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Children Reunited With Incarcerated Fathers

For the eighth year running, male inmates were reunited with children and grandchildren for one day as part of the  “Returning Hearts Celebration,” a program... Read more »

County Adopts Program to Enforce Wage Law

The Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance Tuesday to enforce the county’s minimum wage. The Department of Consumer and Business Affairs will set up the wage... Read more »

‘Reaching for the Future’ at the L.A. Boys and Girls Club

Quality after school programs, tutoring and mentoring programs that are affordable and culturally sensitive can be hard to find in many of Los Angeles’ ethnically... Read more »

Demands to Expand Exide Test Area Grow

At the first public hearing since the governor signed legislation to appropriate $176.6 million for the testing and cleanup of residential properties surrounding... Read more »

Report: Women’s Income Still Lags Behind Men

Latinas represent nearly half of the women in Los Angeles County, while women at all education levels earn less than their male counterparts, according to a report... Read more »

LASD Scandal Prompts New Policy

Sheriff Jim McDonnell, who is suffering his first major embarrassment as sheriff over the departure of his chief of staff because of racially insensitive emails,... Read more »

Report: Incarceration Separates 503,000 CA Kids from Parents

Five percent of children in the Golden State have a parent who is or has been incarcerated, that’s more than a half-million kids, according to a new report. Researchers... Read more »

Exide: From Brownfield to Classroom

East and southeast Los Angeles County area residents could soon be trained to test for environmental damages like those in their own backyard. The Department of... Read more »

Sups. to Re-Evaluate Anti-Gang Tactics

The Board of Supervisors Tuesday directed county staffers to re-evaluate anti-gang tactics employed over the last two decades under a partnership with the Los Angeles... Read more »

Montebello Police Bust Shoplifting Ring

Two people were arrested and two others were cited for allegedly taking part in a shoplifting ring that targeted Southern California Victoria’s Secret and JC Penney... Read more »

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