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Election Brings Some Changes to Local Councils

Election Brings Some Changes to Local Councils

Change can be scary, so can the unknown. Election results have yet to be officially certified in Monterey Park or the City of Commerce, but it appears voters in those cities have for the most part opted to stick with ...

Feds Raid Suspected ‘Maternity Hotels’ in Southern California

Feds Raid Suspected ‘Maternity Hotels’ in Southern California

Federal officials on Tuesday, March 3, searched through dozens of Southern California locations, raiding through “maternity hotels,” where foreign women allegedly give birth for the sole purpose of having a US citizen baby, authorities said.

Alkaline Sets Sight on City of Angels

Alkaline Sets Sight on City of Angels

In March 2013, he created a firestorm when he tattooed his eyeballs. The unprecedented tactic thrust the edgy artist into the spotlight, exactly what he says he intended the move to do.

Celebrating ‘Viva la Muxer’ at MOLAA

Celebrating ‘Viva la Muxer’ at MOLAA

On Saturday, an all female art and music festival will be held at the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) to “empower” women from “all walks of life.”

Montebello Unified and the March of Ethnic Studies

Montebello Unified and the March of Ethnic Studies

District resolution calls for high school requirement and development of classes addressing race, class, gender and sexuality.

Child Victims Entitled to Civil Recourse,  Regardless of Legal Status

Child Victims Entitled to Civil Recourse, Regardless of Legal Status

A bill authored by Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez aimed at protecting the rights of undocumented children in civil court proceedings has earned the backing of MALDEF, ...

Roybal-Allard to Lead Dems on Powerful Homeland Security Subcommittee

Roybal-Allard to Lead Dems on Powerful Homeland Security Subcommittee

The House Democratic Caucus formally approved Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) selection as the Ranking Democrat on the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security. She ...

Vernon Councilmember Continues Family Legacy

Vernon Councilmember Continues Family Legacy

Melissa Ybarra took the oath of office Tuesday; she will fill out the remainder of the term left vacant by the unexpected death of her ...

L.A. City Council Candidates: How They Fared

L.A. City Council Candidates: How They Fared

Based on Tuesday’s primary election results, the top two finishers in Council District 4 were Carolyn Ramsay and David Ryu, also the district’s top fundraisers. ...

Homeless Man on Skid Row Shot Dead by LAPD

Homeless Man on Skid Row Shot Dead by LAPD

Police shot and killed a homeless man on Skid Row Sunday afternoon, March 1 during a struggle where he “forcibly grabbed” a rookie officer’s gun, ...

Re-thinking Green Lawns in Alhambra

Re-thinking Green Lawns in Alhambra

As a shortage of water continues, one resident says that the city should shift the focus from green lawns to drought-tolerant ones.

Telemarketing Scam Team that Targeted Spanish Speakers Banned by FTC

Telemarketing Scam Team that Targeted Spanish Speakers Banned by FTC

The defendants in a scheme that targeted Spanish-speaking consumers have been banned from telemarketing.

Saving California Parks — With New Ideas and Tech

Saving California Parks — With New Ideas and Tech

California state parks are in trouble. And the solution may lie in the state's young, diverse and urban population.

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