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Officials Discuss FPPC Fines, Apologize

COMMERCE – Two City of Commerce council members apologized to residents Tuesday for campaign and conflict of interest violations that resulted in them having to... Read more »

Newly Covered By Medi-Cal, Undocumented Children Also Seek Dental Care

Eight-year-old Erika Andalon recently started treatment for six cavities at an AltaMed dental clinic in eastern Los Angeles near her home. She hadn’t been to a... Read more »

Courts Strike Deal with Feds to Up Number of Free Interpreters

The Los Angeles Superior Court system will continue to expand its provision of free interpreter services to people with limited English-language skills under an... Read more »

LAUSD Adopts Later School Start

Classes will begin one week later in the Los Angeles Unified School District next year, then begin another week later the following year under a plan approved Tuesday... Read more »

Working Toward Victory

Hoping to make an impressive showing at the 2017 Academic Decathalon, students from Roosevelt High School spent last Saturday honing their knowledge of World War... Read more »

FPPC Approves Penalties Against Commerce Officials

Despite residents demanding harsher penalties, the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) today approved reduced fines against two Commerce officials accused... Read more »

LAPD Commission Wants Closer Look at Handling of Racial Profiling Claims

The Los Angeles Police Commission Tuesday requested a re-examination of the way the LAPD handles complaints of racial profiling by officers, with one member saying... Read more »

From Lead to Pipelines, Students Hone Research Skills

A small group of community-based researchers in Southeast Los Angeles County is searching to find solutions to environmental issues ranging from lead contamination... Read more »

GO East L.A. Expands; Free Community College Launched

Efforts to get more Los Angeles students to college got a big boost this week with the launch of an initiative to give students a free year of community college,... Read more »

Second Commerce Official Faces FPPC Fine

Less than two months after Commerce Mayor Pro Tem Tina Baca del Rio faced one of the largest penalties ever issued by the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC)... Read more »

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