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Commerce Councilwoman Facing Heavy FPPC Fines

Commerce Mayor Pro Tem Tina Baca del Rio is facing the state’s largest proposed judgment against a sitting local official over allegations she illegally transferred... Read more »

East L.A. Seniors Work Together to Fight Depression, Loneliness

The setting was casual, from the coffee and Mexican bread on the table, to the prayer recited in both English and Spanish to get the meeting started. The men and... Read more »

Young Cancer Patient Becomes K9 Deputy For a Day

Alfonso Hoffman’s young life changed unexpectedly when he was diagnosed with Leukemia at the beginning of this year. His mother, Desiree, noticed changes to his... Read more »

USDA to Keep Children Fed While School Is Out

To ensure children from low-income areas do not go hungry this summer, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) will serve more than 200 million free lunches to children... Read more »

Public Input Being Sought for Exide EIR

The public’s final chance to weigh in on the scope of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) being prepared for the massive cleanup of lead and other toxic chemicals... Read more »

Goal Set to Hire 15,000 Youth this Summer

City and county officials announced a goal Wednesday of helping 15,000 young people get jobs this year as part of the Los Angeles Summer Youth Employment program,... Read more »

Law to Fight Doctor-Shopping in CA Takes Effect

As of July 1, all doctors in California must be registered for access to the state’s prescription database. It’s part of an effort to stop drug-addicted patients... Read more »

Bus Riders Beware: Metro Relocating Union Station Stops During Renovations

Union Station’s bus and shuttle hub will be closed for three months, starting next Monday, to undergo renovation work, which means the temporary relocation of... Read more »

County Supervisors Place Parks Parcel Tax on November Ballot

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to put a measure on the November ballot that would levy a one-and-a-half cent per square foot parcel tax... Read more »

Major Retail Project Approved In Commerce

After six-hours of heated debate over the building of a controversial retail center in Commerce, the City Council approved two resolutions early Wednesday that will... Read more »

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