Graduation Rates Improve

The graduation rate for the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Class of 2016 was 75 percent, a new high mark for the district, Superintendent Michelle King... Read more »

Police Shoot, Wound Man in Eagle Rock

(CNS) – An officer-involved shooting in the Eagle Rock area Tuesday left a man wounded and hospitalized in stable condition, police said. No officers were... Read more »

Man Shot in City Terrace

A man was shot and wounded in unincorporated City Terrace, authorities said Wednesday. The shooting was reported at 11:05 p.m. in an alley adjacent to the 200 block... Read more »

At Any Other Time … Substance Would Have Outweighed Political Gaffes

If a candidate in a past presidential election had said something that could remotely be interpreted as wanting second amendment/gun possession rights advocates... Read more »

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