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Vernon Councilwoman Running Quietly Unopposed

It was only 18 months ago that Vernon Councilwoman Luz Martinez was elected in an extremely tight race that involved a ballot recount in a city that some critics... Read more »

Huizar Wants to Delay Jay-Z Concert Approval

Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar wants his colleagues to put the brakes on rapper Jay-Z’s planned two-day music festival at Grand Park. The Budweiser Made... Read more »

County Calls On Gay Men to Get Immunized

Eight people in Los Angeles County have been diagnosed with invasive meningococcal disease this year, health officials announced today as they issued a call for... Read more »

Tribute to High School Coach

(Photo by Mario Villegas ) Ray Gallego, left, and Ann Marie Straight, the wife of the late Richard Straight, cut the ribbon to mark the dedicating of Cantwell Sacred... Read more »

High Levels of Lead Again Detected at Exide

Excessive levels of lead were detected in recent emissions from the much-debated Exide Technologies battery recycling plant in Vernon, air quality regulators announced. According... Read more »

Student-Run Farmers Market Promotes Healthy Lifestyle

Cesar Chavez Elementary School Green Thumb Club students team up to sell cilantro and other greens to a fellow student.(Montebello Unified School District) Students... Read more »

Ten-Year Old Visits Pope; Father Released from Immigration Center

Ten year old, Jersey Vargas, who asked Pope Francis to help reunite her with her father—who is facing deportation—got  her wish today when her father was released... Read more »

Women’s Economic Future Tied to Affordable Childcare

Without affordable, quality childcare, many women will be unable to get the jobs they need to raise them and their children out of poverty, a panel of women elected... Read more »

Campaign Urges Permanent Residents to Pursue Citizenship

About half of the 3.4 million legal permanent residents in California who are eligible for U.S. citizenship live in Los Angeles County, according to data from the... Read more »

County to Offer Free Lead Screenings to Residents Living Near Exide

Los Angeles County health officials announced Wednesday they will offer free blood lead screenings to residents who live, work or attend school near the Exide Technologies... Read more »

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