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The Lights and Sounds of L.A. County Fair

Carnival rides light up at night at the L.A. County Fair in Pomona. (Photo by Nancy Martinez) Carnival rides, food booths, games and barn animals have taken over... Read more »

$213 Million Awarded to House Homeless

A coalition of businesses and foundations announced Tuesday the awarding of nearly $213 million in grants to two dozen social service agencies in hopes of providing... Read more »

Couple Wins $40 Million Judgment Against East West Bank

An Arcadia man and his wife who got their start opening discount stores in East Los Angeles, alleged East West Bank shattered their dreams of building a commercial... Read more »

Do Gut Bacteria Rule Our Minds?

It sounds like science fiction, but it seems that bacteria within us — which outnumber our own cells about 100-fold — may very well be affecting both our cravings... Read more »

Ruben Salazar Remembered

When East Los Angeles activist Sal Valdez visited the location where Mexican-American journalist Ruben Salazar was killed 44 years ago, he did not find a large commemorative... Read more »

Mayor Garcetti Proposes Minimum Wage Raise

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced his proposal to raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles to $13.25 an hour during a Labor Day rally in South Los Angeles. “While our... Read more »

Study: Wealth of Calif. Nonprofits Not Evenly Spread Throughout State

New America Media —Nonprofit organizations are an economic force in California – as an industry, they’re now the fourth largest employer in the state – but... Read more »

Changes to Community College System Announced at ELAC

(Photo by Mario Villegas) California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris, Harris, state Board of Governors President Manuel Baca, Los Angeles Community... Read more »

New Charter Middle School Opens in East L.A.

(Courtesy of Green Dot Public Schools) One hundred plus 6th grade students started their first day of classes at a new school in East Los Angeles, Ánimo Ellen Ochoa... Read more »

Gonzalez Leads National League in RBIs

(EGP photo by Fred Zermeno) Dodgers’ Adrian Gonzalez (pictured) continues to play strong at 1st base and at the plate. Gonzalez leads the National League with... Read more »

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