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Brown’s Budget Pokes Holes in Safety Net, Say Health Care Advocates

With just about two weeks left for Gov. Jerry Brown to unveil the state budget, Alameda County officials and health care advocates are scrambling to get him to reconsider... Read more »

Bell Gardens Businesses Prepare for Summer Youth Hiring

With the school year coming to an end, high school students will be knocking on the doors of local businesses in search of a summer job. Some businesses in Bell... Read more »

New Owners for Vernon Manufacture

Vernon-based frozen-food manufacturer Overhill Farms Inc. announced Thursday it has agreed to be bought by Minneapolis-based Bellisio Foods Inc., the nation’s... Read more »

Vernon-based ‘True Religion’ Agrees to be Acquired for $835 Million

True Religion Apparel Inc., a manufacturer of high-end denim garments, announced on May 10 it has agreed to be acquired for around $835 million. The company said... Read more »

State Supreme Court Oks Local Limits on ‘Pot Shops’

Reacting to the state Supreme Court’s ruling Monday that said municipalities can ban medical marijuana dispensaries, an attorney backing Los Angeles’ Proposition... Read more »

Montebello No Longer In the Red, But Deadline to Pay Past Debt Closing In

It was not too long ago that the city of Montebello was facing a projected five-year,  $17.3 million deficit and having trouble securing a loan to help it get through... Read more »

Mayor Calls for Canceling Pay Raises For L.A. City Workers

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Monday released his final budget proposal before leaving office, in which he called for solving the city’s projected budget... Read more »

Targeting Prop 39 Funds Could Pay for Thousands of ‘Green’ Jobs, Study Finds

Starting a fund from Proposition 39 proceeds to pay for clean energy and efficiency projects could help create up to 21,000 “green” jobs, according to a study... Read more »

Keep Sales Dollar Local, Urge Montebello Businesses

Over 70 local businesses participated in the 24th Annual Montebello Business Expo last week, hoping to stimulate the local economy by urging local residents and... Read more »

Debate Gets Heated As Supervisors Consider Clampdown on Illegal Street Vending

Illegal sidewalk vendors in the Florence-Firestone area drew attention at a Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday. Hundreds of vendors, selling... Read more »

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