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Former Montebello Senator Set to Plead Guilty

Former state Sen. Ron Calderon agreed Tuesday to plead guilty to a federal mail fraud charge, days after his brother, also a former lawmaker, admitted allowing bribe... Read more »

Fee on Automobile Batteries Could Pay for Lead Cleanup

A California bill aimed at funding the cleanup of lead-contaminated communities like those surrounding the now-shuttered Exide battery recycling plant, could soon... Read more »

Parents Push Education Agenda as Crime Scene Unfolds

A group of Spanish-speaking mothers were waiting outside the Highland Park Ebel Club on Avenue 57 last week to meet with their local school district board member... Read more »

Helen Chavez, Wife of UFW Leader, Dies at Age 88

Helen Fabela Chavez, widow of farm labor and civil rights leader Cesar Chavez passed away June 6 of natural causes. She was 88. While often described as “quiet... Read more »

L.A. County Voter Turnout Nearly Doubles

Voter turnout in Los Angeles County for Tuesday’s primary was nearly double that of 2012, contributing to a laborious and lengthy process of tallying ballots,... Read more »

California Set to Be First State to Allow Undocumented Residents to Buy Health Coverage on Online Marketplace

New America Media – As early as next year, undocumented immigrants will be able to buy health insurance on Covered California, the state’s online marketplace.... Read more »

Tanaka Faces Five Year Prison Sentence

Prosecutors are seeking a five-year prison term for the former second-in-command of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, who was dubbed the “ringleader”... Read more »

L.A. to Hire Petroleum and Natural Gas Expert

The Los Angeles City Council moved today to set up an office that will provide expert advice on petroleum and natural gas activity in the city, two years after the... Read more »

County Debates Cutting Phone Fees for Inmates

Los Angeles County jail inmates appear poised to receive a cut in some charges on their phone bill, though not big enough to dent the county’s $15 million annual... Read more »

Surgery for Chronic Temporal Headaches—Simplified Approach Shows Good Results

Newswise – A modified surgical technique may provide a simpler approach to the surgical treatment for one type of chronic headache, according to an “Ideas and... Read more »

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