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Feds Should Delay Action on Jails to After Nov. Election

Citing a dramatic increase in suicides in Los Angeles County jails, federal officials have rejected the county’s efforts to keep control of its beleaguered jail... Read more »

It Takes a Mentor

As high school seniors start to churn out their college applications, elite campuses are trying to catch the attention of high-achieving and gifted low-income students... Read more »

Troubling Lack of Diversity In Environmental Movement

The environmental movement needs to diversify. A recent study of environmental organizations casts a spotlight on this problem. “The current state of racial diversity... Read more »

If it Yelps, Let it Go

Crowd-sourcing is a novel way of organizing our society these days. Whether we’re trying to fund projects through Kickstarter or GoFundMe or editing the next big... Read more »

Asking Parents Smart Questions Can Help Obese Kids Lose Weight

Preventing childhood obesity may begin at home, but there’s plenty nurses can do to help parents embrace healthy lifestyle choices, says Rita John, DNP, EdD, CPNP-PC,... Read more »

One Year Later: Count Down to Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented

Immigrant advocacy groups gathered outside Los Angeles City Hall last week to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the signing of a state bill allowing undocumented... Read more »

Montebello Police K9 Receive Bullet Proof Vests

Montebello Police K9 Cody (City of Montebello)   Montebello K9 Ari. (City of Montebello) A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing bullet and stab protective... Read more »

Non-Citizens Face Harsher Sentencing Than Citizens in U.S. Criminal Courts

Washington, DC— Non-Americans in the U.S. federal court system are more likely to be sentenced to prison and for longer terms compared to U.S. citizens, according... Read more »

Music Center Turns 50

    (Courtesy of the Music Center) The 50th anniversary of the Music Center in downtown Los Angeles was celebrated Oct. 2 with a fanfare laden rededication... Read more »

Community Calendar: Oct. 9, 2014 – Oct. 12, 2014

Friday, Oct. 10 6-8pm–East LA Women’s Center Clinic to End Violence Against Women and Girls at the Boyle Heights Farmers Market. Referrals to legal, social,... Read more »

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