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Vernon Councilwoman Questions Budget

For the first time in a long time, a Vernon city councilmember asked city staff some tough questions about the $380 million proposed budget for 2015-2016 the city... Read more »

L.A. $15 Minimum Wage Almost Official

The Los Angeles City Council tentatively approved an ordinance Wednesday that would raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles to $15 per hour by 2020 for hundreds of... Read more »

County Homecare Workers Seek $15/Hour Wage

As home healthcare workers continued to push Tuesday for a wage hike from $9.65 to $15 an hour, Los Angeles County’s interim CEO laid out some of the other claims... Read more »

Exide Advisory Group Assembles

For the past couple of years, Resurrection Church in Boyle Heights has been the epicenter of the movement to close down the Exide battery-recycling plant in Vernon,... Read more »

Historic Vote Takes California’s Undocumented a Step Closer to Health Care

New America Media – A sweeping bill that will expand health care coverage to California’s undocumented population sailed through the State Senate Wednesday on... Read more »

Feds Move to Seize New Mongol Nation Insignias

Government prosecutors last week announced their intention to seize control of a new trademarked insignia associated with the Montebello-centered Mongol Nation motorcycle... Read more »

Ron Calderon’s Defense Claims Government Leaked Sealed Affidavit

Lawyers for Ron Calderon allege in court papers that federal corruption charges against their client should be thrown out because prosecutors engaged in “outrageous... Read more »

Push In Montebello to Allow Vote on Marijuana Dispensaries

Montebello residents may soon have to consider whether they want to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in their city — and if revenue from taxing “pot” sales... Read more »

Bell Gardens Parents ‘Focus Lens’ on Child Nutrition

For years, pan dulce and milk was breakfast in Areli Lopez’s home, but now the Bell Gardens mother makes sure to fill her daughters’ plates with fruits and vegetables. Lopez... Read more »

Caltrans to Pay Commerce for Access to Bandini Park During Freeway Widening

Commerce city officials have agreed to allow Caltrans to move forward with a widening project on the 710 Freeway that will temporarily close off a section of Bandini... Read more »

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